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For context, please see earlier coverage (some of which is quoted below).
“You’ve got the two dorms and the football stadium, … that’s the traditional gateway,” Meany said. “I think that [any project] for the past five years or the future [has been about] how can we make that gateway area better.”
According to Westfall, whenever investments are made in making infrastructure look better, more efficient and more closely tied to the mission of the institution results in enhancement of the culture on campus.
What is a gateway project?
A gateway project can be many different things, but in general
it is energy aimed at places where people enter and exit campus a project aimed at defining or refining one of the campus front doors. For example:
- Cabrini College is eliminating parking lots.
in the process of a project to green their campus and eliminate parking lots. AtFranklin & Marshall College completely redeveloped their Northwest Gateway and it’s quite dramatic.and there are before and after shots.
Amy Meyer is at the meeting and providing updates.
2:10 Closing up shop.
2:04 Checking in on Twitter to see if we should wrap it up – this is campus movement that could have a sizable impact on EWU and Cheney. I can imagine people being excited about the positive impacts this kind of thing would have on the campus community, and I can also imagine people having concerns about the cost. Chime in with a comment if you have another angle.
1:41 It would be funded in the usual way: donors. It is possible that due to the purpose of the building – a literal “gateway” to EWU’s mission – it could generate revenue. (@easternerlive says “Arevalo said … building would be funded by donors and generate resources for EWU.”)
1:39 Dr. Arevalo says Project Gateway would integrate athletics with the rest of campus with the addition of the new multipurpose building.
1:18 Conceptual design includes the University Bookstore and a commercial area.