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Multi-Purpose Academic Center grand opening set

Released: 08/17/2011

The official Grand Opening Ceremony for LSUA's Multi-Purpose Academic Center will be on Monday, Aug. 29 at 11:30 a.m. Gov. Bobby Jindal will join Chancellor Dave Manuel and other officials for the ceremony which to be held in the campus quad near the new building.

The new 70,000 square feet building includes 58 faculty offices, four departmental suites, 17 classrooms, computer labs, visual arts and music spaces, and a Black Box theatre that seats 175. This is the first new academic building at LSU Alexandria in more than 30 years. It is among the most technologically advanced buildings in the state.

Construction cost for the building is over $10.1 million.