T-Dust Alert #78 – Electrical Shutdown

WHAT? The temporary emergency generator is now in place and operational.  Power, lights, air conditioning, and Internet access have been restored. WHERE? Offices in Crockett Hall and lower level El Paso Hallway (West) are back in operation.   HOW AND WHEN? The temporary emergency generator will supply power to these areas until 11:00 p.m. tonight at Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #75 – Sabine Hall Exterior Stairs Waterproofing Repair

WHAT? It is necessary to perform waterproofing maintenance on the Sabine Hall exterior staircase. WHERE? The staircase is located on the northeast corner of Sabine Hall directly above the Follett Bookstore. WHY? This maintenance project is necessary to prevent rain water from infiltrating into the building. HOW? The contractor will remove the stone caps supporting Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #73 – Lighting Replacement in Outdoor Breezeway Ceilings

WHAT? Facilities Services is working in collaboration with District Facilities Management to replace all breezeway ceiling light fixtures on campus. HOW? All current incandescent light fixtures will be replaced with more energy-efficient LED fixtures. WHERE? This light fixture replacement project will occur in the Fannin/Lavaca, Alamito/Crockett, and Crockett/Wichita breezeways. WHEN? The project will start the Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #70 – Campus-wide Elevator Inspections

WHAT?  It is necessary for all elevators on campus to undergo routine cathodic protection inspection. WHY?  Cathodic protection is the prevention of corrosion on piping that maintains contact with ground surfaces, and all hydraulic piping in the pits of the elevators must have cathodic protection. WHEN?  The inspections are scheduled to occur and be completed Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #69 – Improvements to Outdoor Wireless Connection

WHAT?  Information Technology will be installing wireless access points to the exteriors of some buildings on campus. WHY?  This project will improve Richland College’s wireless access and services by providing outdoor wireless connection to these expanded areas of campus. WHERE?  The access points will be installed outside the following buildings:  Bonham, Crockett, Fannin, Guadalupe, Lavaca, Neches, Thunderduck, and Continue Reading…