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Union to dedicate White Hall May 11

White Hall will house the departments of chemistry and biology, and the School of Nursing. (Photo by Morris Abernathy)
White Hall will house the departments of chemistry and biology, and the School of Nursing. (Photo by Morris Abernathy)

JACKSON, Tenn.May 7, 2007 – Union University will dedicate White Hall, its new $20 million science building, at a ceremony May 11.

“The dedication of the marvelous White Hall facility will provide an opportunity for the entire Union University community to celebrate all of those who have given, prayed and worked to make this dream come true,” Union President David S. Dockery said. “This new addition will provide amazing new research and teaching opportunities for the sciences and healthcare education on our campus. We give thanks to God not just for this most significant academic building, but for all that it will mean for the advancement of the academic mission of Union University.”

The 63,345-square foot facility will house the departments of biology and chemistry, and the School of Nursing. The building is named in honor of Roy L. White of Memphis, the lead donor for the project.

Some facts about White Hall:

The dedication ceremony will take place on the front steps of White Hall at 10 a.m. The building will be open for tours following the ceremony.

The event is free and open to the public.


Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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