In 2005 the Bresnahan Academic Building was expanded by adding a new engineering lab space and multi-use classrooms.
Clean Harbors Athletic Center was appropriately named in June 2009 due to the generous gift of $1,500,000.00 donated by Clean Harbors. The agreement is a symbol of the values and legacy Clean Harbors and the Academy hold in common and strengthen the commitment of environmental services and solutions.
The Able Engineering Media Center was recently completed with cardio/press box (complete with water views) adjacent to the gymnasium overlooking the 1200 seat stadium. Other upgrades include the installation of an ADA/Elevator, newly renovated training room and upgraded locker rooms.
Pande Dining Hall underwent a major renovation in 2011 to accommodate our growing enrollment. The renovation included modernizing the dish-drop area designed for our environmentally friendly tray-less facility as well as a stunning expansion of the servery.
Campus Decentralization has been completed in 2010 to include HVAC/decentralization of Hurley, Harrington, Power Plant, and T. S. Kennedy.
The MSCBA is also assisting and facilitating a $5,000,000 Waterfront Protection Pier. Initial designs call for a dock extending 250 feet out into the ocean before turning left 550 feet and extending toward the canal. This pier will not only allow protection for the Academy campus in addition to providing a safe harbor for vessels. The pier will include floating classrooms of hydrokinetic prototypes to capture the Cape Cod Canal current and produce energy. Currently, Operations and Marine Operations Divisions are working in conjunction with the MSCBA on required permitting and design phase. Construction is targeted to begin in FY15.
Further, the division is working with Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance (DCAMM) to repurpose the Hurley Building to house on the first floor the offices of Advancement, Career & Professional Services, and Follett Book Store with two additional conference rooms. The second floor will house faculty offices and a large conference space overlooking the ABSIC Plaza. The coordination of completion for this project and the dormitories is time sensitive due to the relocation of faculty, departments, and increased student population. This project is $8,000,000 and has an expected completion date of October 2014.
In conjunction with DCAMM, the division continues to work with Sasaki to develop and finalize the upgrades to the Campus Master Plan that will incorporate the Academy’s strategic goals and academic needs as we move to increasing enrollment in future years.
Other projects on campus are a $3,000,000 expansion of Admirals’ Hall to increase capacity from 270 to 412 to accommodate an entire freshman class. The building envelop expansion will create a grand entrance to connect the American Bureau of Shipping Information Commons Plaza.
Relocation of the Marine and Facilities departments will allow the removal of space metal buildings with upgrades to the Waste Water Treatment Plant. A campus loop road and renovations to the pedestrian walkway are also scheduled to connect the dormitories to the gymnasium providing access to all academic buildings along the walkway. Phase II of this initiative includes an $10,000,000 expansion of the gymnasium. The new space will support the increasing student population (the vast majority of whom participate in varsity, club or intramural athletics) with expanded cardio areas, weight rooms, and sport court spaces.
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