Tag: broun hall

Getting closer

After months of demolition and site preparation, contractors began work on the highly anticipated 142,000-square-foot Brown-Kopel Engineering Student Achievement Center in September. The building is scheduled to open in May 2019. Meanwhile, renovations to Broun Hall with the creation of the Davidson Pavilion are wrapping up. The project will be completed in December. The Gavin…




Breaking ground

As part of more than $60 million in new construction and renovation, the college recently broke ground on the first of three major projects. Thanks to an $8 million gift made possible by Carol Ann and Charles E. Gavin III, the first project will include the renovation of the Textile Building into the Gavin Laboratory….




Building toward the future

An intense programmatic phase is underway as the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is in the beginning stages of two major renovations and a highly anticipated addition to the campus. Thanks to an $8 million transformational gift from 1959 textile management alumnus Charles E. Gavin III and his wife, Carol Ann, the former Textile Building…




Enhancing education

Dorothy Davidson, chair and CEO of Huntsville’s Davidson Technologies, has made a $5 million gift to the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering to renovate portions of Broun Hall, the home of electrical engineering. Her gift honors her late husband, Julian Davidson, a 1950 Auburn electrical engineering graduate and defense industry pioneer. “Julian would agree that…