Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Douglas Hall ~ August 24, 2011

As part of the College of Business Administration, the Liautaud Graduate School of Business is delighted to be able to welcome back current graduate students and the incoming Fall 2011 students into a new learning environment at Douglas Hall.  “We really feel that the state-of-the art technology and the collaboration rooms that are integrated in Douglas Hall will further enrich the student’s experience here at the UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business and we are grateful to all the donors who made Douglas Hall possible!” says Mary Clark, Assistant Dean of the Liautaud Graduate School of Business.   


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UIC Press Release:


UIC News:


College of Business Administration Douglas Hall Mini-site (video coming soon!):


Here are some photos of the Douglas Hall Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:

Paula Allen-Meares, UIC Chancellor
Interim CBA Dean Pagano
Opening Remarks by
Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares
Welcome by
CBA Interim Dean Michael A. Pagano
Douglas Hall Grand Opening
MBA/MIS Candidate, Maggie Hammond
Alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends of the CBA crowded behind the generous donors of the Douglas Hall project.
Remarks from Liautaud Scholar and
MBA/MIS candidate, Maggie Hammond.
Former Dean Lenway, Interim Dean Pagano, CME Donor
Douglas Hall Ribbon Cutting
Interim Dean Pagano with Donors, former CBA Dean Stefanie Ann Lenway, Thomas P. Murtha and Jack Sandner, Chairman of CME Group Foundation.
Dean Pagano and Chancellor
Paula Allen-Meares cutting the ribbon
in front of Douglas Hall with donors.
MBA Tour Guides
Douglas Hall Grand Opening
MBA Tour Guide volunteers: Dave Ebel, Adrienne Nadeau, Sophia Bamiatzis, Dominc Blank, Andrew McCoy, Jocelyn Mohr, Scott Green, Zac Bleicher, Kiran Kripakaran, JC Ravage, Arthur Anderson 
Entrance to Douglas Hall...Let the tours begin!
Douglas Hall Grand Opening
Douglas Hall, Kathy Russell & Steve Pokornicki
James S Pierce, CBA Executive Director for Resource Management and Accountability, and Douglas Hall Project Lead.
Kathy Russell, CBA Faciliities & Services Coordinator with Steve Pokornicki, DH Site Superintendent (Barton Malow).