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February 23, 2014

Under one roof: With growing attendance, MSU's Newman Center is planning new facility

With growing attendance, MSU's Newman Center is planning new facility

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A few years ago, fund-raising began in earnest to build a 12,000-square-foot facility. With donations from alumni, community members and other benefactors, 90 percent of the needed $2.7 million has been reached.

That has allowed a ceremonial groundbreaking date to be set for April 27, with a projected opening date of Feb. 1, 2015.

“It's very exciting,” Biren said.

All of the Newman Center's offices, gatherings, meetings and services will be held at the new facility.

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