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Mount Ida students: After the acquisition by UMass

June, 2018

A few months after Boston University’s successful merger with Wheelock College, the University of Massachusetts drew a greater degree of scrutiny for its acquisition of Mount Ida College.

College groundbreakings: Two residence halls, academic buildings, fitness center

April, 2018
By 2019, students at Colgate University (New York) will have access to two new residence halls totaling 85,000 square feet and featuring three floors of double rooms and four-person suites. Each 100-bed facility will also house seminar rooms, classrooms, offices and lounges. The project—with Robert A.M. Stern Architects as architect and The Hayner Hoyt Corporation as construction manager, both New York firms—will cost $47 million. 

By 2019, students will have access to two new residence halls totaling 85,000 square feet and featuring three floors of double rooms and four-person suites. 

College campus groundbreakings in Maine, New York and California

February, 2018
Engineering Innovation Hub at the State University of New York at New Paltz. (Rendering courtesy of Urban Architects).

A two-story, 19,500-square-foot structure, with an anticipated spring 2019 completion, will serve as a business incubator for technology and engineering startups.

Industry insight on residence hall service expectations

February, 2018

What are some ways that you’ve seen student services within residence halls grow to meet student needs and expectations?

“Letter-centric mailrooms are not prepared to handle the packages and the expectation of doorstep-service associated with e-commerce. Students want low-touch retail, and administrators want to offer streamlined, cost-effective and safe services.

College dorm services: Right on site

February, 2018
ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME—Stephens College in Missouri, regarded as the most pet-friendly campus in the nation, allows pets in five of its seven residence halls and has a number of related services. One hall offers pet-friendly study spaces, a dog bathing station and a doggie daycare, and residents have been invited to classes on making dog and cat toys.

Deciding exactly what to dedicate funding and space to within residence halls can be a challenge. The answers to a few key questions are important to developing effective offerings.

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