WHAT: Groundbreaking for Hillside Hall, which will be the most energy efficient residence hall on the University of Rhode Island campus. Targeted to house freshmen and sophomores, the facility will have a 429-bed capacity and cost $42 million. Construction will begin in a matter of days.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Speaking program will be held in Atrium 1 of the URI Memorial Union, 50 Lower College Road, with the groundbreaking ceremony to follow at the construction site.
TO COVER THE EVENT: Contact Dave Lavallee, URI Department of Communications and Marketing, 401-874-5862.