· The opening of the $12 million Donald R. Tapia School of Business building, a cutting edge-facility outfitted with technology to propel students into a new age of learning.
· Renovations to the biology laboratory to modernize research facilities for students, including those in the growing bachelors in biology degree program.
· The new softball field, which features elevated bleachers, a two-story press box, locker rooms, a covered batting facility, a new parking lot, and accessibility for those with disabilities.
· Educational support for the military—part of Saint Leo’s heritage as one of the top 10 providers of higher education to the U.S. military.
· Community service work efforts grounded in Saint Leo’s core values.
University President Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. gratefully accepted the Pasco Economic Development Council award on behalf of Saint Leo University, one of the top liberal arts universities in central Florida.
More details about the award are covered in this St. Petersburg Times story.
About Saint Leo University
Saint Leo ranks as one of the top universities in the South, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” list. Saint Leo’s traditional liberal arts campus, located 30 miles north of Tampa, educates more than 1,900 students. Total enrollment across its campus, continuing education centers, and online programs exceeds 15,000. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation’s most military friendly colleges, and is a nationally recognized leader in online education.
For more information about Saint Leo University, the oldest of all Catholic universities in Florida, visit: http://www.saintleo.edu.
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