Throughout the academic year, Powers Hall bustles with classes and meetings, and its lounge offers a gathering space for students to socialize and study between classes.
Built in 1974 as a multi-purpose building, it is the first building to be constructed on the Pitt-Greensburg campus. When first constructed, it housed three classrooms, a seminar room, and the campus library. In 1995, Powers Hall was renovated to include an auditorium, additional classrooms, a conference room, and a lounge area.
The 16,200 square-foot building is named in honor of Philip H. Powers, a former president of West Penn Power, who, in 1964, served as general chairman of a $1.5 million fundraising campaign for the new Pitt-Greensburg campus.
Did you know . . . 40 percent of the classes at Pitt-Greensburg are held in Powers Hall?