Full Coverage Of Stone Center Grand Opening

Aug 9, 2018

Credit Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

We've interviewed a variety of community leaders and health professionals for our special coverage of the grand opening of the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences. If you missed our on-air coverage throughout the day, or if you want to listen again, you'll find a comprehensive list of the segments we produced for the center's dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting:

WNIN's Emily Miles spoke with local entrepreneurs and young people about the changing culture of innovation in the city. 

Mary Kessler, dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville, gave WNIN's Isaiah Seibert a tour of the facility before its grand opening.

WNIN's John Gibson spoke with Joshua Armstrong, head of the Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District, about the center's impact on the downtown economy.

Isaiah spoke with Dr. Katie Ehlman, associate professor of gerontology and director of the Center for Health Aging and Wellness, about how the center could imporve geriatric research in the Evansville area.

John interviewed Bob Goldman, who owns Goldman's Pawn Shop on 4th St. They talk about how construction of the new center was tough on Goldman's business.

Before the tour, Isaiah talked to Dean Kessler about new opportunities the center will give to UE physical therapy and physical assistance programs. 

John spoke with Evansville mayor Lloyd Winnecke about the mayor's trip to Michigan.

Isaiah attended the dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting. Local and state officials, school administrators, and community leaders spoke to the center's significance for the future of the city.