Published on March 13, 2014
ì Using Colleges and Universities for Faith-‐Based Conferences Chuck Salem, President of Unique Venues University of California, Davis Stonehill College Furman University
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ì Dining ì ResidenGal Restaurants ì AKA…dining halls ì Food Courts ì NaGonal and local brands ì Specialty Restaurants ì Catering Break Bread University of Vermont
ì Chapels ì IntrospecGve Areas ì Residence Hall Spaces ì Outdoor Spaces Pray University of Northwestern – St. Paul
ì Onsite Ropes Courses ì Campus RecreaGon Centers ì Swimming Pools ì Hiking Trails ì Art Outlets ì On-‐Campus Museums ì Game Rooms ì Playing Fields and Courts Play Southern AdvenGst University
ì TradiGonal Residence Halls ì Residence Hall Suites ì Apartment Style Suites ì Private Residence Halls ì Townhouses ì Hotel Style Rooms ì Hotels ì Guest Homes Sleep University of BriGsh Columbia
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