Kansas State University, community partners break ground on Bulk Solids Innovation Center, completion date set for April 2015

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By: Julee Cobb

After five years of discussions, planning and proposals, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is ready for construction following a groundbreaking ceremony on July 10.

Ground is broken on the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, to be built in north Salina, at a July 10 ceremony.

“The Bulk Solids Innovation Center is a prime example of how Kansas State University continues to move toward its goal of being a Top 50 research institution by the year 2025, and how we continue to connect education with industry,” said Verna Fitzsimmons, dean and CEO of Kansas State University Salina, in her remarks to a crowd filled with other partners in the project, state and local representatives, university faculty and alumni, and community supporters.

“K-State is proud to be a part of this synergetic project and highly values the opportunity to work closely with other members of the Salina community,” Fitzsimmons said.

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