Oct. 29, 2009
UND.com along with other media outlets were led on a 40 minute tour of the newly renovated Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center.
Crait Tiller, Senior Project Manager, University of Notre Dame Architects and Missy Conboy, Senior Deputy Director of Athletics led the media as they toured the new seating configuration, and various other areas of the space that the public will see.
The Joyce Center originally opened in 1968 as the Athletic and Convocation Center and was rededicated in 1987 and named in honor of Rev. Edmund P. Joyce. The $26 million renovation has been underwritten with a $12.5 million leadership gift from Philip J. Purcell III, a Notre Dame alumnus and Trustee and the retired chairman and chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley. The arena will be named Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center.
UND.com will bring you first events LIVE from the Purcell Pavilion as the Notre Dame Volleyball team takes on Seton Hall, Saturday, Oct. 31 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Sunday, Nov. 1 the Volleyball team return to the Purcell Pavilion to take on Rutgers at 1:00 p.m. ET.
7:00 p.m. ET Sunday night, Coach Mike Brey’s Fighting Irish Basketball team takes the floor for the first time for an exhibition game against Lewis.