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FSU Black Student Union Breaks New Ground

FSU Black Student Union Breaks New Ground
Posted at 1:45 PM, Jan 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-26 13:45:00-05

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida State University's Black Student Union Breaks Ground on New Building.

FSU Black Student Union members relocate to West Jefferson Street from their previous Woodward Avenue location.

The student government agency helps foster student identity, social life, and communication for members, faculty and staff.

The Black Student Union's new building houses 5,600 square feet covering two-stories. It features a student lounge, kitchen, conference room, multi-purpose room, staff offices and exhibit space.

Groundbreaking ceremonies begin at 3pm Friday at 921 W. Jefferson St.

University president John Thrasher, Black Student Union president Rashard Johnson, and FSU National Black Alumni Association, Inc. president Eric Friall will speak at the event.