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FGCU Division of Student Affairs Invites the Media to an Open House for Everglades Hall; FGCU's Second Student Residential Community

WHO Florida Gulf Coast University Division of Student Affairs, Office of Housing & Residence Life, for the media

WHAT "Open House for Everglades Hall" for faculty and staff in celebration of the opening of Everglades Hall in South Village.
Comments by FGCU President Wilson G. Bradshaw and others begin at 10:20 a.m. Tours of the residence hall will begin immediately following the brief program. Refreshments will be served.

WHEN 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 2
WHERE Everglades Hall in South Village

WHY General facts about Everglades Hall include:
     Second residential community at FGCU, at a cost of $18.5 million
     Occupancy: 406 residents
     125,000 square feet, five stories; two wings per floor; 2 elevators to all floors
     186 two bedroom suites; each suite has two private bathrooms and a shared split-style bathroom
     Residents have representation in the Resident Housing Association
     Architect: Harper Aiken Donahue Partners
     Developer: University Housing Services Inc.
     Contractor: Kraft Construction Company Inc.
     Web link for more information and

CONTACT Sue Thomas at (239) 590-1701 or

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