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MEDIA ADVISORY: April 30 -10:00 am Corban University to Break Ground on Outdoor Athletic Complex - 04/28/21

What:  Groundbreaking for new Outdoor Athletic Complex

When: Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:00 a.m.

Where: 5000 Deer Park Dr. SE, Salem, OR 97317

Who: Corban University

Format: Short comments from:

  • Sheldon Nord, University President

  • Chuck Bennett, Salem Mayor 

  • Kevin Cameron, Marion County Commissioner

  • Tobi Adeoye, Student Body President/Class of 2022

  • Nancy Marshall, Former Olympian (1972 Olympic gymnast) 

  • Sue Roth, Director of Athletics

  • Norm Berney, Head Coach

  • First Shovel of Dirt

Visuals/Photo op:

  • The property where the building will be constructed

  • The first shovel of dirt

  • Students, staff, and community joining together to celebrate the groundbreaking

  • Pictures with Corban mascot Cadmar the Warrior

Interview Opportunities: 

Media parking passes requested here: Shannon Johnson,; 541-556-1515

Due to COVID restrictions, registration to attend the event is closed, but it will be available via live stream at

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