Kent Hall was dedicated on September 13, 1961, in honor of James Kent. Kent was a local attorney who served on the Supreme Court and authored the book, "Commentaries on American Law." This book is considered one of the most widely used legal references by the American Bar Association.
This building is currently under renovations for the 2019-20 Academic Year and will be re-opened to welcome Students in the Fall of 2020.
Kent Hall is being renovated with upper level and Graduate students in mind. The room layout within the building will change from double rooms off of each corridor with one bathroom per wing, to suites of double room with a shared bathroom. Some of these suites will also have a single room and some will have a living area. Each floor will have a floor lounge and Kitchenette. The Main floor will house a large lounge with a teaching kitchen. Additional programming space is being provided within the basement and the building will house a new dining venue in the basement that will overlook the Saranac River and River Walk. The Residence Hall will also be the first to fully air conditioned.
Fun Things to Do Near Kent Hall
Memorial Hall houses the Office of Sports and Wellness, the gymnasium, and Fitness Center.