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(01-07-2019 04:18 PM)VB Monarch Wrote:  Camera 1 on east side has been down since 12/28. Hope they plan on fixing it. You can see they are pouring concrete today on East side.

The cameras on the east side are working again.
01-10-2019 07:38 AM
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I actually sent an email to Ballardconstruction a couple of days agoabout the vamera. They responded that very day and said the camera would be up and running by COB Wednesday. Sure enough, it was.
Great response time for a general inquiry.
01-10-2019 08:33 AM
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Finally some good weather and they are taking advantage. Looks like they are getting a lot done today.
01-11-2019 10:53 AM
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01-14-2019 10:18 AM
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01-14-2019 10:24 AM
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(01-14-2019 10:24 AM)Blue_Trombone Wrote:  Seating Map PDF

Thank you.
01-15-2019 05:37 AM
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First ODU mention of Phase 2
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01-16-2019 03:20 PM
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(01-16-2019 03:20 PM)cmett003 Wrote:  

First ODU mention of Phase 2

Saw this earlier. Pumped to see the mention of phase 2
01-16-2019 08:14 PM
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Frankly kind of shocked we had donation levels on par with UCF this year. That's impressive.

"The General Assembly passed a law in 2015 intended to reduce the percentage of student fees being used to pay for athletics. ODU was given 10 years to get down to 55 percent.

Broderick challenged Athletic Director Wood Selig and ODAF officials at the time to broaden the fundraising base. ODU has more than doubled its fundraising since then.

Selig said ODU met the 55 percent requirement last school year. ODU is renovating Ballard Stadium without raising student fees."

That's the first I've heard that we hit the 55% requirement officially. That's also very impressive in just 3 years. I would argue they keep the foot on the pedal and get us down to the low 40s.
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(01-16-2019 08:52 PM)bit_9 Wrote:  Frankly kind of shocked we had donation levels on par with UCF this year. That's impressive.

"The General Assembly passed a law in 2015 intended to reduce the percentage of student fees being used to pay for athletics. ODU was given 10 years to get down to 55 percent.

Broderick challenged Athletic Director Wood Selig and ODAF officials at the time to broaden the fundraising base. ODU has more than doubled its fundraising since then.

Selig said ODU met the 55 percent requirement last school year. ODU is renovating Ballard Stadium without raising student fees."

That's the first I've heard that we hit the 55% requirement officially. That's also very impressive in just 3 years. I would argue they keep the foot on the pedal and get us down to the low 40s.

So let's say they get the student fee reliance portion of the athletic budget down lower than was the GA mandated...in theory, we would be able to use the money for facility projects like an indoor practice facility or to build up cash reserves for say buyouts?
01-17-2019 08:38 AM
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(01-10-2019 08:33 AM)VB Monarch Wrote:  I actually sent an email to Ballardconstruction a couple of days agoabout the vamera. They responded that very day and said the camera would be up and running by COB Wednesday. Sure enough, it was.
Great response time for a general inquiry.

I tweeted them and they responded to my tweet saying it was working again.
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(01-16-2019 08:52 PM)bit_9 Wrote:  Frankly kind of shocked we had donation levels on par with UCF this year. That's impressive.

Impressive as ****. Just more demonstration of ODU's upside and potential as a sleeping giant that continues to be tranquilized by its rivals.
01-17-2019 11:22 AM
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Foundation work looks to be about 60% completed.
01-17-2019 12:13 PM
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Crane parts are arriving! Steel erection starts soon!
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