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Creighton University to Celebrate “Topping Off”

Creighton University to Celebrate “Topping Off”

Creighton University will hold the “Topping Off” ceremony of the Mike and Josie Harper Center for Student Life and Learning at 9:30 a.m. on July 19, 2007 at the construction site at 20th and California Streets.

The “Topping Off” ceremony, one of the construction industries oldest customs, is the installation of the final beam in steel construction. The ceremony will celebrate the workers’ and University’s pride in the progress to date.

The ceremony will begin with members of the Creighton community signing the beam, followed by a short program. It will end with the installation of the final beam in the construction of the building.