Virginia Tech honors former school president with building name

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Virginia Tech is honoring its former president Charles W. Steger by naming a building after him on the school’s Blacksburg campus.

The school said in a statement that it will dedicate the building Friday.

The building that will become known as Steger Hall consists of two separately constructed parts of a facility that houses the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech. The first phase of the building was completed in 2003 and the second phase was completed in 2004.

Steger was president of the school from 2000 to 2014.

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