Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Texas Tech's Autism Research Facility

The state-of-the art, two-story facility houses clinical programs essential to continued research and support for those with the disorder.

WHAT:           Ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research

WHEN:          11:30 a.m., Friday (Nov. 8)

WHERE:        Parking lot directly south of the Burkhart Center front entrance, 2908 18th St.

EVENT:          Officials and guests of the Texas Tech University System (TTUS) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research facility. The state-of-the art, two-story facility houses clinical programs essential to continued research and support for those with the disorder.

Chancellor Kent Hance, President Duane Nellis, Scott Ridley, dean of the College of Education, and donors Jim and Jere Lynn Burkhart will make remarks prior to the official ribbon cutting. Donors and TTUS officials will then grab scissors and cut the red ribbon to commemorate the occasion.

CONTACT:  Randy Sanders, Office of Communications & Marketing, Texas Tech University System, (806) 742-0057 or randy.sanders@ttu.edu.