SAN DIEGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, May 16 to kick off a $3.1 million renovation that will expand student/faculty/staff meeting areas, add a research lab and observation room, establish a first floor lobby area and provide new administrative office space.
All of the funding for the new construction came in the form of numerous gifts, including the lead gift which came from College of Business Administration advisory board member, Tom Page, for whom the Page Pavilion on the third floor of the Student Services East building will be named.
"SDSU and the College of Business Administration are incredibly grateful to everyone who contributed toward these much-needed renovations and upgrades to some of the college's most publicly used areas," said Dr. Gangaram Singh, interim dean of SDSU's College of Business Administration. "The new construction will transform previously unusable space into meeting and laboratory areas designed to allow greater student collaboration, further our research, and modernize the college's public access areas. It offers tremendous educational and instructional benefits to our students, faculty and the administrative staff at SDSU's College of Business Administration."
About the College of Business Administration
With nearly 5,000 students, SDSU's College of Business Administration is one of the largest business schools in the U.S. For over 50 years, the College has produced some of the most successful and influential business leaders in the world. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu/business.
San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 34,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university's rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.
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