Wilson Science Center Dedication set for April 9

January 3, 2022
By Larry Isch
Posted in About
Wilson Science Center

University of the Ozarks will hold a dedication ceremony for the new Thomas and Frances Wilson Science Center on Saturday, April 9.

The event will begin at 4 p.m. in front of the new $18.4 million facility on campus. The ceremony is open to alumni and friends of the University and will include refreshments and tours of the building.

Those interested in attending should RSVP to pcogan@ozarks.edu. For those who cannot attend, the dedication ceremony will be livestreamed on the University’s Facebook Page.

The Wilson Science Center is the single largest capital construction project in University history. Construction began on the facility in January of 2021 and the building will open this month for Spring 2022 Semester classes.

The science center project includes a complete renovation of the previous 29,000-square-foot facility, which was built in 1969, as well as an 18,000-square-foot addition on the west side.

The Wilson Science Center will house the University’s natural and health science programs, including biology, environmental sciences, chemistry, health sciences, physics and psychology. It includes state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories as well as dedicated research areas.

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