New construction changing OSU

New construction changing OSU

Major construction at Oregon State University is giving the college an upgrade.

The $50 million Austin Hall, financed by equal parts private donations and state-authorized bonds, is only one of a dozen major construction projects either underway or in the works at the Corvallis campus, which is in the midst of a $300 million building boom.

In addition to Austin Hall, the projects include two new classroom buildings, a dormitory, three minority student cultural centers, a new student experience center, and major renovations of the Memorial Union and Strand Ag Hall. Construction recently wrapped up on a practice facility for the men’s and women’s basketball teams and a glitzy new campus bookstore.

Read more at The Gazette-Times.