For Greater GlorY CAMPAIGN
Campus Master Plan
Jesuit High School's "For Greater Glory" campaign, which was announced in September 2015, has been transforming Jesuit's campus on Himes Ave.
The reshaping began in 2014, with the construction of the striking new campus perimeter, which provides a beautiful, collegiate presence along Himes Ave. It has continued with Phase I of the campus master plan, which broke ground in the summer of 2016. Phase I included a new chapel at the heart of campus, the Chapel of the Holy Cross (replacing St. Anthony's Chapel), where the entire Jesuit student body gathers each morning for Convocation, and where all-school Mass and other vital spiritual events are held. The new chapel has enhanced the school’s Catholic, Jesuit identity, and allowed for growth in enrollment. Also part of Phase I is Gonzmart Hall, the new Administration and Student Services building, a grand, two-story, 32,000-square foot structure that is the face of Jesuit along Himes Ave., a dynamic and enduring presence.
Future developments that may be included in Phase II include a comprehensive new two-story, collegiate-style Student Activities Center (roughly where the current MPR and building 6 are located) with an adjacent 500-seat Dining Hall; a spectacular new Fine and Performing Arts Center (roughly where the current senior parking lot is located) with a 450-seat theater/auditorium; and a new two-story, state-of-the-art Science and Math building (roughly where the current cafeteria and maintenance area is located), complete with independent labs equipped with the latest technology to further Jesuit's academic excellence in the increasingly advanced STEM subjects. Numerous other campus enhancements are planned, such as bricked colonnades on several buildings, a renovated football press box, and a grotto at the iconic Jesuit Bell Tower. The architects for the campus master plan are Cooper Johnson Smith, and the construction manager is Batson-Cook.
For more information, please contact Nick Suszynski ’98 in the Development Office at (813) 877-5344 ext. 704.