BRIAR CLIFF DEDICATES HEELAN HALL IMPROVEMENTS

BRIAR CLIFF DEDICATES HEELAN HALL IMPROVEMENTS

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BRIAR CLIFF UNIVERSITY IS DEDICATING ELEVEN MILLION DOLLARS IN RENOVATIONS TO HISTORIC HEELAN HALL ON THEIR CAMPUS.

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT BEV WHARTON SAYS THE THREE STORY ADDITION CONTAINS MODERN DIGITALLY EQUIPPED CLASSROOMS:


OC…MASS COMMUNICATIONS SUITE. :17

HEELAN HALL WAS BUILT IN 1930. THE ROTH ATRIUM IS BUILT INTO THE BACK OUTER WALL OF THE HALL, COMBINING THE OLD WITH THE NEW, MUCH LIKE THE TYSON EVENTS CENTER AND OLD CITY AUDITORIUM:


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WHARTON SAYS WHILE THE CLASSROOMS ARE HIGH TECH, THE ATRIUM WAS DESIGNED TO BE A QUIETER PLACE:


OC….A PEACEFUL PLACE. :21

THE PROJECT STARTED IN MAY OF 2011. THE ATRIUM IS BUILT ON WHAT USED TO BE A PARKING LOT FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF.