Topping Off Key Science Campus

The centerpiece of CUNY’s Decade of Science initiative — construction of the $700 million Advanced Science Research Campus at City College — celebrated a critical milestone in October.


At a “topping off” ceremony, students, faculty and administrators joined in the traditional ironworkers’ practice of signing their names to a construction beam destined for the roof. Leading the way was Allan H. Dobrin, the University’s executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer. The campus will open in about four years