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Bluffton receives largest corporate sponsorship for new science center

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Campus partner Sodexo has committed the largest corporate sponsorship in Bluffton history of $650,000. Campus partner Sodexo has committed the largest corporate sponsorship in Bluffton history of $650,000.
Bluffton stands at having raised $13.9 million of their $14.5 million goal for the science building. Bluffton stands at having raised $13.9 million of their $14.5 million goal for the science building.

Bluffton University is taking a big step forward for the future Austin E. Knowlton Science Center building.

Campus partner Sodexo has committed the largest corporate sponsorship in Bluffton history of $650,000. The money will go towards sponsoring a state-of-the-art nutrition and dietetics lab in the new science building. Bluffton stands at having raised $13.9 million of their $14.5 million goal for the science building. Sodexo has been the dining services provider for the last 14 years and helped bring a new cafe called Freshens to campus this year.

"A long-standing partnership that has enabled us to serve students well in the past and now will enable us to serve students even more fully with this science and nutrition building and our nutrition and dietetics program.," said Dr. Jane Wood, president of Bluffton.

The 32,500 sq ft science center will be built where the old Lincoln Hall stands. The plan is to demolition Lincoln in the next few months.

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