Archives for "Campus places"

Thursday

March 15, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of March 19

An interior tour of the new Commons on March 14 impressed Campus Construction Update many times over. What was so impressive? So much steel overhead and so much ice-crusted mud underfoot. The fast pace and no-nonsense demeanor of the workers hired by contractor Consigli Construction Co. Most of all, the size of the building, the soaring space of the building’s main dining hall and the views of campus it will command.

Monday

March 5, 2007 3:40 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student achievement across disciplines

More than 300 Bates students will take part in the sixth Mount David Summit, the college’s annual celebration of student academic achievement Friday, March 30, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall.

Saturday

March 3, 2007 9:30 am

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25, Dining Services director Christine Schwartz estimated the following day.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 26

It was a milestone of sorts for the new Commons project: the first use of plastic wrap in the kitchen.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of March 5

A milestone of sorts: The first students with the option to actually occupy Bates’ new student housing are making that choice now. With less than six months to go before the residence next to Mount David opens, it’s housing lottery time again, and floor plans for the facility have been posted in Chase Hall along with all the other housing.

Tuesday

February 13, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 12

As we told you in the Jan. 29 edition of this space, recent construction projects have included a giant pit about halfway between Alumni Gym and Pettengill Hall, near the site of the new dining Commons.

Thursday

February 8, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 4

With the official opening just weeks away, the new dining Commons passed a milestone early on Feb. 7: the arrival of its first truckload of food. The Performance Food Group semi backed into the Commons’ truck bay, on Central Avenue, shortly after dawn as an overnight snowfall tapered off.

Wednesday

February 7, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 5

Construction of the new student housing, at College Street and Mountain Avenue, is making hot progress despite the continuing bitter cold.

Tuesday

January 30, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 29

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 29

Considering how much trouble a Maine winter can cause when it really wants to, the people handling Bates’ major campus-improvement…

Tuesday

January 23, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update, Week of Jan. 23: Imaging Center opens

Campus Construction Update, Week of Jan. 23: Imaging Center opens

Now open in a sleekly renovated section of Coram Library, the Bates College Imaging and Computing Center leads this week’s update.