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MSU, community leaders watch lighting of Secchia Center

One of the people most responsible for helping Michigan State University bring its College of Human Medicine to Grand Rapids joined dozens of others to watch the first lighting of the MSU sign at the college’s new downtown home.

The Secchia Center medical education building, named after philanthropist and donor Peter Secchia, is scheduled for completion in fall 2010. Secchia joined college Dean Marsha Rappley other MSU and community leaders for the lighting event.

The seven-story, 180,000-square-foot facility will include teaching laboratories, classrooms, offices and student areas. It will be located in downtown Grand Rapids, at the base of Michigan Street hill at Division Avenue, across from the Van Andel Institute and Spectrum Health.

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Secchia Center MSU lighting

MSU sign lighting at the college's new downtown home

Peter Secchia with Dean Marsha Rappley








Peter Secchia joined by college Dean Marsha Rappley