Work begins on $34 million university center project at Ferris State

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The Ferris State University campus is getting a facelift that will result in a modern, future-oriented University Center to better meet the needs of students, faculty, staff and the community.

Work has begun on the $33.9 million project to renovate the Rankin Student Center, a building constructed in 1957. Its current configuration includes 1960 and 1987 additions that no longer meet the university's focus on community.

The new University Center, slated for completion by December 2014, will be a gathering place for the campus community and a home for its commuter students.

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