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…


T-Dust Alert #68 – East Side Campus Carpet Replacement

WHAT?  In our continuing efforts to upgrade campus facilities, carpet throughout the east side of campus is being replaced.   WHY?  The carpet is worn and soiled from years of use.   HOW?  The replacement work will take place at night after classes have ended for the day.  The work will progress in sections from one end of each building to the next with completed sections being re-opened for use the following class day.   WHERE?  This carpet replacement Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #67 – Winter Break Renovations Schedule – Subway, El Paso Hall, and Thunderduck Hall

WHAT?  During the upcoming Winter Break, the following renovations will take place: Subway will be remodeled to update its quality of service delivery and appearance. Ceiling tiles, lighting, and carpet will be replaced throughout El Paso Hall. Carpet will be replaced in Thunderduck Hall. HOW?  Subway will be closed off from the Student Cafeteria area, Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #66 – Parking Lot D Closure for Surface Improvements

WHAT?  Parking Lot D will be renovated to improve deteriorated parking and driving surfaces.   WHY?  This resurfacing will provide longer lasting surface stability and reduce the amount of future maintenance necessary.   HOW?  Barricades and perimeter fencing will be installed to identify and prevent access into the construction area(s) during the work. The existing asphalt will be removed and Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #65 – Modernization of Air Conditioning System – Guadalupe Hall Upper Floor

WHAT?  Work will be conducted to replace all air conditioning control boxes located above the ceiling.  The air conditioning system will operate normally during the work with no outages anticipated. WHERE?  The replacement work will be conducted only in Guadalupe Hall, specifically in the small gym, main hallway, and offices. WHEN?  The work is scheduled Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #64 – Lighting Fixtures and Ceiling Tile Upgrades in Thunderduck Hall Stairwells

WHAT?  Work to retrofit ceiling lighting fixtures and acoustical tiles will be conducted in Thunderduck Hall. WHERE?  The retrofit work will be conducted only in the southwest, northwest, and east stairwells.    WHEN?  The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 5, and be completed by Monday, June 19. WHY?  The current recessed lighting Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #63 – Guadalupe Double-Check Valve Repair Near Guadalupe Hall

WHAT? Facilities Services has received notification that the city of Dallas will conduct work to repair a double-check water supply valve on campus. WHERE? This double-check valve supplies water to Guadalupe Hall and Medina Hall. WHEN? The valve repair work will be conducted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, and will take three to four hours Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #61 – Parking Lot E Surface Improvements

WHAT?  Parking Lot E will be renovated to improve deteriorated parking and driving surfaces. HOW?  Barricades and perimeter fencing will be installed to identify and prevent access into the construction area(s). The existing asphalt will be removed and replaced with concrete to provide longer lasting stability requiring considerably less maintenance.  Appropriate detour signage will be Continue Reading…


T-Dust Alert #60 – Renovation of Guadalupe Hall Locker Rooms

WHAT? The Guadalupe Hall locker rooms are undergoing a complete renovation. WHERE? This renovation only affects the locker rooms and not the Dance Studio, Fitness Center, or any areas or activities on the upper-level of Guadalupe Hall. For those Thunderducks continuing to work out during the renovation, alternative shower locations are available in: · Pecos Continue Reading…