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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...

Five 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...

New Health and Wellness Facilities Help Colleges Tackle COVID-19

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Categories: Resources

Over the past year, it is no question that health and wellness have been in the forefront of our everyday lives.  While COVID-19 has caused a clear threat to physical health, other aspects of wellness like mental health have been severely affected, too...

Hastings+Chivetta Ranks Highly in BD+C Giants 400

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Categories: In the News

In the newly released Building Design+Construction Magazine 2020 Giants 400 Report, Hastings+Chivetta ranked well on six of the top lists, demonstrating expertise across the firm's varied markets...

Is Your Enrollment Increasing?

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Categories: Resources

As statistics regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on higher education become more readily available over time, a decline in overall postsecondary enrollment nationwide has become overwhelmingly apparent...

3 Reasons Why Collaborative Learning Spaces Are Essential

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Categories: Resources

As a variety of factors such as rapidly-evolving technology, the cost of education, and student diversity continually mold the landscape of modern education, student expectations of what the K-12 or college experience looks and feels like gradually change...

Architecture Transforms “Learning Communities” Into More Than a Catchphrase

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Categories: Resources

Over the past decade or so, “learning community” and “high impact experience” have become staples in the vocabulary of many higher education leaders as more and more institutions strive to integrate these practices into their student experience...

Dixie State University Human Performance Center Gains National Recognition

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Categories: In the News

Since its completion in November 2019, the Dixie State University Human Performance Center has garnered significant recognition within the architectural and design community.  Most notably, this fall the facility was named an Athletic Business Facility of Merit 2020...

Inspiring a Spirit of Inclusivity in Design

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Categories: Resources

Today, abiding by ADA guidelines is thankfully a given as architects thoughtfully consider accommodations for those with differing abilities from the beginning of the design process. But as an industry, we have a responsibility to continually expand our horizons further into the realm of total inclusivity...