Momentum - Campus Transformation
News and Updates
5/22/2013 - Scaffolding on tower of Ruane Center for Humanities is being removed to reveal brick work.
5/17/2013 -Web cam for new track and field construction is available for viewing.
Parking Update Hendricken Field:
As of Monday May 22, 2013, parking will no longer be available on Hendricken Field due to construction of the new track and field. Please consider the Wardlaw Lot, the front of Alumni Hall, Martin House Lot, or any of the student lots, as alternate locations for parking. The Peterson Garage is also available to faculty and staff. The campus community will be notified when additional parking adjustments must be made to accommodate summer work projects.
5/6/2013 - New project links for Summer Projects and New Track and Field have been added as well as pictures of the interior of the Ruane Center for the Humanities and Schneider Arena renovations.
4/26/2013 - With the conclusion of the varsity athlete season, demolition of the interior of Schneider has begun in preparation for extensive renovations.
4/25/2013 - Check out the new summer projects page for 2013.
4/23/2013 - Only 59 DAYS REMAINING until completion of the Ruane Center for the Humanities.
4/18/2013 - Parking Changes on Hendricken Field Effective 4/20/2013
Work in preparation for the construction of the new track and field on Hendricken Field will begin next week. In order to proceed with prep work and minimize the effects on the temporary parking at Hendricken Field, please note the following:
Parking on Hendricken Field will be prohibited on Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st. These days will be used to reconfigure the available parking on the far east side of Hendricken Field. On Monday, April 22nd, ALL of the available parking on Hendricken Field will be reserved for Faculty and Staff. Contractors will no longer be allowed to utilize the field. Once the parking is reconfigured, work crews will begin the process of removing the topsoil from the field working west to east. Parking will continue to be available through Commencement Weekend.
Additional notifications will be provided as work progresses through the remainder of the academic year and into the summer months.
4/10/2013 - St. Thomas Aquinas statue to be cast in bronze. Read more
4/9/2013 - Artist Sylvia Nicolas life and art is profiled on New Hampshire Public Television. Read more...
3/25/2013 - Scaffolding on southwest corner of Ruane Center has been removed and windows have been installed.
3/15/2013 - Brick work on south side of Ruane Center for the Humanities is revealed.
3/11/2013 - Schneider Arena topping off ceremony
3/6/2013 - View the webcam for Schneider Renovations
2/25/2013 - The erecting of steel at Schneider has begun.
1/22/2013 - Schneider arena west and south walls of addition are being constructed.
1/17/2013 - Academic departments tour the Ruane Center for Humanities construction site.
1/11/2013 - Fathers Shanley and Sicard tour the Ruane Center for Humanities construction site. See related story.
1/10/2013 - Masonry work on Ruane Center for the Humanities has begun.
The next phase of the project is underway. The wrapping of the building will allow the contractors to heat the building and allow for the masons to erect staging and begin the process of installing the brick to the building. Heating the building is essential to insure that the mortar mix is at the correct temperature for application. The masonry process will work from south (Eaton St. side) to north. Along with the wrapping of the building, roof work continues to keep the building weather tight.
12/21/2012 - Demolition of Schneider has begun.
12/17/2012 - PC Acquires Portion of Huxley Avenue ...
12/9/2012 - New Outdoor Classrooms Enhance Teaching, Learning
12/6/2012 Updated Wayfinding Campus Maps
Wayfinding campus maps have been updated and are in the process of being printed and will be installed on campus by the end of Christmas break.Updated Wayfinding Map for Tabletop Cases.pdf
12/4/2012 - What is a mockup and why do we need one for the construction of the Ruane Center for the Humanities? Read More
12/3/2012 - St. Thomas Aquinas Statue
A new statue of St. Thomas Aquinas is being sculpted by Sylvia Nicolas. Read More
11/28/2012 - Schneider Arena Renovation and Addition has begun. Shawmut Design and Construction awarded project.
10/16/2012 - All members of the Providence College community are invited to participate in a topping-off ceremony to mark the completion of the steel structure phase of the Ruane Center for the Humanities. Everyone is invited to sign the last steel beam before it is blessed and hoisted into position.(See video)
10/5/2012 - Steel continues to go up shaping the Ruane Center for the Humanities.
10/1/2012 - Ruane Construction Update
8/22/2012 - Dunkin Donuts is now open in lower level of Slavin!
8/9/12 - The Ruane Center for the Humanities moves forward with concrete footings going in.
7/26/2012 - Providence Journal Article "St. Dominic Inspires Ruane Center"-
6/7/2012 - Ruane Center for the Humanities Ground Breaking Ceremony.
The Ruane Center for the Humanities Project officially kicked off with a ground breaking ceremony next to the Phillips Memorial Library.
6/1/2012 Phillips Memorial Library Roof Replacement.
For the first time since the building was opened in 1969, the 48,000 square foot roof will be completely removed and replaced over the next four months. Completion is scheduled for before the start of the school year in September.
10/27/2011- New Humanities Building to Acknowledge Ruanes' Gift.
The new building will be called the Ruane Center for the Humanities.