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The University of Texas at Tyler
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MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Tyler Ratliff Complex Reception
The University of Texas at Tyler will host a reception to recognize the completion of the north building of the Bill Ratliff Engineering and Science Complex at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 in the Ratliff Suite (located in the south building of the complex).
UT Tyler President Rodney Mabry, Gov. Bill Ratliff and Dr. Jim Nelson, UT Tyler College of Engineering and Computer Science dean, will make brief remarks at 5:30 p.m.
The two-building complex houses classrooms, lecture halls, teaching labs, faculty research labs, student design studios, conference rooms, student seminar rooms, tutorial center and faculty offices.
Named to honor former Texas Lieutenant Governor and State Senator Bill Ratliff, the complex also features the Ratilff Suite and Terrace, which includes a display of Gov. Ratliff’s official papers and memorabilia.
The south building opened in fall 2006, and the north building opened in fall 2007.
For more information, contact Beverley Golden, 903.330.0495.