Upgrading Your Community Aquatic Hub

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Categories: Resources

As warm summer days are quickly approaching, community aquatic centers are beginning to prepare for a summer of aquatic family fun.  Indoor and outdoor aquatic centers have been staples of many communities across the nation for decades...

Game On: The Case for E-sports

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Categories: Resources

E-sports is undoubtedly one of the biggest movements reinvigorating student life on college campuses.  A growing global industry, e-sports events have made their mark on the economy, attracting the interest of major brands like Adidas, Coca-Cola, Samsung, Mastercard, and Sony...

Hastings+Chivetta Wins 3 NIRSA Outstanding Facilities Awards

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Categories: In the News

Each year, NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation recognizes 10 new, renovated, or expanded collegiate recreational facilities among its Member Institutions with Outstanding Facilities Awards...

Higher Education Veteran John Roush Joins H+C as Advisor

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Categories: Staff

Hastings+Chivetta is pleased to announce that John Roush, President Emeritus at Centre College, will be collaborating with our team as an Education and Leadership Advisor.  We look forward to learning more about John's experience and knowledge to fully understand our clients and meet their varied planning and design needs...

The Landscape of Post-Pandemic Master Planning, Part I

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Categories: Resources

Since higher education has survived a year under the pressure and challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, our experts have been looking ahead to how these changes will affect campus master planning going forward...

University of Idaho Arena Transforms World of Mass Timber Construction

Friday, March 26, 2021

Categories: Project Updates, On the Boards

The under-construction Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) Arena at the University of Idaho is already gaining fame in the world of mass-timber construction.  In association with Opsis Architecture, Hastings+Chivetta has been a key player in making this 4,000-seat arena come to life complete with distinct, long-span mass timber elements unseen anywhere else in the nation...

Adapting Your Approach to Enrollment Management

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Categories: Resources

As colleges and universities are recruiting and enrolling students for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year, it is time to examine the enrollment management challenges exacerbated by the turmoil of the past year and plan to overcome them going forward...

H+C President Chris Chivetta Featured in Tradeline Article “Facility Solutions for Student Retention”

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Categories: In the News

Retention and success are “almost interchangeable,” observes Christopher Chivetta, President of Hastings+Chivetta Architects. “Retention is based on student success on campus—when they are educationally challenged, engaged in community, feel included, have their individuality recognized, and are able to establish a strong social network...

Big Competition Calls for a Dynamic Game Day Arena

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Categories: Resources

Following the cancellation of the March 2020 NCAA Tournament with the spread of COVID-19, college basketball is gearing up for an exciting 2021 Tournament, albeit with less in-person fanfare...

5 Cutting-Edge Amenities in Community Recreation Design

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Categories: Resources

Community recreation centers are a key component in a set of balanced services municipalities can offer their constituents.  In its 2020 Engagement with Parks Report, the National Recreation and Park Association provided some statistics that speak to the necessity of quality community recreation spaces...