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February 29 public meeting to address proposed financing of new student housing

ISSUED: 19 February 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — A public meeting will be held at Shepherd University on Monday, February 29 about the proposed USDA financing of a new student housing facility at Shepherd. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education auditorium, Shepherd University, 213 N. King Street.

The Shepherd University Foundation, through the entity Shepherd University Foundation Supporting Organization (SUFSO), is applying for project financing through the USDA Community Facilities Program. Attendees will be able to ask questions and comment about the project, general financing, economic and environmental impacts, service area, alternatives, and any other general inquiry.

For more information about the public meeting, contact James Vigil, vice president for administration, at 304-876-5496 orĀ

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