Power is on in the new residence hall and according to Kristen Cooper, director of housing and residence life, work is still on schedule for students residing in the new residence hall to move in August 26 and 27.
During the month of May, future residents of the new residence hall, currently under construction alongside Shellenberger Field, were invited to check out the building on a tour led by Kristen Cooper, director of housing and residence life. According to Cooper, more than 30 students signed up for the hour-long tours.
Work is steadily progressing on the new residence hall. According to Boyce Hamlet, physical plant director, sections of the building are now “under roof” and sheetrock installation has commenced.
University of Lynchburg students can take advantage of three new residential learning communities opening in Fall 2019. The new learning communities — Spirituality, Wellness and Mindfulness; Dimensions of Diversity; and one for the Westover Honors College — will allow students to live nearby others with similar interests and participate in co-curricular programs together.
Furniture from The Brill Company’s Pulse line has been selected for the University of Lynchburg’s new residence hall. The new residence hall, which will be ready for students in Fall 2019, replaces McWane Hall and is located alongside Shellenberger Field, between Freer and Shackelford halls.
Despite the winter weather, including at least two snow events, crews working on the new residence hall have made significant progress over the past six weeks or so. “They worked all through the break and didn’t appear to be impacted by inclement weather,” Kristen Cooper, director of housing and residence life, said. “They have been […]
In November, a team from the University of Lynchburg traveled to the headquarters of Steelcase, an office furniture company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Accompanied by partners from the seating company Barrows and architects Point of View LLC, the team learned about the offerings related to active learning classroom furniture and the impact and offerings for […]
Gabby Jones ’19, a University of Lynchburg resident assistant, recently was honored statewide for her work to build a fun community for students on campus. She won the Distinguished Returning RA Award from the Virginia Association of College and Housing Officers at a conference November 2-3.
Recently, University of Lynchburg students were invited to test out furniture that could possibly be used in the new residence hall being built alongside Shellenberger Field. About 100 students stopped by Drysdale Student Center to test out two product lines from the Brill Furniture Company.
Exterior walls have started going up at the site of the new residence hall. According to Greg McCann, site superintendent for Jamerson-Lewis Construction and a 2006 graduate of Lynchburg College, “the exterior block walls [that] hold up all the other floors” were built over the past couple of weeks.