Whitney Academic Center
This new academic center, completed using the construction-manager-at-risk (CMAR) delivery method, included a 17,000 sq. ft. renovation and 35,000 sq. ft. addition to the Whitney building. Providing technology-rich science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classrooms and labs, faculty/student interaction spaces, a new student service welcome center, faculty offices, and bookstore, the space adds flexibility for multi-function use. As the new front door for the college, the building eases wayfinding for new and returning students.
Thorne-Rider Campus Center
This project included a remodel of and addition to the existing student commons to accommodate current and planned student population. Located at the geographic center of campus, student life activities revolve around and integrate with the always-open dining facility. The space now includes a serving kitchen, pizza bar, dining hall, recreation hall, multipurpose activity room, commuter lockers, campus police, student government, and campus mail, encouraging interaction among students living on campus, commuter students, and faculty. The Thorne-Rider Campus Center was a featured “Outstanding Project” in the Fall 2015 issue of Learning By Design magazine.
North Whitney Center for the Arts
Cushing Terrell partnered with Sheridan College and Whitney Benefits to design the college’s new music and art center. The work included demolishing the structurally deficient Art & Music wing, renovating an outdated gym and presentation hall into music practice rooms, adding new art studios and workshops, and building a new 422-seat concert hall. The project included 12,000 sq. ft. of renovation and 48,000 sq. ft. of new construction.