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Feb 27, 2012
Franklin Pierce University will rename Pierce Hall on Wednesday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m. in a ceremony honoring Tony and Patricia Spagnuolo, friends of the University. We invite the University and local communities to join us in this official dedication of Spagnuolo Hall.
"I am pleased to announce that Pierce Hall has been renamed Spagnuolo Hall for Tony and Patricia Spagnuolo in recognition of the Spagnuolo family’s tremendous generosity and long-standing partnership with Franklin Pierce University," said President James F. Birge.
Tony Spagnuolo was the co-owner of Eckman Construction Company, the contractors who have constructed numerous campus facilities including Petrocelli Hall, the Emily Flint Campus Center, Pierce Hall and the under-construction, Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Health Sciences and Athletic Training Center. "Mr. Spagnuolo worked closely with many members of the Franklin Pierce community over the years to develop buildings that reflect the character of our beautiful campus and facilitate and support our mission," said Dr. Birge. "We are deeply grateful for his expertise and kind generosity and are proud to rename Pierce Hall in his honor." Mr. Spagnuolo died last December following a hard-fought battle with cancer.
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Franklin Pierce University is a regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies with locations in Arizona and throughout New Hampshire. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission embraces an education that matters: one that achieves academic success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs. Our community of educators and learners creates an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity and encourages experiential and applied learning. A Franklin Pierce experience enables each student to discover and fulfill his or her own unique potential. We prepare students to become confident, knowledgeable individuals and leaders of conscience.