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Media Memo: UW-Eau Claire, Ho-Chunk Nation agreement signing ceremony

September 20, 2013

TO: News Editors and Directors

FROM: Julie Poquette, News Bureau Director

DATE: Sept. 20, 2013

SUBJECT: UW-Eau Claire, Ho-Chunk Nation agreement signing ceremony

Ho-Chunk Nation President Jon Greendeer and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt on Monday, Sept. 23, will sign a memorandum of intent between the Ho-Chunk Nation and the university to pursue collaborative activities, including a possible living-learning community at The Priory.

The signing ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. in Benedictine Hall at The Priory, 1190 Priory Road, Eau Claire (see driving directions to The Priory). Media are welcome.

In addition to President Greendeer and Chancellor Schmidt, UW System Regent Edmund Manydeeds, along with additional representatives from the Ho-Chunk Nation and UW-Eau Claire, will be present.

For more information contact Julie Poquette, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau director, at 715-836-3985.

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