Transforming the Rivier Campus

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The Rivier University Gateways Projects are series of landscape design enhancements that will transform Rivier, creating a distinct campus experience that reflects the University's Catholic heritage and history. Consistent with Rivier's strategic and campus master plans, these projects will shape the pedestrian experience for students and all members of the Rivier community, as well as the arrival experience for first-time visitors.

Transforming our campus
View our photo gallery of progress as of August 2015 

Watch video highlights of the Heritage Plaza Dedication Ceremony 

View the Heritage Plaza Dedication photo gallery 

Take a video tour of the design plan for the Gateway Projects
Construction has been completed on several of the projects including the creation of gateways at campus entrances on both ends of South Main Street, the renovation of Resurrection Chapel, and creation of the Chapel Plaza and Quad. Brick pavers, sponsored by the University’s alumni and friends, have been placed on the Heritage Plaza terrace, and the Plaza was completed in late July with the installation of a bronze statue of Blessed Anne Marie Rivier. Improvements to the exterior of Madeleine Hall have been finished and provide a welcoming entrance for prospective students and their families visiting the Admissions Office. Renovation of the garden at Madeleine Hall is well underway. The garden has been renamed the Sharon McOsker Tamposi Alumni Legacy Garden; a dedication ceremony is planned for Alumni Reunion Weekend.

Support the Gateway Projects
The University is thankful to our generous donor investors who have supported these projects to date. Support will be recognized through established naming and recognition opportunities. To make a donation, download a pledge form or contact:

Karen Cooper
Vice President for University Advancement
(603) 897-8508, kcooper@rivier.edu 

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