Aquinas to Break Ground on Women’s Residence Hall

August 25, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Aquinas College will break ground on a new women’s residence hall on Friday, August 28 in public ceremony. The project is the first new construction project for the four-year Catholic liberal arts college in 39 years. B.L. Harbert International will lead construction on the 33,358 square foot, 94 bed, Italianate facility designed by 906 Studio Architects.

Dan Price, Vice President of B.L. Harbert International, stated, “We are honored to play a role in the delivery of a transformative project for such a highly-regarded institution. Our corporate values are aligned with the core principles of Aquinas College and we are privileged to help carry their mission forward.”

“The groundbreaking for the new residence hall represents a major milestone for Aquinas College as a part of the comprehensive plan for the growth of the college,” said Sister Mary Sarah Galbraith, O.P., Aquinas’ president, said. “We are excited about the beautiful living space this will provide for our students and are grateful to our friends and benefactors who helped to make the new residence hall possible.”

The ceremonies will begin with the Mass of the Holy Spirit at 11:30 a.m., celebrated by Bishop David R. Choby, immediately followed by the groundbreaking behind the main academic building. A reception will follow.

Womens Residence Hall elevation