Dartmouth, MA – The UMASS Building Authority and UMASS Dartmouth recently celebrated the opening of the new Tripp Athletic Center, that received a $5 million renovation. Executive Director Katherine Craven of the UMASS Building Authority attended an unveiling ceremony at UMass Dartmouth along with UMASS Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman, Maria Furman, vice chair of the UMASS Board of Trustees; Trustee James Buonomo; Mass State Representatives Christopher M. Markey and Paul Schmid III, and other UMASS officials and students.
The renovations to the Tripp Athletic Center doubled the facility’s space from 8,000sf to 16,000sf and include new state-of-the-art cardio and weight equipment. The facility also now includes a free weight area and new varsity athlete lifting room.
Currently, UMBA is managing more than 20 projects on all UMass campuses, including the General Academic Building at UMass Boston, a Bio-processing Center for UMass Dartmouth, University Crossing at UMass Lowell, and the Champions Center at UMass Amherst, while having recently completed the state-of-the-art Sherman Center at UMass Worcester Medical School.