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Stratford University Holds Grand Opening Event for Richmond Campus Wednesday
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Stratford University Holds Grand Opening Event for Richmond Campus Wednesday

On Wednesday morning, Stratford University hosted a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony in honor of their new Richmond campus, located at 11104 W. Broad Street in Glen Allen, Va.

Nearly 150 guests from legislative offices and local businesses alike gathered for the landmark occasion.

Notables such as  Patrice Lewis, Outreach Representative for the Office of Senator Mark R Warner and Tim Grimes with the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce  addressed the crowd while the Honorable Gerard Robinson, Virginia Secretary of Education served as the keynote speaker.

During the ceremony, Eric Robison, President of the Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate presented Dr. Richard Shurtz, President of Stratford University and Mark Slusher of TGM Realty Investors (lead builder for the Richmond campus) with the GRACRE's Best Renovation/Reuse Project Award in the Richmond region for 2010.

“We are very excited about this grand opening,” says Dr. James Flaggert, Chief Operating Officer for Stratford University. “This is a great opportunity to introduce our diverse programs to the community and show how Stratford University will be a leader in education throughout the Richmond area, continues Flaggert.”

 The event featured hors d’oeurves prepared by The School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management as well as tours of the facility.  The university was also open to the public Wednesday night for an open house event.

About Stratford University:

Stratford University operates campuses in Tysons Corner, Woodbridge, and the new Glen Allen location. It offers 31 undergraduate and graduate degrees in the areas of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Health Sciences, Business Administration, and Information Technology. The degree programs are offered both on campus, as well as online. For more information on Stratford University, please visit www.stratford.edu.

 

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