I was able to visit the university where I graduated this past weekend. It was such a beautiful fall day and it was quiet on campus. The football game had been on a weeknight so Saturday was such a great day to wander around campus and take some photos. It’s a great university: not too big, not too small. And it’s nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. Add a wonderful October blue sky and it was the perfect day for roaming around. Here are a few of my favorites. I plan on converting some of the photos to black and white.
There are these old benches scattered around the quad. I love this one under one of the trees.
Many, many things have changed since I graduated. There are new buildings, several of the older buildings have been renovated, some with additional wings added. It’s truly amazing to see how it grows and changes each time we are there.
I love this photo of one of the older buildings.
I wonder if the interior has been renovated. It seems that slowly as they make renovations to the buildings on campus that they are making them look more like this building. There was a time during the 70s maybe when architects seemed to try to make the buildings look more modern. Personally, I like the look of the traditional buildings.
The tall building is the library which used to be white marble when I was there. I believe there were structural reasons that it had to be renovated and they used this red/burgundy colored marble and added a sloped roof. I guess it does blend better with most of the other buildings on campus, but I liked the white marble. It was a landmark for so long that way. But I guess change is bound to happen.