Carmichael Gymnasium, rock climbing
Carmichael Gymnasium, NC State University (Raleigh, N.C.)
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- Carmichael Gymnasium, rock climbing
- Carmichael Gymnasium was built in 1961. It is named for William Donald Carmichael (1900-1961) who was vice president of the Consolidated University during the 1940s.
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Building: North Carolina State University, William Donald Carmichael Gymnasium (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)
- 2611 Cates Avenue
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- Carmichael Gymnasium offers an outdoor and indoor track, swimming pools, basketball courts, racquetball courts, and areas for wrestling, boxing, weight lifting and gymnastics. In 1940, William Donald Carmichael (1900-1961) became Vice President and Financial Officer for the three-college, Consolidated University system of the time. After serving in the Air Corps during World War I, Carmichael earned his degree in business administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There, he was active in athletics and had been captain of the basketball team. He became an advertising executive and stock broker in New York before returning to North Carolina. During his administration, Carmichael supported funding for the completion of the gymnasium, Reynolds Coliseum, a state educational TV system, Burlington Laboratories' nuclear reactor, and the William Neal Reynolds Professorships. One of his characteristic words was "imagineering."
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- 35.783298, -78.672401