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Construction for new rec center underway

By Collin Overton Eastern officials official broke ground for the new Student Wellness and Recreation Center Monday morning, according to a press release sent by Jerry Wallace, director of strategic communications. The ceremony took place on the former site of the Todd and Dupree residence halls. “Today is a banner day, continuing the transformation of our university,” said Craig Turner, chair of the EKU Board of Regents. “It’s a tremendous honor for me and for the board to see these types of things happen.” The new facility will more than double the size of EKU’s existing recreation center, encompassing...

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