Groundbreaking to be Held on Nov. 17 for LSU College of Engineering Expansion

11/17/2014 09:08 AM

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s College of Engineering will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $110 million renovation and expansion of the engineering campus on Monday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. at LSU.

The event will be held in room 1502 Patrick F. Taylor Hall, located on Nicholson Extension. Scheduled to attend are Gov. Bobby Jindal, LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander, LSU College of Engineering Dean Rick Koubek, along with alumni and members of the LSU Breaking New Ground capital campaign committee.

As part of a state-led initiative to grow the number of engineering, computer science and construction management professionals in Louisiana, LSU’s College of Engineering is committed to expanding its facilities to accommodate existing student demand and future growth. The state-of-the-art facilities will bolster the next generation of engineering education and research at LSU and a stronger College of Engineering.


Members of the media wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by contacting Mimi LaValle, director, LSU College of Engineering Office of Communications, at 225-439-5633 or Media attending the event will have reserved parking in front of Patrick F. Taylor Hall on Nicholson Extension.

Mimi  LaValle 
Department of Physics & Astronomy

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014