A dedication ceremony celebrating the naming of the Robert and Kathy Lehmann Chemistry Building was held Tuesday in conjunction with a meeting of the Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents.
Dr. Robert Lehmann established Lehmann Eye Center in Nacogdoches and is recognized for his contributions to the advancement of surgical techniques in the management of eye diseases. His wife, Kathy, attended SFA and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She serves as the administrator of Lehmann Eye Center and also as an SFASU Foundation trustee.
The Lehmanns have contributed to SFA student scholarships and to the advancement of university programs, including fine arts, modern languages, hospitality, athletics, nursing, the College of Sciences and Mathematics, and the Women in STEM initiative. Pictured are, from left: David Alders, chair of the SFA Board of Regents; the Lehmanns; and Dr. Baker Pattillo, SFA president.