Window Films and Screens: A School Safety Alternative

By Anthony J. Van Gorp
(06/28/2016)
Consultants of the Crown Point, Ind.-based Van Gorp Group recently attended the Indiana Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) conference held in French Lick, Ind., May 11-13, where many attendees were pricing bullet resistant glass for their school entryways. Van Gorp Group is dedicated to protecting children and schools, but also to providing cost effective security alternatives. As a risk management/security company, we specialize in neutralizing threats and protecting people, property and identifying risk.
 

DoDEA-Europe Rethinks School Renovation, Replacement Plan

By Jessie Fetterling
(06/28/2016)
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Department of Defense Education Activity-Europe (DoDEA-Europe), part of the Alexandria-headquartered DoDEA that serves school-age children of military employees, is re-evaluating part of a 2010 plan to renovate or replace roughly 70 percent of its worldwide schools by 2021 in response to military personnel or infrastructure changes in Europe.
 

Arts Center Creates Cultural Hub in Southern Utah

By Jessie Fetterling
(06/21/2016)
The new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts in Cedar City will officially make its debut with a dedication on July 7. The center is the new home of the Utah Shakespeare Festival (USF) and Southern Utah University’s (SUU) Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA).
 

Renovation Gives An Atlanta Middle School New Life

By Lindsey Coulter
(06/21/2016)
Renovation and expansion projects provide great opportunities to breathe new life into an aging institution. The recent renovation and expansion of Ralph J. Bunche Middle School, part of Atlanta Public Schools, added more space for a growing student body and brought the facility into the 21st century.
 

SUNY’s Fredonia Campus Enhances Residence Halls


(06/14/2016)
The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Fredonia campus is currently upgrading three of its residence halls to preserve the halls’ historical aesthetic while also increasing their energy efficiency.