Harkness Hall

Harkness Hall was completed in 1954 with funding provided through the United Negro College Fund, and named in honor of Standard Oil billionaire and philanthropist Edward Stephen Harkness. Harkness Hall serves as a freshman facility and can accommodate 249 residents. Harkness features large rooms, internet and cable connections in each room, community restroom facilities on each wing, a weight and fitness room, and a big screen television in the lobby. Recent renovations (completed August 2008) include central air conditioning and heating, new smoke detection and fire alarm/sprinkler systems, flooring, furniture, and room doors w/security closures.

Capacity: 249
Number of Floors: Four with elevator service
Central Air Conditioning/Heating
Rooms feature: extended twin beds, technology package for internet and cable, smoke detectors and sprinkler fire/alarm system, individual wardrobes w/securable drawers (student must provide own padlocks), computer-ready desks, dressers w/mirrors, night stands, under-bed storage, and large community restrooms and shower facilities on each wing of each floor.

Director: Raymond Cullen, Jr.

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