CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 8, 2011) – Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCG), a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality, purpose-built student housing under The Grove® brand, today announced that Mike Hartnett, co-founder and chief investment officer, will present a $5,000 donation to Campus Life at Oklahoma State University, home to more than 375 student organizations. A committee will then review the needs of the university’s service organizations and allocate funding accordingly. The event will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9th at the Student Union where Mr. Hartnett will have the opportunity to meet and speak with organization members that Campus Crest’s donation will be helping.
“On behalf of Campus Crest Communities, I’m pleased to extend this donation to the multiple organizations that serve Oklahoma State University, the surrounding community and beyond,” said Hartnett. “Each organization has an impressive track record of actively supporting and promoting their respective cause and we hope our donation will help with their continued efforts.”
The donation is part of Campus Crest’s broad corporate responsibility program. Both Hartnett and Campus Crest are committed to giving back to the local communities in which the company owns and operates student housing properties. Campus Crest is building The Grove at Stillwater to serve Oklahoma State University students. The project is slated to open at the start of the 2012/2013 academic year and will feature private bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and a broad array of on-site amenities including: a resort-style swimming pool, tanning beds, a basketball court, a beach volleyball court, a fire pit, barbeque areas and a large clubhouse featuring a 24-hour fitness center.