Facilities Development & Operations News
International Housekeepers Week - September 14 - 20, 2014
International Housekeepers Week is a great time to recognize the efforts of the women and men who work year around to creat a cleaner, safer, and healtier environment. Please make it a point to express your appreciation to UWF's team of Environmental Service Technicians who make a huge impact on our helath and well-being. Make a poin to wish our Environmenatl Service Technicians a "Happy Internation Housekeepers Week", perhaps with a note of gratitude or when you see the around campus. We are grateful for the essential job they perform.
Campus constituents requesting projects have 2 options, A) Submit a "Construction Project and Space Form," throughout the calendar year by calling Mark Pursell, Ext. 3240, or Robin Anderson, Ext. 3427, or completing the forms available on the "Facilities Development and Operations" web site.
The College of Business
This is a $8.4 million FY 2013/14 State of Florida appropriated funded project. Building 74 was completed. Building 76 will be completed in December, 2014. Building 53 is in the design consultant selection phase. Construction is expected to start in the spring of 2015.
Building 58 Lab Sciences Renovation, Phase I of II
This FY 2014/15 $11 million of Florida appropriated project will involve relocating functions to temporary facilites. Project schedule is To Be Determined.
The Recreation Field Improvements Near Building 90 and East Campus Tennis Court, Phase I of II
FY 2013/14 state appropriated Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF). Recreation field improvements - $1.1 million. Completed fields will be ready for use after turf establishment period in early October, 2014.
Tennis Courts East Athletic Complex, Phase I of II - $1,117,311. Design is nearing completion. Construction is anticipated to start in Fall of 2014.
FY 2014/15 State Appropriations for Major Projects Include
PECO - Critical Deferred Maintenance (CDM) $1,277,506, and Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF) - $1,151,465 Competition/ Game -Day field for football, band and intramurals.
UWF Completes 2014 RecycleMania Touranment
UWF completed the RecycleMania Tournament along with 400+ Universities across the US and Canada. UWF finished in 205th place overall with a 19.168% recycling rate. RecycleMania is an eight-week recycling competition and benchmarking tool for schools recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to the campus. This year's competition ran from Feb. 2-March 29. Weekly waste and recycling weights were tabulated to determine school rankings. UWF congratulates the winning school: Antioch University Seattle! We look forward to participating again next year! Information: Les Wicker, Ext. 2906.