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

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

Noah Alatza and Jessica Schiffhauer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

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, timelines are subject to many shifting variables, including weather,” Burgdorf said. “It is al...

What goes around comes around

What goes around comes around

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

February 16, 2018


Filed under News

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 Manager Gary Burgdorf said that revolving door has caused problems since the Performance Center was ...

Welcome Center needs contractor, pushes back start date

Welcome Center needs contractor, pushes back start date

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

January 10, 2017


Filed under News

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 with Facility Operations and Planning said the number the university had in mind for the project was $2.5 mil...

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