So long, 2011

Howdy BPSers!

It’s the Thursday before the New Year and today we’ll say good-bye to 2011.

Some memorable things have happened this year:

The Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XLV.

“Arab Spring” – Massive demonstrations against the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, & Egypt, led to societal changes. Demonstrations were also held in Libya and leader Muammar Gaddafi, was overthrown.

In March, a 9.1-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit Japan.

An estimated 2 billion watched the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in London, England.

Osama bin Laden, leader of the terrorist group Al-Qaeda was killed.

NASA ended the space shuttle program when Atlantis landed at Kennedy Space Center on July 21.

The Bachelor of Professional Studies program launches!

The world population has reached 7 billion.

What are some memorable things that have affected you this year? Chime in and let us know!

As always, enjoy the rest of the year and happy New Year!