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American Public University System to Celebrate Academic Center Grand Opening with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

November 17, 2010

Nov 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

American Public University System:


American Public University System (APUS) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new, energy-efficient academic center in historic Charles Town, West Virginia. The new 45,000 square foot, environmentally-friendly facility will serve as office and meeting space for approximately 140 faculty and staff supporting more than 75,000 online students worldwide.


November 18, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. EST


330 North George Street
Charles Town, West Virginia

APUS President & CEO Dr. Wallace E. Boston, will discuss the new building's environmentally-friendly design and the positive impact of the university's activities on the various communities it serves. Following the ceremony, a guided tour of the new academic center and other APUS facilities will be open to invited guests and members of the media.

In addition, members of the Charles Town and Ranson community are welcome to visit the Academic Center Open House between 3:00PM and 5:00PM on November 18, 2010.

To RSVP for either event, please contact Jennifer Lefebvre at 304-724-3721 or

About American Public University System

American Public University System, winner of the Sloan Consortium's 2009 Ralph E. Gomory Award for Quality Online Education and a recipient of Sloan's Effective Practice Award in 2009 and 2010, offers 79 online degree programs through its American Public University and American Military University institutions. APUS's relevant curriculum, affordability and flexibility help more than 75,000 working adults worldwide pursue degrees in subjects ranging from homeland security to management and liberal arts. For more information, visit

SOURCE: American Public University System

American Public University System
Brian Muys, 703-334-3225
Chris Symanoskie, 703-334-3880