Stetson University celebrates a brand new building in an inaugural ribbon cutting

DELAND, Fla. — Stetson University cut the ceremonial ribbon Friday for the new Cici & Hyatt Brown Hall for Health & Innovation building.


The new facility is a two-story 40,000-square-foot building that connects to Sage Hall Science Center, creating a 120,000-square-foot science complex.

The building will will house academic programs in Health Sciences, Environmental Science and Studies, Public Health, Counselor Education and Sustainable Food Systems.

Stetson President Christopher F. Roellke explains the significance this building will have for students.

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“Brown Hall brings together an array of academic disciplines in collaboration,” Roellke said. “That collaboration is essential for the growth and discovery of new ideas, and our ability to problem solve and think critically about the issues that confront us in the world.”

Construction began in June 2021 after funding was received from Cici and Hyatt Brown back in 2018.

Students, faculty and staff will begin using the building in January with the start of the Spring 2023 semester.

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