Press Release

Urbana University Announces Second Annual Blue Knight Block Party and Activities Fair


Sherry Mercurio
Director of Communications and Public Relations
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Urbana, OH (June 28, 2018)

On Saturday, August 18, from 2-5 p.m., Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, will host is second annual Blue Knight Block Party and Activities Fair!

This year's student welcome event, held on the square in Urbana, will feature music in Legacy Park, shopping, food, corn hole, and other fun activities. All downtown merchants and local businesses are encouraged to participate!

To expand this year's event, Urbana University will be combining its annual Activities Fair as part of the celebration to provide an opportunity for local businesses to show off their services to UU students.

Business or organizations interested in participating in this year’s event can register at:

About Urbana University - A Branch Campus of Franklin University

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, prepares students for successful and professional careers within a caring and supportive environment. Regionally well known for education and teacher preparation programs, Urbana was founded in 1850 and acquired by Franklin in 2014. Urbana’s 128-acre, residential campus nestled in heart of Ohio provides a background for students actively engaged in campus activities through 20 student-led academic, professional, performing arts, social and service organizations. Blue Knights athletics includes 17 NCAA Division II sports and three intercollegiate club sports. Urbana University is a division of Franklin University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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