LSU Women’s Center to Hold Ribbon-Cutting on May 2

05/01/2013 04:29 PM

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Women’s Center will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. tomorrow to officially open its new facility, located on campus at 5 Union Square in the same building as the Barnes & Noble at LSU, the new African American Cultural Center and the new parking garage.


Scheduled to speak at the ribbon-cutting ceremony are Elaine Abel, the first woman elected Student Government president at LSU; Katrice Albert, vice provost of Equity, Diversity and Community Outreach at LSU; Stuart Bell, executive vice chancellor and provost at LSU; and Racheal Hebert, a member of the Women’s Center Expansion Core Committee. In addition, Min Kang, a MFA student at LSU, is writing an original poem for the event that will be delivered during the ceremony.


For information about the LSU Women’s Center, please contact Summer Steib, director of the LSU Women’s Center, at or 225-578-7563, or visit

Melissa  Foley 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2013