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Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Honors Residence Hall

Amanda Castro-Crist

August 7, 2017

Attendees will have a chance to tour Texas Tech University's newest on-campus housing option, which includes more than 300 beds and a full-service Starbucks.

This event has been moved inside the new Honors Residence Hall due to the possibility of inclement weather.

WHAT: Ribbon cutting for the new Honors Residence Hall.

WHEN: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 9)

WHERE: 901 Flint Ave. (9th Street and Flint Avenue)

VIP parking is available in the Z6 Lot, just west of the new complex.

WHO: Officials and guests of the Texas Tech University System will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Honors Residence Hall. The 313-bed, pod-style hall will be home primarily to students in the Honors College. Both new and returning Honors College students will live in this hall.

Residents will have access to four large lounge spaces, a 50-seat multi-purpose room and other social areas within the hall. The residence hall also includes four laundry facilities and a full-service Starbucks with outdoor seating.

President Lawrence Schovanec, Honors College Dean Michael San Francisco, University Student Housing managing director Sean Duggan and Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning and ConstructionMichael Molina will provide remarks prior to the official ribbon cutting. They will be joined in the cutting of the ribbon by Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan, Texas Tech chief financial officer Noel Sloan and members of the Board of Regents.

The event is open to the public and refreshments will be available before, during and after the ribbon cutting. Photo opportunities and tours of the residence hall will take place immediately following the ceremony. 

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

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