OSU’s Fire Protection Society and Firefighter Combat Challenge Team will host the 2022 Memorial 9/11 Stair Climb inside Boone Pickens Stadium on Sept. 11. Participants, including OSU students, faculty and staff, as well as firefighters from the surrounding area and across the country, will climb the equivalent of 110 stories in honor of firefighters and emergency personnel who responded at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
WHAT: 2022 Memorial 9/11 Stair Climb
WHEN: 9 a.m., Sept. 11, 2022
WHERE: Boone Pickens Stadium
DETAILS: Registration/check-in will be at 8:30 a.m. The climb starts at 9 a.m.
For further information, visit https://2022oklahomastateuniversity911.godaddysites.com.
BACKGROUND: OSU has hosted the memorial stair climb for over 10 years, but this year’s event marks the first time it has been held inside Boone Pickens Stadium. The Fire Protection Society, which is unique to Oklahoma State University and founded in 1937, is the oldest student organization on campus. The OSU Firefighter Combat Challenge is the nation’s only university-based firefighting competition team.
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Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. OSU has more than 33,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and more than 100 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 275,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.