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State university system approves $33 million USF St. Pete residence hall

University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus is on track to increase its student housing by 70 percent by mid-2020, according to plans approved this week. At the Nov. 8 Florida Board of Governors meeting, the board approved a 375-bed residenc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Board of Regents to take up UGA residence hall project

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents this week is expected to authorize a $53.8 million renovation of Brumby Hall at The University of Georgia, an approximately 214,000-square-foot high-rise residence hall......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

UA approves first phase of stadium project, $3.8M contract with Bham architect

Plans to renovate Bryant-Denny Stadium are moving forward. The University of Alabama System board of trustees approved preliminary plans for a $75.4 million renovation of the iconic stadium, according to the Tuscaloosa News. The board also approved a $3......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

University System of Georgia to ask state for $169M for construction, design of new projects

Of the University System's planned $154 million in construction spending in fiscal year 2020, more than half would be spent in metro Atlanta at Georgia State and Kennesaw State universities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018

New York will spend millions on advanced manufacturing, health care workforce programs

New York will invest $3 million this year for businesses to partner on apprenticeships with the State University of New York system and the state Department of Labor. The money will go toward creating up to 2,000 training positions in advanced manufactur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2018

Milwaukee youth music center The New State aims for 2020 opening

The long-vacant State Theater in Milwaukee’s Near West Side area in about two years could reopen as a music production space and performance hall for youths. The $2.6 million project, dubbed The New State, is a partnership including area neighb.....»»

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New state apprenticeship program aimed at cybersecurity

The University System of Georgia (USG) and U.S. Department of Labor have entered into a partnership aimed at increasing the number of skilled workers who pursue a career in cybersecurity. The agreement will set up a system of standards the state's .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

USF funding will be judged on new guidelines

State universities in Florida will move from one performance-based system for funding to another within the coming year. The state university system's Board of Governors recently voted to eliminate the current "bottom three" provision and follow state.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

Texas State steps into future of engineering education with $120M Ingram Hall

Texas State University last week christened the largest academic building in its history. Bruce and Gloria Ingram Hall, a new hub for the university's science and engineering programs that clocks in at more than 166,000 square feet, was feted with a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

Schottenstein Center unveils $34 million renovation (slideshow)

The Schottenstein Center is celebrating its 20th birthday with a new look. The arena and event center on Ohio State University's campus will officially end an 18-month stint of renovations around Thanksgiving, said Xen Riggs, the center's associat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

Florida state universities have some of the country"s highest-paid university presidents

University presidents within the State University System of Florida are amongst the highest-paid public university leaders in the country, according the the Chronicle of Higher Education. Three Florida University presidents ranked amongst the top .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2018

WOSU already halfway to $12M goal for new 15th and High headquarters

WOSU Public Media is undertaking a $12 million capital campaign to build its new headquarters at East 14th Avenue and Pearl Alley, part of the emerging 15th and High area adjacent to the Ohio State University campus. So far, individual and corpora.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

Job fair to launch public defender hiring spree

With $250 million added to state coffers, counties in New York will go on a hiring spree for public defenders. It kicks off Oct. 19 with a job fair at the University at Buffalo in Amherst. “We’re going to more than double in size,” said Kev.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

Ohio State hits goals worth hundreds of millions of dollars more than a year early

In 2015, Ohio State University President Michael Drake set three ambitious goals: bring in $200 million from new partnerships and resources, contribute $100 million in new money to expanding financial aid for students, and save $200 million in administr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018

Portland State announces $3 million for homelessness, "future cities"

The university is establishing a Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative and a Digital City Testbed Center. Each will get $500,000 a year for three years from the university......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

UA College of Business plans new building after exec"s $15M gift

The Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama plans to construct a new building that will be named Hewson Hall in recognition of a $15 million gift from alumni Marillyn and James Hewson. The project is expected to cost $60 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

University of Maryland chancellor Caret on football scandal: "Let’s try to get this done and behind us"

University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert L. Caret continues to hear the same phrase when it comes to the investigation clouding over the University of Maryland football program: "Let's just get it done." The state's flagship school has bee.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2018

Ohio State University opens $9.3M veterinary simulation lab (Video)

The new, 9,000-square-foot rooftop lab at Ohio State University's Veterinary Medical Center was full of patients Thursday. But none of them were alive. They were of the stuffed variety. The College of Veterinary Medicine built the $9.3 million l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Real estate investor giving $30 million to Michigan State

New York-based real estate investor Edward Minskoff who graduated from Michigan State University is giving $30 million the school to support its campus business pavilion......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 6th, 2018

USF ups its fundraising goal this year to $100 million

The University of South Florida Board of Trustees approved Tuesday a set of goals and action plans for the entire university system that includes raising $100 million this school year. USF President Judy Genshaft’s plan includes four broad goal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018

Ohio State University committee approves building $33.5M lab, "bug zoo"

Ohio State University wants to build an entomology lab complete with a "bug zoo" on its Wooster campus. At a meeting Thursday morning, the Board of Trustees' Master Planning and Facilities committee approved construction at Ohio State's Agricultura.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2018