Vincennes Approves $5M Residence Hall Project

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Vigo Hall can house up to 418 students. Vigo Hall can house up to 418 students.
VINCENNES -

The Vincennes University board of trustees has approved a $5.6 million renovation of Vigo Hall. The residence hall, which will undergo HVAC upgrades, can house more than 400 students.

Vincennes-based H.G. Heinz Inc. and and Skill Electric as well as Evansville-based Arc Construction will oversee the renovation. The board previously approved a $581,000 contract with Indianapolis-based Santarossa Mosaic & Tile Co. Inc. for floor installation at Updike Hall, which will be the new home for the university's College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics.

The board also welcomed Drew Brown as its new student member and elected Michael Sievers vice chair, Reggie Henderson second vice chair and J.R. Gaylor secretary. Brown is a junior in the Homeland Security program.

In addition, the board, approved a baking and pastry art concentration for its Culinary Arts program and several certificate programs.

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