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A new sign on display for the Business and Engineering Center. (Photo by Anthony Rawley)

University updates signage across campus

Anthony Rawley and Bryce West March 28, 2023

Wednesday Update: The sign in front of the David L. Rice Library and Recreation, Fitness and Wellness center on the median of University Boulevard was reported to be misspelled. "Library Drop-Off" on the...

The Recreational, Fitness and Wellness Center (RFWC) has fencing up to begin the $12 million construction project. The fencing is blocking the main entrance, but students can still enter and exit the RFWC by taking the sidewalk near the Aquatic Center that leads to a different door.

$12 million renovation begins on the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center

Alyssa DeWig, News Editor August 30, 2022

The Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center (RFWC) is undergoing a $12 million construction project that is expected to be completed by 2024. The construction includes relocating Counseling and Psychological...

After a series of pushbacks, the university’s newly upgraded arena has an anticipated completion of spring 2019, construction project manager Gary Burgdorf said.

USI’s new arena won’t open until spring semester

Noah Alatza and Jessica Schiffhauer November 27, 2018

After a series of pushbacks, the university’s newly upgraded arena has an anticipated completion of spring 2019, construction project manager Gary Burgdorf said. “As with all construction projects,...

What goes around comes around

What goes around comes around

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager February 16, 2018

The revolving door in the Performance Center does not perform. The university has no clear timeline as to when it will be fixed after remaining inoperable for over a month. Construction Project...

The final completion of the Evansville Health, Science, Education and Research Center is expected in May of 2018. Indiana University will own 60 percent of the building and the University of Evansville and USI will split the remaining 40 percent.

Evansville Health Center scheduled for May opening

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer October 4, 2017

As anticipation for the Evansville Health, Science, Education and Research center grows, so do the opportunities. “There are not a lot of places that have done this before,” Dean of the College...

The back row of parking lot C will not be available for public use until completion of phase II of the PAC renovation, which is expected to be done in October of 2020

Students demand parking

Riley Guerzini, News Editor September 14, 2017

Tian Moore-Denk said she usually arrives on campus at least 30 minutes early just to find a parking spot. “One thing that I don't like is that they have a whole section of the parking lot blocked...

Construction of the Physical Activities Center (PAC) and the Fuquay Welcome Center are both in progress

Welcome Center goes overbudget

Riley Guerzini, News Editor August 23, 2017

Construction of the Fuquay Welcome Center is underway after bids ran over $700,000 over budget. “Construction is good in our area,” Vice President for Finance and Administration Steve Bridges...

Welcome Center delays continue

Welcome Center delays continue

Riley Guerzini, News Editor April 19, 2017

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...

Dispense with the fence

Dispense with the fence

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer March 21, 2017

It’s 8:45 a.m., and I’m doing what I usually do—taking a moment to stare at the students depicted on the fence around the yet-to-be Fuquay Welcome Center. I walk up to the image of two young men,...

Student ambassadors, administration and members of the Fuquay family break ground at the Sep. 1 groundbreaking ceremony.

Welcome Center needs contractor, pushes back start date

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief January 10, 2017

Construction of the Fuquay Welcome Center is being pushed back after the initial bids for the project overshot the budget set forth by the university. Gary Burgdorf, a construction administrator...

Trustees approve budget

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer September 7, 2016

A new budget was approved at the Board of Trustees meeting September 1. The budget includes increased funding for Historic New Harmony, a contract with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office to increase...

Board of Trustees provides construction updates, welcomes new members

Sarah Loesch July 14, 2016

The Board of Trustees welcomed three new members to its table at the inaugural meeting in the newly opened Griffin Center Thursday afternoon. Current Student Government Association President, Ashley...

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