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Gies Groundbreaking Ceremony

On April 14, please join Gies College of Business as we break ground on a new building that will equip the College and campus to continue transforming lives on a global scale.

Friday, April 14 | 2 pm
On the Military Axis, South of the Business Instructional Facility (Accessible from Sixth Street)

Reception follows in BIF atrium

Register today


A partnership between Gies Business and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, this new building will focus on learners and on supporting their growth into purposeful leaders. Every aspect of this building has been intentionally developed to help rethink business education: 

  • Collaboration spaces to encourage interaction and innovation among faculty and learners
  • Flexible classrooms and the latest technology to enhance engagement and promote inclusion of all voices
  • Extensive online teaching studios to reach learners around the world and provide them with opportunities for excellence and career advancement

This groundbreaking will also honor the impact of the many donors who are leading the way in our goal to raise over $50 million toward this building project. Lives will be positively changed because of the generosity of these donors. Learn more about this exciting new project!

Please make plans to attend this groundbreaking ceremony.