MEDIA ADVISORY: WVU Statler College to host dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for new Lane Innovation Hub
Story by Olivia Miller, Communications Specialist
WHAT: Ceremonial ribbon cutting for the West Virginia University Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources new Lane Innovation Hub.
WHO: Speakers WVU President Gordon Gee; Glen H. Hiner Dean of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources Pedro Mago; Cynthia Roth, WVU Foundation president, and distinguished WVU alumni Ray and Stephanie Lane.
WHEN: Friday (Nov. 19),10:30 a.m.
WHERE: West Entrance of the Engineering Sciences Building, Area 41. WVU Evansdale Campus. Parking is available in lot 40.
NOTES: Prior to the start of the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony, members of the media will have the opportunity to conduct interviews with Director of the Lane Innovation Hub Dustin Spayde and obtain b-roll and photos of the facility between 9:30 a.m. and 10:10 a.m. Contact Paige Nesbit at Paige.Nesbit@mail.wvu.edu for media requests and more information.
At nearly 9,500-square-feet, the Lane Innovation Hub — established in honor of Ray Lane and his wife, Stephanie—will transform entrepreneurial opportunities for students in the Statler College and the people of West Virginia. The Lane Innovation Hub is the first full-scale prototyping center on campus and offers a complete suite of services and facilities where users can fabricate and build electronic, mechanical and combined devices needed to support their particular activity.
Contact: Paige Nesbit
Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
304.293.4135, Paige Nesbit
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