ResLife Renovation Blog

  • Welcome to the Centennial Hall Renovation Blog

    July 31, 2012

    Welcome to the Centennial Hall Renovation Blog! It is finally C-Hall’s turn to get a face-lift. That’s right folks, this old, brown banana will soon be yellow again. C-Hall has been a very busy place this summer. Maybe almost as busy as it has been dusty. But all of the dust is paying off and […]

  • With the North side complete, the South side is making progress – updated 03/03/11

    March 3, 2011

    It has been a while since we have posted, but fear not we haven’t forgotten about Ryle’s South side.  You’ll be happy to know that over the past few months the North side has become home to many people and we cannot wait for this fall to open up the south side.  Below you will […]

  • Summer begins, North rooms near completion

    June 11, 2010

    A view of a 4-person room.  You will note that each of the newly renovated rooms has received carpet, fresh paint, a new closet door, new wardrobe closet, and has the same furniture that can be found in all of our residence hall rooms. (Picture taken 06-01-10) Construction workers have begun setting up furniture in […]

  • Renovations Moving Along

    March 3, 2010

    Current Ryle residents will be happy to know that SIX washers and SIX dryers will be added to the north side for laundry purposes next year.  This is an upgrade from our current three washers and four dryers.  In this photo, you can see the wall that divides three washers from the other three. (Picture […]

  • Progress for the New Year

    January 15, 2010

    The photograph on the left shows the new framework and piping being put in for the new lounge kitchens.  Each house will have its own kitchen, lounge, and study room.  (Picture taken 12-02-09)  The photograph on the right shows the new work done to the kitchens, specifically in new supports being put in, more piping […]

  • Students Break, Construction Continues

    October 16, 2009

    Most students left for Midterm Break Wednesday, but that didn’t slow the progress of construction.  As they come back to Ryle Hall Sunday 10/18, they will see noticeable changes on the outside! (Picture taken 10-15-09) Ryle Hall gets a new hat, just in time for winter!  A new roof is being installed on Ryle, and […]

  • September Demolition

    October 6, 2009

    Once the exterior and interior walls were removed the fourth floor apartment (old rooms 416 and 418), you can see where the new corner lounges, study rooms, and kitchens will be on each floor.  You can also see the ductwork has been installed for the new HVAC system. (Picture taken September 4, 2009)   With […]

  • Ryle Hall gets its wings

    September 9, 2009

    The foundation has been poured on both the north and south ends of the Ryle Main Lounge and Cafeteria.  These new areas will create additional space for the Ryle Cafeteria and will showcase balconies off of each side of the Main Lounge.

  • Welcome to the Ryle Renovation Blog

    August 27, 2009

    Hello and Welcome to the Ryle Renovation Blog! On this Blog we will provide updates throughout the Ryle Renovation of demolition, new additions, and any other happenings related to the Ryle Hall Renovations.  Feel free to post your own thoughts on the changes going on.  We love to hear from past, present, and future Ryle […]

  • DOB is almost DONE.

    June 29, 2009

    After walking through Dobson last week, it is obvious that the Hall is close to completion.  Construction crews are putting the final touches on the building, systems are being tested, and new furniture is being moved into the building.  Looking back at some of the photos from the first post, it is amazing to see […]