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

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

Evansville Health Center scheduled for May opening

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.
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...

Students demand parking

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
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...

Welcome Center goes overbudget

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

Welcome Center needs contractor, pushes back start date

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

Updates given on campus construction
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

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...

STORIFY: Trustees wrap up semester

April 29, 2016

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Griffin Center disrupts nearby residents

Griffin Center disrupts nearby residents
September 29, 2015

When Bob Schiff’s children were young, he used to take them fishing in Reflection Lake. “Now you can hardly see the lake,” he said, “let alone get to it.” The construction of the university’s...

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