Hunter Hall

Hunter Hall stands on McCallie Avenue. (Photo by Seth Carpenter).

The construction on Hunter Hall and its famous lockers is finally coming to an end after getting started back in December 2020. 

Hunter Hall has been a part of UTC’s campus since 1957 and is located on McCallie Ave. Many aspects of the building have been updated to fit its growing needs. 

Chuck Wasserstrom, director of communications at UTC, shared that the building’s heating and air conditioning systems have been updated to become more energy efficient. The furniture has also been updated in order to be more adjustable for students and professors.  

Wasserstrom spoke with Valerie Rutledge, dean of the College of Health, Education, and Professional Studies, about the renovations. 

“We have made some specific changes to make it more desirable for the faculty and for the students who are here,” said Rutledge. “It will be clean, not crowded with lots of items that were a carryover from before.” 

Rutledge started working in Hunter Hall in 1995 and thinks this renovation will revive the building. 

Although no longer accessible, some of the famous lockers from the second floor are still in the walls of the building. 

The cost of this renovation has been $13.9 million and should be finished in time for students returning to campus for the fall semester. 


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