Weeks after the initial building announcement, Belmont and community officials broke ground on the new Academic and Dining Services Complex Tuesday. The 117,000-square-foot, four-floor building will house the university’s food service facility, classrooms, faculty offices, lab spaces and an additional 1,000 parking spots on campus. Marty Dickens, chairman of the school’s [...]
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UPDATED AT 8 p.m.: Hours after announcing the construction a new cafeteria and new residence hall, Belmont president Bob Fisher said blasting for both buildings should begin as soon as possible. “We feel we have to begin immediately to get it done by the fall ,” Fisher said in a [...]
Belmont President Dr. Bob Fisher wasn’t above asking students to come to one of his “Ask Dr. Fisher” convos Wednesday morning. “Y’all looking for a convo?” he said to several students as he closed a door to the Massey classroom holding the Q&A. Once the event began, Fisher made a [...]
Something is off about Bear House 436. The room still has the feel of a freshman dorm room, complete with Audrey Hepburn posters and Christmas lights that stay on the wall throughout the year. But the 16-by-16 space is much more cramped than a double room should be. Looking up [...]
With the dust still settling on Patton, Bear House and McWhorter, Belmont will begin construction in October on the building that will house the School of Law. In conjunction with the new building, the university has proposed traffic changes to 15th and Wedgewood avenues to accommodate growth, but the Belmont-Hillsboro [...]