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Student Center Groundbreaking is April 5
MARCH 24, 2005--A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Student Center at
UW-River Falls will be Tuesday, April 5, at 1 p.m. at the south entrance
of the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building on campus. In case of inclement weather,
the ceremony will be held in the Kleinpell lobby on the first floor. The
ceremony is free and open to the public.
"The new Student Center will be at the heart of campus, linking the
east and west end residence halls to the academic core," says Interim
Chancellor Virgil Nylander. "This prime and scenic location on the
mall and overlooking the river will add much to the campus culture."
The program will run from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Speakers include: Nylander; Robert
Sievert on project history; student representatives Nick Sirek and/or
Matt Schuelke; Jan van den Kieboom, principal of Workshop Architects in
Milwaukee; and Vice Chancellor of Administration Mary Halada, who will
convey congratulatory messages from Chancellor-Elect Don Betz and Chancellor-emeritus
The $34 million facility, funded by student fees, will bring all food
service under one roof and provide space for student life programming
including student government and organizations. The building will include
an entertainment complex, bookstore, bank, coffee shop, convenience store,
banquet hall, theater-style meeting room and conference room.
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