Project-Athletic Field Establishment

Jobs created: NA
Jobs retained: NA
District: St. Croix
Award Date: 4/12/2010
ARRA Budget: $735,548.00

Project Overview

Description:
UVI will make improvements to the Melvin Evans building, Classroom Administration building, and meet ADA standards in the Library Space.  UVI will also establish an atheletic field on St. Croix, restore the professional degree porgrams, Higher Education Scholarships and workforce development.
Actual Expense: $735,548.00
Overall Status: Closed
Achievements:
UVI:
  • Made improvements to the Melvin Evans building, Classroom Administration building and met ADA standards in the Library Space. 
  • Established an athletic field on St. Croix,
  • Restored the professional degree programs’ Higher Education Scholarships and Workforce development initiatives.
  • Upgraded the level of in-collegiate, intramural and recreational athletic programming available, as these are recognized, important factors in the selection processes of prospective college and university students. 
  • Gained the ability for improving athletic field facilities for delivering physical education classes or collegiate sports on the St. Croix campus.
  • Gained the ability to provide these increasingly important programs.
  • Constructed Two (2) appropriately located, graded and drained soccer fields v.i.z. - A practice field and a performance field, located south of the Tennis and Basketball courts on the 130-acre campus.
UVI Accomplished this while ensuring that conservation and the appropriate archeological surveys and associated earth change permitting were clearly part of the endeavor.

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