Aug. 22—Three renovations completed over the summer will change how students, faculty and staff experience their dining options at Longwood University, in Virginia. Dorrill Dining Hall (D-Hall) received a face-lift with new counters, flooring, equipment and more. Lankford Student Union was also remodeled with new seating as well as new fast food options. Additionally, there is a new convenience/grocery store built, which will sell fresh produce and allow for Bonus Dollars as payment located at North Campus Apartments beside Lancer Park.
To decide on what changes to add to each of the locations, Longwood Dining Services conducted Market Match, a market program that organizes focus groups for students to discuss what improvements they may want to see. Dine with the Director meetings were also organized, which allowed students to meet Director of Dining Services Grant Avent. The Longwood Dining Services distributes two surveys every year as well.