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Shepherd’s President Shipley receives award from Jefferson County’s NAACP

ISSUED: 22 June 2015
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The Jefferson County Branch of the NAACP presented a plaque to Shepherd University President Suzanne Shipley in appreciation of her work in advancing multicultural relations and multicultural history at Shepherd University.

Pictured above (l. to r.) are George Rutherford, president of the Jefferson County NAACP, President Shipley, and Rev. Ernest Lyles. Rutherford said he appreciated Shipley’s “open door policy and her work in promoting positive race relations and cultural diversity.”

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