Jolley Residential Center dedicated at Oxford

President Bill Chace (right) thanks Fleming Jolley '43 Ox following the ceremonial ribbon-cutting that culminated last Friday's dedication of Oxford College's new $2.3-million Fleming L. Jolley Residential Center. In what Chace characterized as a "wedding of heritage and vision," four 1950s-era dormitories -- Bonnell, Dickey, Dowman and Stone -- were refurbished and connected at three corners. The transformation of the dormitories into a modern living-learning center was Oxford's highest priority in the recently completed Emory Campaign. Through Jolley's gift and other contributions, 10,000 square feet of new common space was created by connecting the four existing buildings. The center now houses four study rooms, one conference room, four student lounges, kitchen facilities and a computer laboratory. Each room has heating and air-conditioning as well as wiring for both data and cable.

--Dan Sadowsky

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