Winthrop Opens New DiGiorgio Campus Center
ROCK HILL, S.C.--Here are photos of the new DiGiorgio Campus Center which is opening this week at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C. Students are moving in this weekend and classes start Aug. 24.
The building is named “The Anthony J. and Gale N. DiGiorgio Campus Center” after our President Anthony DiGiorgio and First Lady Gale DiGiorgio. The Board of Trustees did this to thank the couple for more than two decades of continuing service to Winthrop.
At 128,229 square feet, the $29 million center is the third largest facility at Winthrop only behind the Winthrop Coliseum and the West Center.
It contains: 6,000 yards of concrete, 260,000 bricks, 600 tons of structural steel, 130,000 pavers and 500,000 square feet of dry wall.
The ground floor holds a post office, restaurants and dining area for 300, kitchen and food preparation areas and loading dock. The first floor has an information desk, coffee shop, book store, banquet hall that seats 400, game room and television lounges, student publication offices, lobby and box office for theatre, 224-seat theatre, lobby and large meeting room. The second floor has clubs and organizations work rooms and 47 wooden storage lockers, three seminar rooms, three meeting rooms and offices for vice president, dean of students, residence life, student activities and programming. On the third floor is a board meeting room, support and office space and mechanical rooms.