MC community finds its place
in the new College Union …
in Haist Commons, in cozy booths
and The Oaks, in myKitchen and
the Campus Store
students returned from spring break this week to a new College Union.
The roomy gathering center offers an all-new kitchen with tempting new
menu options, a comfortable Oaks and an inviting dining commons. The
Union also is the new home of Campus Store, mailroom and
soon-to-be-completed coffee shop.
The entire building is wireless, with scores of places to settle
in and study, chat, read mail or conduct committee meetings.
student Anna Harvey especially likes the studious environment of the new
union, noting it is more intimate for conversations.
Students also are
giving the food options and The Servery “two thumbs-up.”
Junior Jordan Walberry, said, “I used to eat pizza or a burger at
every meal because I’m a picky eater. But now I think there are more
options for picky eaters. I
actually ate a complete meal today at lunch.”
moved upstairs to transform the former kitchen and dining areas and
complete work on conference and meeting areas. The $7.5 million project
is expected to be complete this summer, with a fall dedication planned.