Ursuline College continues tradition by hosting a beam signing ceremony for the new Center for Creative and Healing Arts. Ursuline is also constructing an athletic center on campus. The construction of the two buildings is the College’s largest project in over 40 years.
The Center for the Creative and Healing Arts and Sciences will house the Art Therapy and Counseling department and The Breen School of Nursing’s undergraduate and graduate programs. The building is comprised of 22,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and conference and meeting space equipped with the latest technologies in education.
The new athletic center is $10 million facility constructed to accommodate the needs of Ursuline’s 1,500 students and host the College’s 11 NCAA Division II athletic programs. The new athletic center will replace the O’Brien Athletic Center destroyed by a tornado in July of 2013.
Update on construction:
- Concrete for the second floor of the CCHAS is expected to be poured next week. Erection of the remaining steel will be completed subsequent to the concrete pour.
- The new electrical feed for both new buildings will be completed during fall break week.
- Steel for the gym portion of the Parker-Hannifin Athletic Center arrived and will be erected over the next several weeks.
- A portion of the floor slab in the locker room area and fitness center are expected to be poured this week.