News of Western Michigan University’s plans to demolish West and North halls, the Speech and Hearing Center and possibly wings of East Hall was disappointing for Thomas Coyne, a former alumni relations director at WMU and member of the Friends of Historic East Campus group.
In what will be the largest donation it has ever received, the University of the Fraser Valley (British Columbia, Canada) will take ownership in early 2013 of the former BMO Bank of Montreal branch building at historic Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack. The university will renovate and refurbish the facility to create UFV Plaza, a downtown education centre with a focus on programming related to business development and training.
Corvias Campus Living, a privately-owned, vertically-integrated real estate solutions company, announced today plans to construct and manage student apartments for the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM).
Gateway Community & Technical College (Ky.) is investing an ambitious $81.5 million into a new urban campus in the hopes it will become the foundation for urban economic development in Covington. The new campus itself will be nestled in roughly a six-block area in Covington's Central Business District. Gateway buildings and partnerships are expected to spread throughout northern Kentucky's largest city, filling up long-vacant storefronts and bringing new foot traffic for existing businesses - and, hopefully, new ones.