Ball State to Celebrate Emens Renovations

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(photo courtesy Ball State University) (photo courtesy Ball State University)
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Ball State University President Geoffrey Mearns will Friday help cut the ribbon on the newly-renovated Emens Auditorium. The $5 million project involves a variety of improvements to the more than 50-year-old building, including an expanded lobby and a new hospitality suite.

The university says, in total, the project added about 10,000 square feet and remodeled more than 7,700 square feet. The finish product also includes built-in concession and merchandise stations, accessibly family-use restrooms, administrative offices and a conference room.

The project also included exterior improvements, including a new drop-off drive, outdoor plaza and improved lighting.

The ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.

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