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Rindge Campus Buildings History

This guide explores the growth of Franklin Pierce University's Rindge campus over the past 50 years.

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History of Spagnuolo Hall / Pierce Hall

In 2006, a renovation to the Campus Center created a new auditorium and community gathering space named Pierce Hall. Pierce Hall was to provide seating for up to 250 people and enrich student programming as well as provide a space for cultural and community events. The project was supported by federal funding from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  Renovations to create the hall included building a door above a portion of the dining hall, and creating new passageways, including a covered walkway, to connect existing rooms to the auditorium. A new lobby and restroom were built (Franklin Pierce Magazine, Vol 24, No. 2).

Spagnuolo Hall was dedicated on March 7, 2012. Pierce Hall was renamed Spagnuolo Hall to honor Tony & Patricia Spagnuolo, friends of the University.

Resources

From the archives:

Campus Buildings Box CB6

Alumni magazines