Construction Updates

Now more than ever, the world needs creative thinkers, courageous leaders and dynamic innovators. At St. Catherine's we have a bold vision to develop the southern third of campus into a catalyst for transformational experiences that will engage the hearts and minds of every student and the broader Richmond community.

Campaign Priorities

Performance Park & Dayton Field
• Construction began Spring 2018 and concluded Spring 2019
• Includes regulation-size turf field, spectator seating, bathrooms, 170 parking spaces and energy-efficient HVAC 


Arts and Innovation Center
• McVey Hall closed May 2019 and demolition completed Summer 2019
• Maple Avenue Studio completed Fall 2019
• Groundbreaking Service was held January 21, 2021 on the same day that the foundation cement was poured. 

Endowment
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Funding to support students, faculty professional development, programs and facilities 



Arts & Innovation Center

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The Arts and Innovation Center (AIC) will become a launchpad for the performing arts, creative expression, innovative learning, community engagement, expert dialogue, student presentations and so much more.

Special features include: 
  • 550-seat, two-story theatre with tiered side balconies
  • 56' Flytower to accommodate stage sets for flexible usage
  • Three lighting catwalks, state-of-the-art acoustics and dedicated control booth
  • Scene shop and Creativity Lab
  • Expansive light-filled lobbies
  • Flexible spaces for art galleries, wellness activities and community gatherings 
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Recent News

List of 9 news stories.

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Questions?

List of 2 members.

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    Peter Pastore 

    Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer
    804-288-2804 x3040
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    Deborah Dunlap 70

    Director of Development
    804-288-2804, ext. 3028
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Field preparations

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If you would like to receive construction updates, please contact construction@st.catherines.org.