WNIT documentary to feature Campus Crossroads project

Author: Dennis Brown

Video - The Campus Crossroads Project

A one-hour documentary detailing the origins, construction and academic, student life, performance and athletic components of the Campus Crossroads Project at the University of Notre Dame will air at 9 p.m. Sept. 8 (Friday) on WNIT (Channel 34) in the South Bend area.

The largest construction project in Notre Dame’s history added the Duncan Student Center to the west side of Notre Dame Stadium, Corbett Family Hall to the east side and O’Neill Hall on the south.

Corbett Hall houses the Departments of Anthropology and Psychology and the Rex and Alice A. Martin Media Center. Duncan is home to student meeting rooms, dining areas, the Smith Center for Recreational Sports, the career services center and a 500-seat student ballroom. Both buildings include premium seating on the upper three levels and hospitality spaces. O’Neill Hall houses the Department of Music, the Sacred Music at Notre Dame program and the South Club, a hospitality space.

The documentary includes interviews with Notre Dame’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.Thomas G. Burish, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost of the University; Executive Vice President John Affleck-GravesJack Swarbrick, vice president and James E. Rohr Director of Athletics; and many others associated with the project.

The program will be rebroadcast locally at 8 p.m. Sept. 14 and 4 p.m. Sept. 23. WNIT will stream the documentary online at wnit.org on Friday, and it also will be available on demand on the station’s website after the premiere.