University of Pittsburgh
November 17, 2015

Hail to Paris

Pitt stands with Paris in on-campus event tomorrow

Sharon Blake


Cell: 412-277-6926

PITTSBURGH—University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, administrators and staff from Pitt’s European Studies Center and University Center for International Studies, as well as students, staff, and faculty from Pitt, Duquesne University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Carlow University will assemble Wednesday, Nov. 18, to show support for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks and the people of France.

The group will gather at 4 p.m. at Forbes Quadrangle, between Wesley W. Posvar Hall and Hillman Library, Forbes Avenue, Oakland. 

Other guests include Jean-Dominique Le Garrec, Honorary Consul of France to Pittsburgh, and Jean-Pierre Collet, former Honorary Consul of France to Pittsburgh. 

The program, which is expected to last less than an hour, will include a moment of silence, remarks from Pitt administrators, performances from Pitt vocalists and a student violinist from Duquesne University, and the singing of the French national anthem.