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PSU Students Move In As Crews Work to Finish Dellinger Hall

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As early move in starts at Pittsburg State University, construction crews are working hard to finish renovations on the school's Dellinger Hall as soon as possible.

Dellinger Hall at PSU was supposed to be completed last Friday, but problems with fire alarm certification pushed that finish date back to Monday. Even now crews are finishing up final touches as students begin to move in. 

Beverly Virtue lived in Dellinger Hall last school year, now coming back as a Resident Assistant to the renovated space, she says it feels more like a hotel than a dorm building. 

"It was old, it looked its age, and now if you didn't see the outside, you wouldn't even know it had been here that long," Virtue said. 

The changes did push Virtue's move in date back, but despite delays she says expanding space in the bathrooms and ripping out built-in cabinets in dorm rooms made it well worth the wait. 

"I went from a really small room last year, and with them putting in the built-in closets, it's huge, it's great," Virtue said. 

But the changes aren't yet fully complete, and with about 200 students filling these halls starting Saturday, PSU remains confident the job will get done. 

"We have a little bit of experience with this, having done it for four years now, and we kind of know what we can handle," said Steve Erwin of PSU's Student Life.  

 And Erwin says any returning student walking into Dellinger for the first time, will be amazed.

"We're excited, we're anxious for students to get here, this Saturday and see it at mass," Erwin said.

And with Virtue's residents already starting to move in, she says she's looking forward to a place they will all be proud to call home. 

PSU says the space hasn't been fully renovated since it was built in the 1960s, and with five dorm renovations under the school's belt--PSU only has two more sets of renovations to call the job complete.

 

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