Indiana State University projects attract 1,200 jobs

The new Health and Human Services building on Indiana State University’s campus will be revealed today. Other projects in the works.

Posted: Dec 15, 2017 8:19 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - The new Health and Human Services building on Indiana State University’s campus will be revealed today. The facility is located on 3rd and Chestnut Streets near the front of campus.


The $64 million project will serve 3,500 students and 150 employees.

The programs offered there will create our future nurses, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals.

ISU says this is their biggest project to date.

Another major project that's wrapping up at ISU can be found near the Health and Human Services building.

This is where you'll find the main dorms on campus, known as the Sycamore Towers. Three of the four are completely renovated.

Rhoads Hall, which is the final tower, will be move in ready for the fall of 2018 semester.

These projects are benefitting students but the construction is also a major economic boost.

“As far as construction jobs, overall with all the projects we have going next summer, we estimate that's going to create 1,200 construction jobs in the community,” said Bryan Duncan, Director of Capital Planning and Improvement at ISU.

For a full list of campus projects, click here

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