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MU School Of Pharmacy Welcomes 80 New Students
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Also Contributing: Dave Benton
Reported: Aug. 14, 2012 10:39 AM EDT
Updated: Aug. 14, 2012 10:50 PM EDT
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia
Marshall University's School of Pharmacy is officially open for education!
On Tuesday afternoon, Governor Early Ray Tomblin, Congressman Nick Rahall, II, and Senator Robert Plymale joined about 200 other guests for a ribbon cutting of the new facility.
The School of Pharmacy is located inside the Robert W. Coon Education Building at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wayne County.
On Monday, August 20, eighty students will begin their pharmacy education courses at the new school. An additional 80 new students are expected to be enter the program each year.
Seventy-five percent of this first class of students are from Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia.
Marshall University will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new School of Pharmacy Tuesday afternoon. The ceremony kicks off about 1 p.m. at the school on the VA Medical Center campus.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Marshall President Stephen Kopp and the Pharmacy School's dean are all slated to speak at the event.
The Pharmacy School will welcome 80 students in the first class this year.
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