Starbucks to open at USC Aiken

Starbucks to open at USC Aiken

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - Starbucks is coming to the University of South Carolina Aiken campus.

The new coffee shop, slated to open Monday, will provide students with an assortment of drink, snack and meal options, and a cafe space to relax.

The grand opening will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday and will include a ribbon cutting ceremony with Chancellor Dr. Sandra J. Jordan, a visit by ACE Pacer and a prize wheel offering customers a chance to win prizes.

"We are pleased to welcome the Starbucks brand into the USC Aiken community," said USC Aiken's Chancellor Dr. Sandra Jordan. "We wanted our students to have more dining options on campus, and Starbucks is a recognized brand with a variety of offerings to please most tastes. We are also anticipate Starbucks becoming another popular place for our campus community to gather and mingle."

Brent Wustman, Food Service Director for USC Aiken Dining Services/ARAMARK also said he's excited to bring Starbucks to campus.

"We are confident that the new addition to campus dining will be a popular choice among students, staff and guests," Wustman said.

The location will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

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