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BB&T continues support for capitalism center at Marshall

May. 26, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University today received the sixth installment in a series of gifts from BB&T supporting the BB&T Center for the Advancement of American Capitalism at the university's College of Business.

David L. Helmer, Senior Vice President and Regional Corporate Banking Manager for BB&T, presented the latest check for $100,000 to Marshall President Dr. Stephen J. Kopp and Dr. Ronald Area, CEO of the Marshall University Foundation.

"We are grateful to BB&T for their ongoing support," Kopp said.

Marshall's Center for the Advancement of American Capitalism sponsors a lecture series and upper-division course in capitalism for business students, among other activities.