Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for West Village Housing Complex

WHAT:           Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the West Village Student Housing Complex

WHEN:          9 a.m., Thursday (Aug. 7)

WHERE:        1700 Texas Tech Parkway (Texas Tech Parkway and Indiana Ave.)
North Courtyard, Texas Tech University

EVENT:          Officials and guests of the Texas Tech University System will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the West Village housing complex. The 455-bed, two-building community will provide student housing alternatives ideally structured for graduate and upperclassmen. Residents will have access to nine lounges and two conference rooms, as well as designated study rooms and office space. The complex also includes Raider Exchange, a 3,126-square foot retail and food service facility.

Chancellor Robert Duncan, President M. Duane Nellis, Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning and Construction Michael Molina and Sean Duggan, managing director for University Student Housing, will provide remarks prior to the official ribbon cutting. Student officers from the Residence Hall Association and TTU System officials will then grab scissors and cut the red ribbon to commemorate the occasion.

Photo opportunities and tours of the complex will take place immediately following the ceremony. Parking will be available in Lot C-17, located east of the TTU Federal Credit Union.

CONTACT:  Michael Molina, vice chancellor, Office of Facilities Planning and Construction, Texas Tech University System, (806) 742-2116 or michael.molina@ttu.edu.