Want a piece of Tutwiler Hall? Shell out some dough and it’s yours
By WVUA 23 News Reporter Ellie Byrd
TUSCALOOSA, AL- The University of Alabama is out with the old and in with the new Julia Tutwiler Hall.
Julia Tutwiler was born in Tuscaloosa and was an advocate for women in prison and education. This will be the third dorm at UA that bears her name.
The first was built in 1914 and was located where the Rose Administration building resides. The second dorm, built in 1960, will be in use through July. It houses nearly 2,000 women among its 13 floors, and stands near Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Noelle Calamusa lived in Tutwiler Hall her freshman year of college in 1984, and said it brings back plenty of good memories.
“It was always fun getting ready for game days, and you always had constant love and support,” she said.
Anyone interested in owning a piece of history can be part of the new Tutwiler hall or take home a piece.
Items up for grabs include room number plaques and bricks from the building, but you can also pay for a custom paver engraved and placed at the new dorm, located next to the current dorm.
Money raised from the items go toward housing scholarships for UA students.