By: SDSU Marketing & Communications,
BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University will break ground on the American Indian Student Center at 2 p.m. Tuesday on the north end of the Rotunda Green in the area between Abbott Hall and Harding Hall.
In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the lobby of the Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering Building.
President Barry H. Dunn announced the center during an October 2017 event regarding a donation to the center.
The cost of the 12,400-square-foot building is estimated at $4.5 million with $4 million coming from private donor funds and $500,000 from school and public lands cash. The facility would provide office space, meeting rooms, multipurpose rooms, technology resources, student support space and academic support space. Its primary function would be dedicated to student support programming and services.
TSP is the firm for architectural and engineering services.