Blue and Gold Spring | Summer 2021 Volume 2 • Issue 1 - Page 29

heritage village construction underway

Construction of Heritage Village is underway . Delayed by a myriad of unforeseen issues , ranging from state permitting to unknown water lines .
Crews are now at work installing all the “ hidden ” infrastructure essential to a successful project .
Scheduled originally to open for the Fall 2021 semester , Heritage Village will now house 30 students in its first quad with the Spring 2022 semester .
They are also building a retaining wall against the hill on the north side of the Othello Harris-Jefferson Student Center . This will serve both structural and design purposes .
Scheduled originally to open for the Fall 2021 semester , Heritage Village will now house 30 students in its first quad with the Spring 2022 semester . They will be part of the first oncampus residents since 1968 .
Eventually , four quads will house 120 students . Together with students living at the Honors College and the Medical Education Center , Bluefield State will be home to more than 300 residents .
You can keep an eye on our progress by going to www . bluefieldstate . edu .
Rendering of Heritage Village . This will be part of the first on-campus housing since 1968 .
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