McKeon will also discuss crime prevention, with the event taking place during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 10-16) and in partnership with Anna Maria College’s Molly Bish Center for the Protection of Children and the Elderly.
Following Col. McKeon’s address and a question and answer session with the audience, Col. McKeon will join the Anna Maria community in a vigil to honor crime victims and commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The vigil will include remembrances, a musical performance and prayer led by Anna Maria’s Campus Ministry, the lighting of candles and a procession into the campus rotary.
WHO: Colonel Richard McKeon ‘83G, Massachusetts State Police Superintendent, Anna Maria College Alumnus
Mary Lou Retelle, Anna Maria College President Ann Marie Mires, Director of Molly Bish Center at Anna Maria College and the College’s Forensic Criminology program
WHEN: Monday, April 11, 2016
Speaking Program: 5:30 p.m. | Vigil: 6:15 p.m.
WHERE: Anna Maria College
Zecco Center for the Performing Arts 50 Sunset Lane Paxton, MA 01612
Anna Maria College is a private, co-educational institution founded in 1946 by the Sisters of Saint Anne. With an annual enrollment of 1,500 students, the College prides itself on providing a values-based, service-focused liberal arts education. Anna Maria has grown to offer a variety of undergraduate majors, as well as many graduate and certificate programs, both on-ground and online. The small student-faculty ratio allows for a highly personalized learning experience, while the modest class and campus size allow for optimal student involvement. The College offers 13 Division III NCAA athletic programs for men and women. Anna Maria's campus is conveniently located just minutes away from Worcester, MA on 192 acres in Paxton.