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Welcome Center delays continue

Welcome Center delays continue

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Construction for the Fuquay Welcome Center will be further delayed after bids continue to run overbudget. “We have been using a construction firm to give us a pre-look at what they thought it might cost,” Vice President for Finance and Administration Steve Bridges said. “We would like to be su...

Empire Contractors awarded PAC construction

Empire Contractors awarded PAC construction

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under News

The Board of Trustees Finance and Audit committee elected to award Evansville construction company Empire Contractors the contract for the renovation of the Physical Activities Center (PAC). “The project is without a doubt going to be a transformational moment for our campus, our students and this c...

New fee hard to see

Gabi Wy, Features Editor
September 1, 2016
Filed under News

Junior John Mathews didn’t know the student activity fee doubled this fall, and he said he’d have liked to be notified. Over the summer, the Board of Trustees approved the doubling of the student activity fee after a spring proposal pushed by Student Government Association. The increase is vis...

SGA proposes doubled, mandatory fee

SGA proposes doubled, mandatory fee

Gabi Wy, News Editor
April 13, 2016
Filed under News

Taylor Dunlap doesn’t know what the Student Government Association does. However, both she and her fellow students are affected by a recent SGA resolution supporting an increase in student activity fees from $50 to $100 per student. Students can opt out of the $50 fee, but the resolution makes t...

Drivers talk new speed bump

Drivers talk new speed bump

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under News

Ashley Harris, senior administrative assistant at Distance Learning, said the bump outside the Health Professions Center is too high. Despite her driving a standard Mitsubishi Sedan, she feels she is on the verge of bottoming out as she crosses it. Since the installation of the speed bump on Jan. 6, st...

Storify: Trustees talk charges, projects, future

Gabi Wy, News Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under News

The Board of Trustees met at 10 a.m. EST in Indianapolis today to discuss progress made since its last meeting Nov. 5.

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Public Safety increases law enforcement presence

Public Safety increases law enforcement presence

Gabi Wy, News Editor
December 8, 2015
Filed under News

Public Safety Director Woodall said armed, off-duty officers are present more often now but not necessarily 24/7 or on a consistent schedule.

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