The renovation report

The renovation report

In 2012–13, two campus facilities received major makeovers and the Main Hall restoration project was completed. Here a quick review of the results and the funding sources.


Main Hall

Main Hall front view

The $15 million restoration of Main Hall included a new roof and windows, rebuilt towers, brickwork and repointing. It lasted from spring 2011 to fall 2012. Alumni and friends of the College contributed $308,081 for this work.


Main Dining Hall

The dining hall filled with students.

Lackmann Culinary Services funded a $1.3 million renovation of the main dining hall in the Wagner Union in the summer of 2013. The work included new serving stations, a new pizza oven, new flooring, paint, and décor, as well as new tables and chairs.



Planetarium view of the constellations

In the summer of 2012, the Wagner planetarium in Spiro Hall received a $250,000 upgrade, including new seating, a new sound system, and an SCIdome HD digital projector, funded through a New York State grant.



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