Shippensburg University trustees approve residence hall names
residence halls at Shippensburg University now have names. The
university’s Council of Trustees recently approved the names for the first
three residence halls recently completed as part of construction of all new living
spaces on campus.
will be Presidents Hall near the south side of campus, and McLean Hall II and
Seavers Hall on the north side of campus. The three buildings will house
approximately 924 students in semi-suite and full-suite style living as part of
a living-learning concept. Full suites and two-bedroom suites will also have a
living room and kitchenettes.
move into the halls Dec. 14 to 16 in preparation for the start of the Spring
Semester in January.
meeting, trustees also approved beginning phase three of the three-phase
project. The second phase will begin in early 2013 after demolition of Kieffer,
Lackhove, McCune and the current Seavers halls. Demolition of Etter Health Center will begin
after Spring break when health services moves into McLean Hall II. One building
will also include facilities for the university’s Honors Program.
project is considered the largest single project in the university’s history.
Phase two is expected to be complete in August 2014 and phase
three is to be completed in Summer 2015.
three phase project is completed in summer 2015, total capacity will be 2,975
students, an increase of 260 over current capacity.
student-approved project is under the direction of Shippensburg University
Student Services Inc. (SUSSI). SUSSI is an independent 501(c)(3), non-profit
organization that serves as the voice for the student community regarding
policies that govern the general welfare of the students and is separate and distinct
from the university. As the project owner, SUSSI is responsible for financing
and construction of this project.