Florida Atlantic University’s new $70 million football stadium is set to open tomorrow in Boca Raton, and according to the Sun-Sentinel, its poised to have a big impact on both the school and the surrounding city.
The school has already expanded in advance of the opening, adding two dorms and 1,200 more students to the on-campus population. Further, enrollment and the number of applications for acceptance have reached record heights.
Coach Howard Schnellenberger compares it to downtown Louisville, which underwent a transformation after the University of Louisville unveiled its new football stadium. [more]