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Ground broken on WKU’s $32.3M Ogden College Hall

Project should be completed in 2017

2016-04-05_-ogden-college-hall-groundbreaking-_lewis-0075BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (April 5, 2016) — Western Kentucky University held a groundbreaking today for its 80,000-square-foot, four-story Ogden College Hall, which will replace Thompson Complex North Wing.

“This is a very significant event for Ogden College,” Dean Cheryl Stevens said. “We are so thrilled to have this kind of space and a state-of-the-art facility.”

Ogden College Hall will include 36 laboratories for the departments of Chemistry, Physics and Biology; a 300-seat auditorium, student success center and student lounges; and the Dean’s Suite for the Ogden College of Science and Engineering.

Construction on the $32.2 million project began in February with completion expected by December 2017. The project’s general contractor is Whittenberg Construction of Louisville; the architectural firm is Ross Tarrant Architects of Lexington.