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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to Celebrate $1 Million Pledge from Students to Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Story Contact(s):
Nathan Hurst,, 573-882-6217

WHAT: MU administrators and students will celebrate a $1 million pledge made by leaders from MizzouThon, a University of Missouri student-led philanthropic organization. The money, once raised, will help fund the recent renovation of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

WHO: Speakers include:

  • R. Bowen Loftin, MU chancellor
  • Tom Hiles, MU vice chancellor for advancement
  • John Pardalos, director of the NICU
  • Erin Ehlers, MizzouThon student representative

WHEN: 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12

WHERE: Mizzou Student Center, 1st Floor