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University of Maryland To Break Ground on New School of Public Policy Building

October 28, 2019
Contacts: 

Natifia Mullings, 301-405-4076

College Park, MD -- The University of Maryland, joined by state and local leaders, will celebrate the groundbreaking of the new School of Public Policy building on Tuesday, October 29. The new facility is designed for the critical exploration of the world’s most pressing issues and will support the School's commitment to developing future leaders in the art of policy and governance. Bringing together five growing research and policy impact center, the  70,000 square-foot academic building will provide a place for the campus to shape and lead the civic sphere, while also promoting local, national and global public good. 

 

WHO: Wallace D. Loh, University of Maryland President
Robert C. Orr, School of Public Policy Dean
Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., President of the Maryland Senate
Adrienne A. Jones, Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates
James D. Fielder Jr., Maryland Secretary of Higher Education
Bob Caret, Chancellor, University System of Maryland
Serena Saunders, BA/MPP Student

WHEN:
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019,4 p.m. Media with video or still cameras should arrive for check-in and be set up by 3 p.m. All additional media should arrive prior to event start time.

WHERE:
The Hotel at the University of Maryland
Top of the 7’s Ballroom
7777 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740

PARKING: To secure complimentary parking, media should RSVP to Natifia Mullings at mullings@umd.edu by October 28.


MEDIA CHECK-IN:
Media will be required to show identification and credentials at the media check-in table prior to entering the event. 

AUDIO:
A mult-box audio feed will be available at the event.