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    IUP Dining Hall Wins Design Award

    7/9/2018
    North Dining is the third and final phase of IUP’s $37 million Dining Innovations program. It opened in August 2017.

    The building was submitted for the competition by Stantec, the building’s design firm. Photos of the building were on display at the Franklin Institute Gallery in Philadelphia in June as part of the competition.


    “It’s extremely gratifying to see the design of this facility recognized by professionals in the field from throughout the region,” IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll said.

    “North Dining is a wonderful addition to our beautiful campus, and has been very well received by students, faculty and staff as a great place to both enjoy diverse food selections and to gather together as a community.”

    The $17 million facility offers seating for about 600 people, and includes gathering space and the IUP Dining central offices. It has a global cuisine station, an open pit grill, deli station, vegan and vegetarian station, bakery and dessert station with homemade gelato and crepes.

    The first two phases of Dining Innovations are a $13.75 million renovated Folger Dining Hall, opened in October 2015, and the $6.5 million Crimson Caf←, opened in August 2014.

    Dining revenues funded the renovation and construction of the three facilities that are part of the Dining Innovations Plan.

    The IUP Council of Trustees approved the $37 million campus dining master plan in December 2011.

    The development of that plan by Desmone & Associates Architects, of Pittsburgh, and Envision Strategies, based in Colorado, was approved in 2010 and included extensive study, focus groups and surveys of students.

    IUP’s long-range campus facilities master plan was approved by the Council of Trustees in December 2010.
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