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For Immediate Release
Renovated Parkinson Hall to be dedicated Nov. 10
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Womenıs Parkinson Hall,the newly renovated home of the Division of Science and Mathematics, will be dedicated on Monday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m.
"It is a new building with state-of-the-art classrooms and high-tech
auditoriums," said Jody Kennedy, campus engineer. Dr. Dorothy Kerzel,
interim head of the Division of Science and Mathematics, said, "We will be
moving to a much larger building with brand new top-notch facilities which
include instructional laboratories, student
Renovation of the building began September 2001. Structural problems caused delays in the project.
Parkinson will contain state-of-the-art laboratories and smart classrooms, which include desks with computers installed in them.
Vice President for Finance and Administration Nora Miller said, "The
University is very excited about the progress that has been made with the
renovation and enhancement of Parkinson Hall. Faculty from the Division of
Science and Mathematics have been very involved in various phases of this
project, from the design phase, to the selection of furnishings and
multimedia packages that will be installed in the auditorium, case study
One of the more unique features of Parkinson will be its multimedia
movie screen located in Nissan Auditorium.
As part of the ceremony on Monday, Dave Boyer, vice president of
manufacturing for Nissan North America, will speak.
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