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The Thomas W. Briggs Student Center, provided through the generosity of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Briggs of Memphis, augmented by gifts of parents and other friends, was dedicated May 2, 1966. It houses a bookstore, mailroom and offices.Extensive renovation of the building was completed in 1991. The Rhea Student Lounge, dedicated July 19, 1989, is a gift of Linda and S. Herbert Rhea. The James A. Matthews Lobby was dedicated April 7, 1997, in memory of the long-time friend of the College. In 2004, the mailroom and Rhea Lounge were renovated and relocated within the building.

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PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
_Briggs_Construction_020_031966.jpg.jpgMar-1966Early Photo of Briggs Student Center, 1966-
_Briggs_029_East_Lounge_1988.jpg.jpg1988East Lounge, Briggs Student Center, 1988-
_Briggs_014_MrsRiley_MrsBeringer_MrsBriggs_DeanJ.M.Jones_DrW.J.Millard_HarveyCaughey_DrP.N.Rhodes_JoeRhodes.jpg.jpgFeb-1965Groundbreaking of Briggs Student Center, Speech from P.N. Rhodes, 1965-
_Briggs_Brochure_021.jpg.jpg1966Briggs Student Center Brochure-
_Briggs_Language_Center_018_1975.jpg.jpg1975Courtenay Language Center in Briggs Student Center in 1975-
_Briggs_Language_Center_017.jpg.jpg1960Courtenay Language Center, late 1960s-
_Briggs_Language_Center_016.jpg.jpg1970Students Studying in the Courtenay Lannguage Center, 1970s-
_Briggs_Language_Center_015.jpg.jpg1970Briggs, Courtenay Language Center, 1970s-
_Briggs_013_Groundbreaking.jpg.jpgFeb-1965Groundbreaking of Briggs Student Center with musicians playing, 1965-
Briggs_012_Groundbreaking_.jpg.jpgFeb-1965Site of groundbreaking for Briggs Student Center, 1965-
Briggs_Groundbreaking_02101965_011.jpg.jpg10-Feb-1965Groundbreaking for Briggs Student Center, 1965-
Briggs_Mr_MrsThomasNBriggs_1963_004.jpg.jpg1963Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Briggs, 1963-
Briggs_1968_005.jpg.jpg1970Students in Briggs Student Center, 1970s-
Briggs_East_Lounge_1970_003.jpg.jpg1970East Lounge in Briggs Student Center-
Briggs_Drawing_1960_002.jpg.jpg1960Briggs Student Center Line Drawing-
Rhea_lounge_about1993_001.jpg.jpg1994Rhea Lounge in Briggs Student Center-
students_Briggs_Java City_c2000 (31).jpg.jpg2000Students relaxing in Java City Coffee Bar around 2000-
Briggs_patio_awning_c1984_.jpg.jpg1984Awning over Briggs Center Patio-
Burks_2006_bookstore_snow_015.jpg.jpg2006Awning on the Briggs Student Center BookstoreBurks, Justin Fox, photographer
Students_chatting_outside_briggs_c1989.jpg.jpg1988Students sitting outside on the Briggs Student Center patio-
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