by LIZ FOSTER
Despite a few setbacks, both Seacobeck and Virginia Hall renovations will be completed in 2021, bringing major updates to two historical buildings on campus. Virginia Hall, Mary Washington’s second oldest residence hall, will be completed in early summer of 2021, while Seacobeck, the future home of the College of Education, will be completed in late fall of 2021.
“[COVID-19] made it challenging for sure,” said Jay Sullivan, project manager of the Virginia Hall renovation.“[It affected] onsite manpower and caused manufacturing delays because of product and material demand and cost.”
Despite this, the timeline for the renovation was not largely altered. The Virginia Hall renovation began February of 2020 and was expected to take 16 months to complete, finishing in the early summer. According to Sullivan, construction on…