News Briefs (Sept. 8-14)

9/11: a day of remembrance 

On Friday, Sept. 11 at noon in the Alvin Sherman Library Quad, the Veterans Resource Center, and the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement (SLCE) will host a 9/11 day of remembrance. All students are encouraged to attend for a minute by minute walkthrough of the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The event will include the honor guard, a guest speaker and Marine Veteran Matt Chenworth.


ESports leagues season to begin

Registration for ESports Leagues for the fall 2020 semester is open. To sign up, students can visit, where they can find and sign up a team. The league includes FIFA 20, Madden 20, NBA 2K20, Fortnite, League of Legends and Overwatch and will run from Sept. 7-27. Playoffs will begin Sept. 28 and run until Oct. 4. For more information, contact Elif Portakal at


Alvin Sherman Library to host financial literacy and entrepreneur education workshops 

Throughout September, the Alvin Sherman Library will host a series of online workshops sponsored by the SunTrust Foundation, designed to inspire and educate individuals about financial success. The second workshop of the series will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 7- 8 p.m. and will provide attendees with tips to help them master the art of constructive feedback. On Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., a workshop on estate planning tips will also be held. All workshops are open to the public. Registration can be found at

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