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John and Mary Alford Center for Science and Technology Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony for the John and Mary Alford Center for Science and Technology was Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 2pm.  The newest addition to the shared campus of The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) will add a $32 million, 60,000 square foot facility for science and technology.  The building is anticipated to be complete spring 2021.  For information on how to make a gift, please contact Jennifer Roberts at the Newark Campus Development Fund, (740) 349-8276  or email

Photo caption left to right: Ohio State Newark Dean/Director William L. MacDonald, PhD; State Representative Scott Ryan; Congressman Troy Balderson; Campaign Chair Dan DeLawder; Michael Cantlin; Barbara Cantlin; Ronald Alford; Ohio Senator Jay Hottinger; COTC President John M. Berry, PhD; Newark Mayor Jeff Hall; LMHS President and CEO Rob Montagnese; Licking County Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer McDonald.