What We Learned: Don’t Want to Hear It? Yes, the Pandemic Still Threw Curves at Construction Projects

The eight projects highlighted in this annual Renovation & Construction edition of The Bulletin, while ranging in breadth and scope, shared commonalities that past project leaders and participants had found to be true: be flexible; set realistic expectations; you cannot overcommunicate to your stakeholders. Yet, in 2023, another reoccurring theme exposed itself from what ACUI members shared; few, if any, of these projects were completed without facing challenges and hurdles presented by the pandemic.

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  • Steve Chaplin

    Steve Chaplin is managing editor of ACUI’s The Bulletin and manager of the ACUI College Union and Student Activities (CUSA) Evaluation Program. A former newspaper writer, editor, and manager, he has volunteered as a student mentor as a member of the National Association of Science Writers, and received awards for his writing and reporting from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the Kentucky Education Association, and the Kentucky Press Association.

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