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Gov. Rendell honored for ‘town and gown’ support

Posted: April 19, 2010

By Julia Ferrante

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Ed Rendell on Monday became the first recipient of the Bucknell University President’s Medal for his support and commitment to more than $20 million of “town and gown” economic development projects in downtown Lewisburg and a $4 million rails-to-trails initiative.

Bucknell President Brian C. Mitchell presented the governor with the award during a ceremony at the Campus Theatre, one of several downtown buildings that will undergo renovations with the help of state grants and University funding. Other planned projects include improvements to a federal post office building and the historic Dewitt building, which Mitchell noted will be “pivotal” to the downtown economy.

via News: Bucknell honors Gov. Ed Rendell for commitment to ‘town and gown’ projects || Bucknell University.

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