RIT’s College of Engineering Dedicates New Multi-Million Dollar Research Wing

New facility will be officially opened during a ceremony on the RIT campus




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The Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology will dedicate a new multi-million dollar research wing of the James E. Gleason Building during a ceremony at 2:15 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7, in front of the north entrance of the building. The wing will house the Department of Computer Engineering, the Brinkman Machine Tools & Manufacturing Laboratory and space for student projects through the college’s multidisciplinary senior design program. Student project work and the new laboratories will both be featured during a tour immediately following the ceremony.

The construction was funded through the efforts of several donors including the Gleason Foundation, the Brinkman Family Fund and Harris Corp.

WHAT:Dedication of new research wing of the James E. Gleason Building
WHO:Bill Destler, RIT President
Harvey Palmer, Dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Representatives from the Gleason Foundation, Brinkman International and Harris Corp.
WHEN:Sept. 7, 2007
2:15 p.m.
WHERE: In front of the James E. Gleason Building
RIT Campus