‘It allows us to dream big’
Nearly two decades ago, state Rep. Helen Giddings and state Sen. Royce West helped lay the groundwork for a new four-year university in the heart of southern Dallas.
Seeing that dream come into focus, Giddings said, has been thrilling. On Monday, Giddings and West took part in the grand opening of the University of North Texas at Dallas’ $63 million student center.
“I could not be more excited,” Giddings said. “As I drove up today, I couldn’t even imagine this hill, this bu...