New College House is F&M's newest student residence and, perhaps, the most visible affirmation of the College's commitment to sustainability -- being the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified structure on campus. The building encompasses several distinctive spaces on its first floor, including an oversize Great Room that serves variously as a living room, library, theater, performance area, and exhibit gallery. The monthly lunch series, "What Matters?" held in New College House is an example of the many opportunities the College Houses create for learning outside the classroom, bringing in a variety of speakers to illustrate the different influences -- some unexpected -- that contribute to one's personal and professional development.
The Pulse of New College House
On their recent trip to Houston, where 18 students and three F&M staff helped to repair homes damaged from the May and October floods, CRA received a generous gift for all the giving they have done.Read More