Saint Leo University to Open New Location in Norfolk
Continues longstanding commitment to educating the nation’s military
NORFOLK, Virginia – Saint Leo University (www.saintleo.edu) will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Norfolk Education Office’s new location on Naval Station Norfolk, 1680 Gilbert Street, Building IE, Suite 101, Norfolk. The event will take place on Friday, May 20, at 11:00 a.m.
Guests will include students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community colleagues. They will enjoy refreshments and a tour of the facility.
“Saint Leo is pleased to continue our partnership with Naval Station Norfolk,” said Dr. Edward Dadez, vice president of Continuing Education and Student Affairs at Saint Leo. “We are proud of our efforts to educate military men and women, a tradition that began more than 40 years ago. This new location will enable us to better serve their needs and offer flexible class schedules to accommodate their demanding roles as they serve our nation.”
For more information about Saint Leo University’s Norfolk Education Office, call (757) 489-0969.
About Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University is a regionally accredited, liberal-arts-based institution known for an inclusive Catholic heritage, enduring values, and a capacity for innovation. The school was chartered in 1889 by Catholic Benedictine monks in rural Pasco County, FL, making Saint Leo the first Catholic college in the state. Saint Leo provides access to education to people of all faiths, emphasizing the Benedictine philosophy of balanced growth of mind, body, and spirit.
The university welcomes learners from all generations and backgrounds, from civilian occupations and the armed forces, and from across the country and more than 60 nations around the world. Saint Leo’s nearly 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students may elect to study at the beautiful University Campus in Florida, at more than 40 teaching locations in seven states, or online from any location. The university’s degree programs range from the associate to the doctorate. Through these rich offerings, Saint Leo develops principled leaders for a challenging world.
Saint Leo University boasts nearly 80,000 alumni in all 50 states, Washington, DC, five U.S. territories, and 72 countries.
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About Naval Station Norfolk
Naval Station Norfolk is the world's largest naval station, supporting 75 ships and 134 aircraft alongside 14 piers and 11 aircraft hangars.
The base houses the largest concentration of U.S. Navy forces. Air Operations conducts an average of 275 flights per day or one every six minutes. It is the hub for Navy logistics going to the European and Central Command theaters of operations, and to the Caribbean.