Ross & Baruzzini, Inc. announced it will be providing MEP and fire protection engineering services for the new JQH Arena at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO.

As part of the Ellerbe-Becket Team for this $55 million, 11,000-seat basketball venue, Ross & Baruzzini will be responsible for all plumbing and fire protection engineering design for the new facility, all site utilities and modifications to the existing Hammons Student Center that adjoins the new Arena, and all mechanical and electrical engineering during the final design phase and construction of the Arena. This fast-track project will be completed by the University's deadline of October 2008 to ensure occupancy the basketball season.