Gift of $1.5 million from the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation helps launch construction of a new Student Services building for TAMUG
In January, Texas A&M University at Galveston conducted a ceremonial groundbreaking
to mark the beginning of construction on its new 9,800 square-foot Student Services building on the university’s Mitchell Campus on Pelican Island.
At the same time it started the countdown toward completing the facility before the end of the 2011 fall semester. TAMUG also celebrated a $1.5 million gift from the Galveston-based Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation that will cover half the cost of the new $3 million building.
TAMUG Acting Vice President and CEO William J. Merrell and Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin hosted the celebration and welcomed distinguished guests from the Seibel family, the TAMUG Board of Visitors, PGAL of Houston (the project’s architectural firm), Whiting-Turner (the construction contractor) and the Galveston community...(Full