So much more
than a floor.

House Details

Floor # 4
Capacity 46
Room Types Single, Double
Gender Female
Average Ceiling Height Between 8’2″ and 8’8″
Average Window Size Small: 22.5″ x 52″, Large: 45.5″ x 52″, X-Large: 70″ x 52″
A/C Yes
Furnishings Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
More Details Pennell House has a den that has tables and chairs for studying, playing game or a quiet place to stretch out and relax. The community bathroom has individual shower stalls with a changing area. A water bottle refill station promotes the Department of Residence’s green initiatives.

House History

Named for Ellen Pennell (1895-1955). Highly respected by all teachers in journalism, Pennell came to Iowa State as an Assistant Professor of Home Economics Journalism in 1950 and was promoted to an Associate Professor in 1953 and served until her death in 1955.