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
Sept. 5, 2007
by William Dube
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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|
|WHERE:||In front of the James E. Gleason Building|