Texas College starts $20M project at Tyler campusTexas College starts $20M project at Tyler campushttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=25702014-11-05T11:53:00Z2014-11-05T00:00:00Z

TYLER - Texas College has broken ground on Phase 1 of a proposed four-phase initiative at its campus at N. Grand Ave. and W. 29th St.

The initial phase is estimated to cost $20 million and is expected to be completed by October 2015.

Phase 1 includes

— a new dorm;
— redesigning a building and making it into a music hall;
— an expanded student center;
— the addition of a wellness center and the addition of a weight room complex and athletic complex;
— the renovation of Fair and Daniel halls;
— newly designed and expanded dining facilities; and
— the creation of a redesigned campus entrance.

The new dorm will be a four-story, 49,515-sf facility at 2404 Grand Ave. and will cost $8.5 million, according to permit files.

“The new and renovated accommodations of Phase 1 mean new life for Texas College and increased learning opportunities for our students and a community of friends,” said Texas College President Dr. Dwight J. Fennell.

For more, check out Texas College.

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