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Todd Dining Hall

Building History
Other Names: Todd Dining
Date Built: 1994
Date Razed:
Cost of Construction: $5.4 million
Gross Square Feet: 35,400
Assignable Square Feet: 35,000
Architects: Calloway, Johnson, & Moore of Winston

Namesake: This building was named after Richard Cecil and Clauda Pennock "Sweetheart" Todd. Dr. Richard Todd, history professor emeritus at ECU, taught at ECU for 27 years before retiring in 1977. Both he and his wife have provided a number of scholarships, fellowships, and financial aid programs to help fund 22 programs. Professor Todd was also director of the History Honors Program for 14 years and faculty advisor for Phi Sigma Pi honor fraternity. Dr. Todd was also the first non-alumnus to receive the ECU Outstanding Alumni Award in 1983.

History: On August 24, 1994 Todd Dining Hall opened it's doors to students for the first time.This facility is located on College Hill Drive and can seat 625 people in the main dining room and 125 more people in a private dining room, which is know as Sweetheart's.Sweetheart's is a resturant style facility with a host and waiters.Sweetheart's features a full buffet, four different salads, a selection of hot and cold sandwiches, deserts, and a soup and salad bar.Sweetheart's is also decorated to create a more relaxing atmosphere.

The building was designed along with the original university architectural style and has red clay tiled roof, arched windows, and elaborate archways.Inside it has a full service kitchen and bakery. The building was paid for by proceeds from ECU Dining Services, a self-supported operation.This is also the first major building to receive it's name before completion of construction.


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