UA hosted a “Topping Off” ceremony on Oct. 21 to celebrate the top-most beam being put into place at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. Among those on hand were, from left, Mack Rhoades, UA athletics director; Tom Strauss, president & CEO of Summa Health System; Don Plusquellic, Akron’s mayor; Dr. Luis Proenza, UA president Ted Curtis, UA vice president for capital planning & facilities management; Karen Taylor and her husband, Gary Taylor, founder and chairman of InfoCision Management Corp.
InfoCision Stadium and Summa Field
Construction on UA’s $55 million, on-campus football stadium, InfoCision Stadium and Summa Field, is scheduled to be complete for the Zips' 2009 home opener against the Morgan State Bears on Sept. 12. As in other buildings constructed in UA's ongoing campus enhancement, the stadium features a bold design of brick and glass.
The stadium is part of the second phase of the New Landscape for Learning campus enhancement initiative.
Features of the proposed stadium include:
• Capacity of 30,000
• 172 open-air loge seats
• 300 ADA seat locations
• 21 heated restrooms
• State-of-the-art scoreboard
• 10 concession locations
• Academic classrooms and labs
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To view, the construction of InfoCision Stadium/Summa Field LIVE, visit stadium cam.