Al McGuire Center Groundbreaking
May 1, 2002
Ground was broken on the Al McGuire Center on May 1, 2002. Wayne Sanders, president of the Marquette Board of Directors, was the MC for the event.
The first wave of ground-breakers consisted of Mr. Sanders, University President Robert A. Wild, S.J., Pat McGuire, Noreen and Chad Schultz and Jim and Ginny Wheeler.
Fr. Wild was part of the second group to break ground. Joining Fr. Wild was Director of Athletics and Intercollegiate Sports Bill Cords, Vice President for Student Affairs Fr. Andy Thon, S.J., head men's basketball coach Tom Crean, head women's basketball coach Terri Mitchell and Marquette Hall of Fame member George Thompson.
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