COLLEGIATE eNEWS
October 2019
PROJECT NEWS
Bold Vision Forms Palmer School of Chiropractic
A Campus-wide Facilities Master Plan Sets the Agenda
Their vision was to look at the future of Chiropractic education , innovation, and trends and knit the development of Palmer’s image into that future. Three phases were selected from the 2016 Facilities Master Plan to move forward into design: first are revisions to Academic Health Center, second is a new Learning Commons, and third is modernization of technique rooms, Anatomy Labs, Radiology Labs, and outdoor study space.
Creating the WOW Factor in Spaces
Dynamic Graphics for the University of Iowa Engineering Donor Wall
It’s about connecting with people, creating an experience, and generating an emotion that makes the difference. The Penrose Donor Wall pays homage to the craft and discipline of Engineering. This art installation creates both a physical connection between the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering buildings, and a broader connection to those whose generosity has graced the college.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Transparency in Creating a Strategic Plan
Commitment and Collaboration from University Leaders Set the Stage
When faced with some tough decisions about infrastructure St Cloud State University used a highly inclusive and transparent process. "We want to construct a process that educates people, brings them along, and holds them accountable for whatever decisions get made." Read more about SCSU’s approached process .
CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Western Nebraska Community College Projects Nears End of Construction
WNCC celebrated the grand reopening and ribbon cutting of the $18M renovation and addition to the main building and theater complex featuring a new learning commons, welcome center for student services, music classrooms, math lab, writing lab and career center. Catch up on the full story from the Star Herald.
September 25th marked the start of Creighton University's physical presence in Phoenix, Arizona; reinforcing their commitment to expanding Healthcare Education in this area of the Southwest! Read the news article .
Central College Celebrates Dedication of Peace Mall Renovation
The creation of a new, thoughtfully landscaped history garden and amphitheater is part of a renovated Peace Mall in the center of Central College's campus ! This enhanced gathering space allows Central to maintain and enhance what they offer to students and the community.
EVENTS
October 16–18, 2019
La Vista, Nebraska
October 28–30, 2019
Omaha, Nebraska
Look for RDG's Nate Gieselman, presenting: "Speed, Efficiency, and Consensus Through the Collaborative Process" along with Architect and Facilities Planner II Alison Topp
October 19–22, 2019
Washington, DC
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