CATEGORIES: Alumni News Campus Clips Sir Jimmie Blog Six Word Memoir Video

CAMPUS CLIPS
Harold Newman Arena Kickoff Event

On April 21, over 400 University of Jamestown students, faculty, staff and community members gathered at the Harold Newman Arena construction site to say thank you to the sponsors, donors, and everyone in the community that is helping to make this new arena a reality. Students faculty, and staff worked together to make the phrase “THANK U” as a drone took still shots of the formation.

The school fight song was played as the crowd sang along and then thank you speeches were given by President Robert Badal, freshman Isaac Wahlin (men’s basketball player), and junior Bryn Woodside (women’s basketball player).

Harold Newman Arena is a 15 million dollar, 61,000 sq. ft. project that will house a full sized basketball court, 8 locker rooms, a large booster room overlooking the court, a training facility, 2 small lounges, a large laundry room for the athletic program, two concessions areas, a ticket booth, and a retail store area.

The arena training facility will include a place for trainers to work with athletes on development and rehabilitation. The space will include training tables, treadmills and stationary bikes.

A major feature of the arena will be a new bell tower that will be rung after every Jimmie win and will hold Jimmie Athletic Hall of Fame.

The arena will have approximately 2,000 seats with some room for overflow guests, and will feature a large foyer area that will be accessible to the community for events. The Jim and MoDean McCullough Foyer will seat up to 300 guests.

On site construction will begin May 9, 2016. Contractors will mobilize to the site beginning May 2, and completion is scheduled for the end of August 2017.

Additional information and video can be found on the Jamestown Sun website.

Would you like to be notified when articles like this are posted?
Choose subscription options for your phone or email.


Posted:April 22, 2016


Popular This Month
Sophomore Named UJ’s Student Nurse of the YearUniversity of Jamestown Nursing Student Association (NSA) recently named Margaret (Maggy) Russek as Student Nurse of the Year (SNOY) for…
Bio major featured for her monarch researchIn her article “Going, Going, Gone,” which was featured in the High Plains Reader(hpr1.com), senior biology major Elyssa McCulloch discussed…
UJ Students Selected for Intercollegiate BandTwo students from University of Jamestown were selected to play in the National Small College Intercollegiate Band in Tempe, Ariz.…
Josh Kittell(’08) to Head Jimmie FootballUniversity of Jamestown director of athletics Sean Johnson announced that Josh Kittell is the school’s new head football coach. A…
Portuguese Class Offered At UJUniversity of Jamestown has added Portuguese to its foreign language offerings. Students, as well as community members, are welcome to…
In memoriam: Dr. James StoneDr. James Stone, former UJ professor, passed away Wednesday, March 29 after battling cancer. Dr. Stone influenced countless lives in…
Opening Convocation and Young Alumni MedallionsThe Opening Convocation/Young Alumni Awards ceremony at UJ was held on Thursday, September 8th at 11:00 a.m. in DeNault Auditorium.…
Peterson Selected for Executive Leadership AcademyUniversity of Jamestown is pleased to announce that Polly Peterson, Executive Vice President, is one of 23 senior-level administrators in…
Bismarck Tribune features UJ student Colt Mavity and #ND4FLINT#ND4FLINT, the brainchild of 23-year-old University of Jamestown student Colt Mavity, was recently featured in the Bismarck Tribune. #ND4FLINT is…
Recent

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
99%
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1

-
Utility