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SPR-SUM 2018

The alumni magazine for Franklin Pierce University.

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RAVENINGS Gathering Place Brings New Life to Gathering Place Brings New Life to Gathering Place the DiPietro Library S tudents, faculty and staff gathered in mid-December for a preview of th e Library Caf é e Library Caf é e Library Caf , a new food spot on the Rindge Campus. Offi cially opened in January 2018, the café is the culmination of two years of pitching ideas, working with vendors, conducting student test groups and designing the space, including gathering input from Pierce's Business Minds Club student group. December's sneak peek attracted 400 people. Students sampled new coff ee fl avors served by Prime Roast Coff ee of Keene, N.H., as well as pastries provided by Fantini Bakery. Both are permanent additions to the café menu. "I am excited that students now have another place on campus where they can gather. In addition , it provides an excellent opportunity for Franklin Pierce University to partner with businesses in the Monadnock Region," sa id Kim Mooney '83, Ph.D., President of Franklin Pierce University. e Caf é e Caf é e Caf is located on the fi rst fl oor of the Frank S. DiPietro Library and is open to the public. — David Hamilton '17 NEW CAFÉ FACING PAGE: COURTESY OF DEREK ROBBIE; COURTESY OF ANGELO SELLITTO. THIS PAGE: ANDREW CUNNINGHAM. SPRING / SUMMER 2018 PIERCE 15

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