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REF NO.: 42

SUBJECT: Memorial to officially name new 500-bed residence

DATE: Oct. 7

Note to editors:

Dr. Gary Kachanoski, president and vice-chancellor, Memorial University, will host a dedication ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 8, to officially announce the names chosen for the new residence complex on the St. John’s campus.

Dr. Kachanoski will be joined by Premier Paul Davis and special guests, alumni, senior university officials, faculty, students and donors to mark this occasion.


Memorial University, New Residence Courtyard, Livyer’s Loop

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Order of events:

9:30 a.m. Guided tour (media, please meet at the residence’s main entrance, north side of building)

10 a.m. Announcement

10:30 a.m. Reception


Media representatives are invited to attend.

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