Just as in ever other aspect of our lives, we never have enough time to get everything done. Read how Universities are evolving to provide access to more resources for their students and faculties at the same location… the Student Union. One Stop Shops talks about how to maximize the space, activities and revenue generated by Student Unions by thinking outside the box in designing and furnishing the spaces.
Aug 1, 2005 12:00 PM
By Kyle Taft
Sipping a latte, sending a batch of instant messages, stopping to pick up cash, scheduling a weekend trek, and later settling in for an evening of music with friends — all within walking distance.
A vacation resort? A pedestrian village? Perhaps, but just as likely these activities and many more take place on many university campuses, designed and renovated dramatically to be more student-centered than they were 50 or even 20 years ago.
At the heart of this change is a new approach to the student union building. The student union is a highlight when new recruits, families and parents first visit a campus. The union has become an attractive tool for recruiting and retention — for students, faculty and staff.
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