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Trustees approve $48 million Health Professions renovation, new degree program

The approximately 40,000 square foot Wellness Center will connect to the south side of the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center with the goal of centralizing university services and making them more accessible.  

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2019

The university Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution to begin the planning and renovation of the Health Professions building along with a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program at their meeting Nov. 7. The $48 million renovation and expansion project will add more classrooms ...

Library renovations give students ‘more collaborative space’

Library renovations give students 'more collaborative space'

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

This semester has brought many changes to USI, one of which is the Rice Library.  The library underwent major changes to the first floor over the summer. Renovations started mid-July and included new carpet and furniture.  A new collaborative space was added that includes several new seating areas, the reference ...

The 40-year-old venue: Much needed PAC renovation finally in the works

Jerry McCartney

November 11, 2014

The university is about to embark on its second $16 million building project in the past three years with the renovations to the Physical Activities Center scheduled to take place in late 2015. This is the first big renovation to the PAC since its doors opened in 1980. The Board of Trustees approv...

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