Rawls College of Business Expansion Opening, Sculpture Unveiling Set for Sept. 13

The $15 million expansion will add more than 38,000 square feet to the existing building.

WHAT: Rawls College of Business west wing expansion ribbon cutting and “CEO” sculpture unveiling

WHEN: 11 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 13)

WHERE: Rawls College of Business, 703 Flint Ave.

EVENT: The Rawls College of Business will host a ribbon cutting to open its new west wing expansion, a $15-million project that will add 38,421 square feet of office, classroom and study space to the existing structure.

Among the additions included in the expansion are four new classrooms, a behavioral research laboratory, a state-of-the-art testing center for student exams and a multipurpose space for events, guest speakers and student engagement.

Also as part of the event, a new sculpture entitled “CEO” will be unveiled in the west courtyard. The statue is a gift from famous Lubbock sculptor Glenna Goodacre.

A limited number of parking spaces will be reserved for media wishing to cover the event. The spaces are in front of the circle drive to the west of the Rawls College of Business building parking lot will be marked with cones for media vehicles. Media are encouraged to arrive early.

CONTACT:Michele Moskos, senior director of marketing, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-1413 or michele.moskos@ttu.edu

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Rawls College of Business

The Rawls College of Business accounts for about 25 percent of Texas Tech graduates.

The college has a full-time teaching staff of roughly 100 in seven academic areas: accounting; energy, economics and law; finance; health organization management; information systems and quantitative sciences; management; and marketing.

The college offers an accredited weekend MBA for Working Professionals program.

Dedicated to connecting students, alumni and employers, the Career Management Center assists Rawls College students with their transition to the world-of-work, and supplies prospective employers with top-notch candidates, ready to make an immediate contribution.

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