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CANCELED: Groundbreaking Scheduled for New Honors Residence Hall at Texas Tech

Heidi Toth

May 16, 2016

The new hall, which will be adjacent to Murray Hall and the Rawls College of Business, will house 315 students upon completion.

Due to inclement weather, the groundbreaking for the New Honors Residence Hall scheduled for Wednesday (May 18) has been canceled. The event has not been rescheduled at this time.


WHAT: Groundbreaking for the New Honors Residence Hall, a $29 million, 81,000-square-foot building that will house 315 students, all members of the Honors College at Texas Tech University. It will be the 19th residence hall on the Texas Tech campus.

Texas Tech University Interim President John Opperman, Honors College Dean Michael San Francisco and Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning & ConstructionMichael Molina will speak at the groundbreaking. Chancellor Robert Duncan and several members of the Board of Regents are expected to attend.

WHEN: 5:15 p.m. Wednesday (May 18)

WHERE: 803 Flint Ave, southwest of the Rawls College of Business. Parking is available in the Z6 parking lot west of Rawls. Reporters can proceed to the trailer at the project site.

VIDEO: Reporters with questions about video/audio capabilities, contact Jeff Ramazani with the Office of Communications and Marketing at jeff.ramazani@ttu.edu.

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CONTACT: Michael Molina, vice chancellor for facilities planning & construction, Texas Tech University (806) 742-2116 or michael.molina@ttu.edu