Harry S. Truman College, located in Uptown,
announced that it will name its new student services
center after late state Rep. Larry McKeon.
McKeon, who was openly gay and HIV-positive,
was largely responsible for the creation of
the new student services center, a $55 million
project slated to open in 2010.
McKeon passed away May 2008.
A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at
the new Larry McKeon Administrative Building
construction site at noon Aug. 19. Construction
of the building will begin Aug. 18.