UD to host open house for renovated Kennedy Union

Construction underway in UD’s Kennedy Union. The university opened new micro-restaurants in August in the union.
Construction underway in UD’s Kennedy Union. The university opened new micro-restaurants in August in the union.

The University of Dayton will celebrate the renovation of spaces inside Kennedy Union this week.

UD has scheduled an open house and a blessing from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday and will start on the front steps of the building, the school announced today.

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The university recently updated the union’s dining areas, which serve more than 3,500 customers daily during the school year, according to UD.

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Three new micro-restaurants have been added to the ground floor including ‘Que, Spice and Toss and Au Bon Pain bakery café on the first floor.

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The dining options opened to the public in August, according to the university.

UD will also celebrate the union’s new green roof, which provides a campus hub for sustainability education, improved aesthetics and a cooler roof that has the potential to lower the building’s energy costs.

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