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Western Michigan University

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Press Release - 03/26/2015, Western Michigan University Mar 2015

Press Release - 03/26/2015, Western Michigan University

Alumni Center

New building wings refined to reflect the existing look and feel of East Hall were among the features unveiled March 25 when architects from TowerPinkster unveiled the final design for the new Western Michigan University Alumni Center.


Project View Book, Office Of Development & Alumni Relations Mar 2015

Project View Book, Office Of Development & Alumni Relations

Alumni Center

From its humble beginnings in 1903 as a teachers college through its transition to a global public research institution, Western Michigan University has called Kalamazoo its home. The University’s location did not happen by accident, it was the community’s vision for and commitment to education that brought the new school to Kalamazoo. The University’s original building—a highly visible landmark atop Prospect Hill—was erected to represent the integral ties between a proud community and its school.

Today, Prospect Hill is undergoing a renewal that when complete will reaffirm the special and unique relationship between the citizens ...


Press Release - 01/03/2015, Western Michigan University Jan 2015

Press Release - 01/03/2015, Western Michigan University

Alumni Center

Western Michigan University officials, honoring a previously announced Dec. 31 deadline for setting design parameters for the new WMU Alumni Center, have made a final decision to focus renovation only on the original core of East Hall, turning the birthplace of the University into a center that reflects national best practices, preserves the building's historic designation and incorporates a high level of susta inable building featu res.