Quincy University will be honoring service members and veterans throughout the month of November with an “Honor Tree.” Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to tie a ribbon or a message to the tree as a silent way of thanking and paying tribute. Colorful ribbons will adorn the tree located in Francis Hall throughout the entire month of November. Each ribbon signifies a “thank you.”
White Ribbon – in memory of a family member or friend who lost his/her life in service
Blue Ribbon - in honor of a family member who is currently serving
Yellow Ribbon – general support and thanks to all veterans and service members
Black Ribbon – in recognition of a POW/MIA service member
Purple Ribbon – in honor of Purple Heart recipients
Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University (www.quincy.edu) is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. Quincy University’s intercollegiate sports are members of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women. For more information, please contact the Quincy University office of communications by calling (217) 228-5275.