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RELEASE DATE: May 20, 2011

Berry Completes Funding of the Cage Center

Berry College has achieved its goal of $32.5 million in gifts and pledges for the Steven J. Cage Athletic and Recreation Center, President Steve Briggs announced Friday.

Briggs’ announcement, made at Berry’s annual Alumni Weekend gala, brings to a close a six-year fundraising effort launched by the largest alumni gift in Berry history - $10 million from Indianapolis entrepreneur Steve Cage. Numerous other alumni and friends as well as members of the campus community have provided steady support for the project in the years since. Several members of the Berry Board of Trustees brought the project to completion at the May meeting.

“Our Board of Trustees, including Steve Cage, provided tremendous support throughout the campaign,” Briggs said. “And in true leadership fashion, our chair and vice chair took us over the top. We express sincere thanks to all those who have helped us to achieve our goal.”

The Cage, which opened in 2008, provides a state-of-the-art home for Berry’s athletic and kinesiology programs. Its location adjacent to the Krannert Student Center makes it a focal point of activity on the world’s largest campus. The two facilities are connected by Kilpatrick Commons, an oasis of natural beauty completed in 2010.

One benefit to the local community has been increased seating capacity for major college events such as the Gloria Shatto Lecture Series. This has made it possible for members of the general public to join faculty, staff and students for presentations by such notable speakers as Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy, pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Sr. and, most recently, former presidential candidate Steve Forbes.

“The Cage Center has exceeded every expectation,” said Dr. Briggs. “It has reshaped and strengthened the central pathways of the campus while also providing students with a wonderful place to work, play and learn. It truly is at the heart of Berry.”


Fast Facts:

• Performance arena seats up to 1,964 spectators for intercollegiate basketball and volleyball contests; floor seating increases capacity by several hundred for lectures and other college events.
• Natatorium with eight-lane, 25-yard pool and spectator seating.
• Fitness center and athletic training center for the treatment and rehabilitation of performance-related injuries among intercollegiate student-athletes.
• Multipurpose space for kinesiology classes and extra-curricular offerings, including aerobics, spinning and yoga.
• Two kinesiology classrooms, a poolside wet classroom and an exercise science lab for student experimentation and research.
• Two racquetball courts and an indoor 1/8-mile fitness track.





 

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