After 13 years
in its former locations, Stritch moved its Madison classroom and office site
into a new business community in the High Crossing Center. Classes at the new
location began on Sept. 3.
The relocation brought
students from the College of Business and Management and the College of
Education and Leadership to a primary site on the city’s east side. Students
from the three former Madison locations now meet at the new facility.
“This site is in an exemplary office complex
that is newer, better maintained, and more functional than the former site,”
said Dr. James P. Loftus, Stritch president. “It is an attractive location that
offers a very professional setting that has brought together students from two
of our four extraordinary colleges.”
and academic advisor Gabe Skiff said the transition went smoothly.
“We were up and
running at full speed on Tuesday, Sept. 3 for evening classes,” said Skiff.
He credits a
number of Stritch staff, including individuals from Facilities and the Office
of Information services, with the efficient transfer of materials and
technological services to the new site.
and faculty feedback on the new site has been positive. Scott Braucht, faculty
in the College of Business and Management, confirmed a seamless transition into
the new site.
were ready to go when I walked into the new space,” said Braucht,
adding that the site and its location are a good match for Stritch.
The decision to
relocate came after months of careful study and was driven by several
considerations. The new location provides state-of-the-art computer labs and
classroom technology; a renovated lounge and vending area; and conference
A grand opening
celebration and alumni reception will be held at the site on Oct. 28.