Engineering complex opening celebration slated for next Thursday, Aug. 13; Campus community asked to plan ahead for expected parking and traffic changes


WeisbergComplex_2015The grand opening of the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13, on the Morrow Library Lawn (Third Avenue side). The ceremony will be followed by a reception and tours of the new building.

Interim President Gary G. White, Provost Gayle Ormiston, the Weisberg family, members of the state’s congressional delegation, and faculty and students will be participating in the event. The university community is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Please note that parking on campus will be difficult that day due to the number of guests expected. No parking will be permitted at the meters on Third Avenue between 17th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard, and the university parking lot at the corner of Third Avenue and Hal Greer Boulevard will be reserved for ceremony guests. In addition, portions of Third Avenue between 20th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard will be closed to traffic from 2:30-4 p.m. for the ceremony.