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University gives update on Tinsley Hall renovations

For the past year, Tinsley Hall has been undergoing reconstruction to transform the space into a student resource center. The hall is expected to be finished in Spring 2020.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

Renovations to Tinsley Hall are still underway, and the university administration is seeking to complete the finishing touches by the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Previously a classroom space for subjects such as mathematics, Tinsley Hall will transform into a student activity space and an extensi...

Tinsley to become a new student-centric hub

Tinsley Hall is due for a remodel, which will involve replacing all of the original, single-paned windows, constructing a computer lab on the first floor, and expanding the Center for Student Excellence to the second floor.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2019

Plans are underway to renovate Tinsley Hall into a student center of activity. The university administration will be expanding the Center for Student Excellence to the second floor of the hall, and provide a computer lab for students on the first floor. In addition to these efforts, the building that is o...

Remembering Zachary Taylor Hall

Demolition of Zachary Taylor Hall began in September, 2018, and former residents of the coed residence hall shared their memories of the building.

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2019

Sept. 5, 2018 began the demolition of a 56-year-old piece of university history. Zachary Taylor Hall, no longer able to effectively serve its purpose, was torn down last semester after new residence halls, Ascension Hall and Twelve Oaks Hall, were constructed. Kenneth Howe, director of facility plan...