New York High School Hastens Construction


(01/21/2015)
High graduation and college acceptance rates, along with a progressive curriculum infused with science and the arts, have made New York City’s Beacon High School quite popular. Less than two decades after opening on the city’s Upper West Side, the school maintained a population of 1,200 students, though it was designed for just 827.

Clemson University Begins Student Housing Construction


(01/21/2015)
Clemson University recently began construction on its largest building project to date. The 650,000-square-foot Douthit Hills project will include seven housing facilities for more than 1,730 students — all of which will be interconnected by outdoor spaces that align with Clemson’s Tillman Hall landmark.

STEM Facility to Enhance University of Wyoming Education

By Jessie Fetterling
(01/14/2015)
A new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) building will debut on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie later this spring. The 100,000-square-foot Enzi STEM Facility will replace existing facilities on campus, which have become outdated.

Texas Universities Seek Billions for Construction, Renovation


(01/14/2015)
A number of universities across Texas are seeking funding for multi-million construction and renovation projects in the coming legislative session, adding up to approximately $3 billion in funding requests.

South Carolina Adopts Farm-to-School Initiative

By Jessie Fetterling
(12/30/2014)
A multi-agency, farm-to-school initiative that started at the College of Charleston will go statewide in early 2015 with funding by grants from Boeing. The program, already available in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, will now include counties across the state as more schools adopt wellness policies. This will mean a rise in school gardens as well as farm kitchens, which cost about $50,000 each to build.