#BuildBroad Blog

Every building tells a story, and the #BuildBroad blog is where you can read the Pavilion’s. The pages of Broad’s new chapter are filled with chronicles of the people, gifts, experiences, and impact behind it, and the community building it. Here, you will get a preview to this chapter.

Reshaping the Learning Environment: Faculty Voice

For impactful faculty of the Broad College, the Business Pavilion represents the "learning community" they value so much. Paulette Stenzel been a faculty member at the Broad College for nearly 35 years, and has wanted a more engaging learning environments for years. Here, she explains why this new enviornment matters in the college -- and in her students' careers.

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#GiveGreenDay Targets #BuildBroad

The Broad College joined MSU's university-wide effort to support Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that takes place the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (November 28). MSU branded its day of giving as #GiveGreenDay, and set the university's fundraising goal to $250,000 in the 24 hour period. The Pavilion is one of the university's 28 fundraising projects, with its own project goal of $25,000.

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October Monthly Video – Now Live!

The October Business Pavilion monthy video is now live on our YouTube channel (and on the #BuildBroad blog), featuring an update on construction activities, and interviews with our design team from LMN Architects on why this space on campus is meaningful.

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Groundbreaking Album Complete!

At long last and for your viewing pleasure, the complete Groundbreaking photo album is complete and uploaded in the Broad College Flickr site! The album includes highlights from the luncheon, ceremony, and reception. We feel honored to have had so many people celebrating alongside us.

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A Hole Lot of Construction

Looking at the Pavilion construction site today, one might say it looks like a hole in the ground. Well, it is; but, there's a lot of work that went into planning that hole, and a great deal of progress that it represents on our way to building the Business Pavilion. Here's a peek into the big items we've checked off the construction to-do list.


The Business Pavilion September 2017 Monthly Update Poster Frame

Monthly Update: Groundbreaking Highlights

Each month, the #BuildBroad team will release a video to show real-time, sharable highlights of the Pavilion progress. September was an especially exciting month, as it included the offical ceremonial groundbreaking (golden shovels, anyone?) and visits from some of the college's most generous alumni and friends. Build on, Broad!

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Groundbreaking Ceremony … and Beyond

On September 8, the Broad College marked its greatest milestone in recent history: a formal groundbreaking on the Business Pavilion. Alumni returned to East Lansing from across the country to join Dean Sanjay Gupta, Broad College faculty and staff, and the MSU Board of Trustees and President Lou Anna K. Simon on the ceremony, and spent the day celebrating what this project represents for the Broad College's future, and to Spartans for generations to come.

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Broad Breaking Ground on Pavilion

On Friday, September 8, Broad will host an official groundbreaking on the Business Pavilion. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon, the university's Board of Trustees, donors, alumni, students, and faculty will attend the highly anticipated event - which has been years in the making.

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