The seeds were planted for Sycamore and Spruce residence halls. Officials for Phase 2 of the res hall project broke ground Wednesday, Aug. 23 on site. Featured speaker was USDA Acting Deputy under Secretary Judith Canales.
Dr. Allan Golden interim president, outlined the history of the project which originally called for the halls to be done in 2014. Now, through the efforts of Golden and, as he emphazied, “many, many others,” the halls will be completed in 2013.
(Photo credits: Christie Martin & Thomas Thornton.)
The Marching Band is back from a successful trip to Paris and London where they performed during the Olympics. Here’s their second day video blog in shot Paris and narrated by band leader Adam Brennan. He sums up the trip wonderfully when he says: “All of this is a study in the importance of the arts and culture in society; the need to study and share the beauty of our cultures to build understanding and to move forward together.
The Concert Choir won three Gold Medals at the World Choir Games in Cincinnati, OH in July. The categories were Folklore, Mixed Youth Choir and Musica Sacra. Here’s the full story and photos.
Two new academic programs were approved by the Board of Governors this summer. The Associate of Applied Science in Natural Gas Production and BS in Safety Management both begin this semester.