Edward J. Connor '92

Dean of Admissions

Monday, October 25, 2010

New Sports and Recreation Center Taking Shape

October has been a busy month in the Office of Admissions and on campus as a whole. Our staff has been busy visiting high schools and conducting interviews around the globe. We'll visit about 300 high schools in October and interview over 200 students away from campus by the time the month ends. We had a great open house on Columbus Day with over 1,100 visitors on campus. It's hard to believe that the fall recruitment season is starting to wind down already.

On campus the first day of classes for B-term kicked off today and all of our students were back from fall break looking a bit more relaxed. In addition, today our new sports and recreation center reached another major building milestone with the start of steel erection for the building’s structural frame! The first steel column was placed on the southwest end of the building (below Morgan Hall and near the running track).

The next milestone is scheduled to happen on Thursday November 4th as we begin to erect nine 216-ton pre-cast concrete “ribs” of the Natatorium. If you are in the neighborhood come by and check it out!!

After 5 months of working “in the hole on the hill”, it will be great to start to see the structure rise up and the building take shape over the next several months.


PS - Don't forget our Early Action Rd I deadline is just around the corner...November
10th...call or e-mail with any last minute questions.