Located near the main entrance to campus off of River Road, the new Queally Center serves as a front door for prospective students and their families, as well as employers. This LEED-certified, state-of-the-art building includes space for career expos and interviews and features the latest technology throughout.
Queally Center integrates the offices of admission, financial aid and employer development under one roof, transforming the visitor experience and serving students from acceptance letter to job offer letter.
A dedication ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. on Oct. 14 in the Breed Pavilion of the Queally Center.
The keynote speaker is Kathy Giusti, a myeloma patient and founder of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. She also serves as the faculty co-chair of the Harvard Business School Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator. Giusti is widely recognized as a pioneer of precision medicine, a champion of open-access data sharing, and a strong advocate for patient engagement.
She was named #19 on Fortunes World's 50 Greatest Leaders list and included on TIME's 100 Most Influential People list. Most recently, Fortune named her one of three Top Disrupters in Healthcare. Among her honors are the Open Science Champion of Change award by the White House and the American Association for Cancer Research Centennial Medal for Distinguished Public Service.
The new facility was made possible by a significant lead gift by Paul and Anne-Marie Queally, both 1986 Phi Beta Kappa graduates of the University of Richmond. Additional major gifts came from 47 other donors.
The contractors on the project were Hourigan Construction and SMBW Architects.
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