The BGES department wishes to thank the CSU Administration for acquiring funds from the State of Ohio (House Bill HB 497) for the roughly 5 million dollars to renovate the teaching laboratories in SI. Construction phase I is well underway and includes SI 240, 241, 242 and 249. This phase will also bring a new lounge area. Construction phase 2 will start in late August and includes SI 224, 225 and 226. Construction phase 3 will commence in Spring 2018 and includes the third floor rooms SI 320, 321 and 326. The final phase will involve renovation to SI 150 and SR 257.