Sun Dome Reopens

Sun Dome Reopens

The USF Sun Dome has reopened after a 36 million dollar renovation project, and while the building still holds about 10,000 people, the capacity is just about the only thing not changed! University Beat on WUSF TV takes you on a tour of the new facility.

Sun Dome Reopens

Unless you’ve been in the USF Sun Dome in the last week or two, then you haven’t been in the Sun Dome! The arena has reopened after a 36 million dollar renovation, but it’s almost like a completely new building. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has a look inside what some are calling “USF’s new front porch.”

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USF Athletic Director Doug Woolard talks about the improvements made to the USF Sun Dome.

With the renovation of the USF Sun Dome being just the latest improvement to USF’s athletic facilities, the big question remains: will USF ever get an on-campus football stadium? Doug Woolard has an answer.

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USF Sun Dome website

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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