Recreation & Fitness Centers Help Woo Students

In November’s ALSC Fitness Bits we explored how collegiate locker rooms can be designed as a way to gain an advantage in securing recruits. In much the same way, state-of-the-art recreation and fitness centers can influence where students decide to attend college. North Idaho College Student Wellness & Fitness Center (ALSC Architects) The new North Idaho…

Collegiate Locker Room Design with Recruiting in Mind

By Kathy Russell, ALSC Architects Today’s colleges and universities are competing for the best talent to join their teams. Facility amenities are one way to gain advantage in securing recruits who are often as young as 18 years old. In a recent article in the Spokesman-Review, Whitworth University Head Football Coach Rod Sandberg summed it…

Collegiate Athlete Recruiting: Does Your Brand Give You An Edge?

When recruits tour your facilities, is your brand being portrayed in a way that gives you an edge? Creating a remarkable, well-designed space that represents a College or University’s brand can help gain an advantage and engage a recruit. This article from Athletic Business explores how facilities can be designed so your brand is clear, consistent…

Turf Fields Prove Safer, Require Less Maintenance & Aid With Recruiting

This month Whitworth University in Spokane unveiled a $1 million upgrade to its Pine Bowl Stadium, featuring FieldTurf Revolution 360 surface. FieldTurf’s robust national clientele includes the Seattle Seahawks, the University of Washington and Washington State University. According to a study from Dr. Michael C. Meyers of the Department of Health and Human Development at…