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AUDIO: Construction update at SCSU

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Jul 31, 2013 at 10:07 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Students have been on summer vacation at St. Cloud Srtate--but not construction crews that are are putting the finishing touches on several multi-million dollar projects.

University President Earl Potter tells KNSI News that work on the ISELF building is wrapping up, with a ribbon-cutting scheduled for August 21st. That's a $45-million project.

ISELF stands for Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility.

Potter says work is also wrapping up on the renovation of Atwood Memorial Center. Five-million dollars worth of improvements are being made there--all paid for with student fees.

Lastly, work is nearly completed on the first phase of construction at the Herb Brooks National Hockey and Events Center. Potter says $18 million is being spent on phase one. He says officials from some pro hockey teams have toured the facility to get a look.

SCSU studentws move in the weekend of August 23rd. Classes begin on Monday August 26th.

Potter on ribbon-cutting for the ISELF building

Potter says ISELF will change the way teachers teach, and students learn

Potter says student fees are paying for renovations to the Atwood Memorial Center

Potter says phase one of renovations to the Herb Brooks Hockey Center are coming in at $18 million

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