Higher Education

  • New Technology Complex at Georgia Tech


    Georgia Institute of Technology will have a new advanced computing and information technology complex thanks to a $15 million gift from a former student at the institution.

  • North Carolina State University Plans Alumni Center


    North Carolina State University has awarded the design contract for its new $13 million Alumni Center at the institution's Centennial Campus to  Calloway Johnson Moore & West of Winston-Salem, N.C.

  • University of San Diego Builds New Arena


    University of San Diego is building a $17 million multipurpose arena. The 5,000-seat, 101,000-sf arena will be named after Jenny Craig in honor of her large donation to the project. Mosher Drew Watson Ferguson of San Diego is the architect for the arena.

  • University of Texas Plans New Research Building


    University of Texas has plans for a new $19 million research building at its Health Science Center (HSC) in San Antonio.

  • City of San Jose/San Jose State University Joint Library


    City of San Jose/San Jose State University Joint Library site preparations have begun for a 475,000-sf, eight-story structure scheduled to break ground in July 2000.Completion is anticipated by 2003.The library will be jointly owned and managed by the city and the university.

  • San Jose State University's New Chemistry Labs


    San Jose State University's Duncan Hall, which houses the chemistry department, will be enhanced with new state-of-the-art labs for instruction and research thanks to a $500,000 grant to the chemistry department from the Los Angeles-based W.M. Keck Foundation.

  • N.C. State University/Lucent Alliance Yields New Building


    North Carolina State University, in an alliance with Lucent Technologies, is building a new 120,000-sf facility for fiber optics applications research at the university's Centennial Campus.

  • St. Mary's Plans New Business School


    St. Mary's College of California has begun fund-raising for a new $17 million School of Economics and Business Administration building. The three-story, 36,500-sf structure will accommodate lecture halls, classrooms, offices, conference rooms, and other gathering areas.

  • The Evolution of Biomedical Research Facilities


    The University of Pennsylvania's Biomedical Research Building II/III is setting new standards of efficiency and excellence in the quickly evolving world of research facilities. The 384,000-sf, 15-story building was built with an emphasis on flexible, efficient use of space and, as a result, its designers achieved an unprecedented 77 percent net-to-gross square footage ratio on its laboratory floors.

  • APPA is in the process of building a manual for


    APPA is in the process of putting together a manual for: "Grounds Staffing and Maintenance Guidelines."

    Subject Areas that are have already been chosen to be covered in the manual are: