Petroleum Engineering Celebrates New Building, Research Laboratories

Texas Tech officials and donors will take part in the official ribbon cutting.

WHAT:           Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Petroleum Engineering Research Building

WHEN:           4:30 p.m., Thursday (Feb. 27)

WHERE:         Main lobby of the new building is located at 807 Boston Ave., northeast corner of the engineering key.

EVENT:          Officials and guests of the Texas Tech University System (TTUS) host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Petroleum Engineering Research Building.

Chancellor Kent Hance, President Duane Nellis and Al Sacco, dean of the Whitacre College of Engineering will be among those making remarks prior to the official ribbon cutting. Donors and TTUS officials will then cut the ribbon commemorating the opening of the building.

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CONTACT: Jeff Sammons, director of marketing, Whitacre College of Engineering, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-3451, or