by Sarah Rafacz
Penn State’s veterans and service members will soon have a new space devoted to them and their needs on the University Park campus.
The west wing of the first floor of Ritenour Building — about 6,300 square feet of space — will be repurposed and renovated into a new Student Veteran Center. That work is slated to begin in January. The $4 million Student Veteran Center project includes space for the Office of Veterans Programs and Office of Veterans Affairs and Services, a lounge and a study area.
Construction is projected to be complete in fall 2019.
“Penn State is really committed to the veteran and military communities,” Col. Eugene McFeely, senior director of Veterans Affairs and Services, said. The center is “just another great outward sign” of that commitment. (Click here to read more)
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