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American Public University System to Host Ribbon-Cutting for New Finance Center Featuring U.S. Senator Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) as Guest of Honor

September 17, 2012

American Public University System:


  American Public University System (APUS) will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new, energy-efficient Finance Center. The 105,000 square foot, environmentally-friendly facility will serve as office and meeting space for more than 400 finance and administrative staff supporting more than 100,000 online students worldwide.


September 18, 2012
Ceremony: 11:00 a.m.
Open House: 3:00- 5:00 p.m.


393 N. Lawrence St., Charles Town, WV


APUS President & CEO Dr. Wallace E. Boston will reflect on the University’s first decade as a member of the greater Charles Town and Ranson, WV, communities, followed by remarks from The Honorable Joe Manchin III, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Both will be available to the media immediately following the ceremony.


In addition, local residents are invited to tour the new APUS Finance Center from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. To RSVP for either event, please contact Julie Myers at 304-724-3755 or To request a media briefing, contact Tiffany Young at 703-334-3264 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 two-time recipient of Sloan’s Effective Practices Award, offers 87 online degree programs through American Public University and American Military University. APUS’s relevant curriculum, affordability and flexibility help more than 100,000 working adults worldwide pursue degrees in subjects ranging from homeland security to management and liberal arts. For further information, visit

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American Public University System
Tiffany Young, 703-334-3264

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