Ceremony to name the MIT Memorial Lobby on Nov. 18


November 13, 2013

MIT is changing the name of Lobby 10 to Memorial Lobby during a ceremony on Monday, November 18th, 2013 at 5:00pm. The name change is intended to honor MIT’s veterans, whose names are inscribed on lobby walls.  All are invited (no RSVP required), and there will be a reception following the ceremony.  Speakers include John S. Reed (Chairman of the MIT Corporation), Ronald G. Ballinger (Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering and Materials Science Engineering), Eric Victor (Co-President of the MIT Veterans Organization), DiOnetta Jones Crayton (Associate Dean and Director in the Office of Minority Education), Phillip L. Clay (Professor of Urban Studies and Planning), and Robert M. Randolph (Chaplain to the Institute), who will be giving the benediction.  The program will include a joint honor guard comprised of ROTC cadets and MIT Police Officers, as well as music provided by the MIT Chorallaries and a brass ensemble.

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