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House Proceeding 03-03-09 on Mar 3rd, 2009 :: 0:34:55 to 0:38:05
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:34:36 to 0:34:57( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: excellence and success last year. as the university heads to its future, may it continue to link its students and community to the great tradition of its past and the promise of its future. mr. speaker, i again congratulate the university of mary washington and urge my colleagues to support this resolution. i'd like to reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from colorado

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:34:55 to 0:38:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:34:58 to 0:35:19( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: reserves his time. the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. mckeon: mr. speaker, i rise today in support of house resolution 77, congratulating the university of mary washington in fredecksburg, virginia, for more than 100 years of service and leadership to the united states. the university of mary washington was founded in 1908,

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:35:20 to 0:35:42( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: and has become an institution of higher education that links traditions of the republic to innovations at the leading edge of research. mary washington has one of the leading public liberal arts colleges in the country as well as a graduate and professional school. the university of mary washington was originally founded as a woman's college

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:35:43 to 0:36:03( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: and was designated as the woman's college for the university of virginia in 1944. in 1970 mary washington college transitioned to a co-educational college and was designated university of mary washington in 2004 to reflect the inclusion of its growing graduate programs. located in fredericksburg,

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:36:04 to 0:36:25( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: virginia, approximately 4,000 undergraduate students are enrolled at mary washington's main campus located on mary's heights, which played an import battle of fredericksburg. in addition, approximately 1,000 students and adults attend the graduate and professional school located in nearby stafford county.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:36:26 to 0:36:46( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: students from 43 different countries are enrolled in 40 different majors and programs of study at mary washington. the university of mary washington is ranked in every major selective guide publication. it was ranked fourth in its class by "u.s. news" and "world

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:36:47 to 0:37:08( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: report" and has a pulitzer prize-winning poet on the factuality. it was listed among one magazine, 100 best values in colleges. it was named one of the nation's 300 best colleges and universities by the guide to colleges and have said to have gained a reputation as one of

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:37:09 to 0:37:29( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: the premium public liberal arts colleges in the country. last year, the university of mary washington celebrated their centennial anniversary. for over 100 years the university has provided america's students with a quality education and opportunity. the institution's linked to both history and innovation, has provided students with the

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:37:30 to 0:37:51( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: unique and irreplaceable learning environment. i'm happy to join my good friend and colleague, representative wittman, in congratulating the university of mary washington and ask my colleagues to support this resolution. i reserve the balance of my the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves his time. the gentleman from colorado. mr. polis: does the gentleman

Howard P. Buck McKeon

0:37:52 to 0:38:06( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: from california have additional speakers? mr additional speakers,nd i yield time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california yields back his time. the gentleman from colorado. mr. polis: i'd like to yield

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