Last week, the Stokely Family Residence Hall opened for the spring semester and welcomed its first residents. The News Sentinel, the Daily Beacon, WBIR, WATE, and WVLT toured the hall.
Stokely Family Residence Hall News
The spring semester brings several big campus improvement milestones, beginning with the opening of the new Stokely Family Residence Hall. Inside the building, the Fresh Food Company, a new POD Market, and a Starbucks WPS open today to all students, faculty, staff and visitors. Jamba Juice, also serving Starbucks coffee, in TRECS opens today. Strong Hall, a state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory building on Cumberland Avenue, will open its doors in mid-March.
A new residence hall and a new parking garage will open early next week as students return to campus for the fall semester.
The Board of Trustees approved two proposals today to name a national research center and a new residence hall on the Knoxville campus.