Talley Groundbreaking Photo Gallery

August 8, 2011

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The Talley Student Center Project groundbreaking ceremony took place on the north side of the original building as the chancellor and student leaders spoke about this exciting project that will transform Talley into a vibrant hub for student activities.

Photo Gallery

TV monitor reminds folks in Talley of the groundbreaking ceremony. Ribbon adorned golden shovels await the Talley groundbreaking ceremony. Special golden shovel dirt waits the start of the groundbreaking ceremony. Construction work already underway for the new Talley Student Center addition. CALS dean Dr. Johnny Wynne chats with Board of Trustees member Lawrence Davenport before the Tally groundbreaking ceremony. Lt. Governor Bob Jordan (left) greets former interim chancellor Dr. Jim Woodward. Board of Trustees member Gayle Lanier greets a friend at the Talley groundbreaking ceremony. Ribbon adorned golden shovels await the Talley groundbreaking ceremony. Members of Grains of Time perform prior to the Talley groundbreaking ceremony. Chancellor Randy Woodson chats with student leaders prior to the start of the groundbreaking ceremony. ARTS NC State Board of Visitors member Richard Bryant greets Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Emeritus, Dr. Banks C. Talley, Jr. (for whom Talley Student is named). Marycobb Randall, past president of the University Student Center’s Board of Directors, welcomes the crowd at the groundbreaking ceremony. Former interim chancellor Dr. Jim Woodward, Board of Trustees chair Barbara Mulkey and vice chancellor Charlie Leffler listen to speakers at the Talley groundbreaking ceremony. Chancellor Randy Woodson addresses the larger crowd gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony. Student Body President Chandler Thompson speaks to the crowd at the groundbreaking ceremony. Current and former members of the Board of Trustees listen to the chancellor speak at the Tally groundbreaking ceremony. Jonathon Smith, current president of the University Student Center’s Board of Directors, addresses the crowd at the groundbreaking ceremony. A stickered hard hat sits atop a shovel after the Talley groundbreaking ceremony. The official turning of the dirt. The official turning of the dirt. Part 2. Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Dr. Tom Stafford howls with delight after officially breaking ground for the new Talley Student Center addition. Stickered hard hats sit atop a shovels after the Talley groundbreaking ceremony. Groundbreaking ceremony attendees line up forHowling Cow ice cream. Groundbreaking ceremony attendees got treated to some cold and tasty Howling Cow ice cream. Groundbreaking ceremony attendees get treated to Howling Cow ice cream. Commemorative cups and info await groundbreaking attendees. Mr. and Mrs. Wuf attend the groundbreaking ceremony. Unofficial turning of the dirt photo-op takes place next to ongoing construction. Chancellor Randy Woodson (left) and Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Emeritus, Dr. Banks C. Talley, Jr. (for whom Talley Student is named) talk following the groundbreaking ceremony. Former interim chancellor Dr. Jim Woodward (left), former Board of Trustees member Lt. Gov. Bob Jordan and Dean of Engineering Louis Martin-Vega chat after the Talley groundbreaking ceremony. Alumnus and Talley addition architect Turan Duda (center) talks about his vision for the student center with guests. Celebratory cake with the new Talley vision for groundbreaking guests. Celebratory cake cut for groundbreaking guests.