So much more
than a floor.

House Details

Floor # 3
Capacity 55
Room Types Double
Gender Female
Average Ceiling Height 9′
Average Window Size 4′ x 5′
A/C Yes
Furnishings Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers and hanging space; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
More Details Mack House has a den that has tables and chairs for studying, playing game or a quiet place to stretch out and relax. Each house has two bathrooms. Sinks are in one area with fully-enclosed toilet rooms and fully-enclosed individual shower rooms that have a place for changing. A water bottle refill station promotes the Department of Residence’s green initiatives.

House History

Named for Barbara Mack. An icon at Iowa State, alumni, journalists, attorneys, colleagues, and students found magic and inspiration in her lectures, tough love, compassion, counsel and erudition. Mack joined the faculty of the Greenlee School in 1986. She left the School briefly in 1991 to work in the President’s Office as assistant to President Martin Jischke and returned to the faculty again in 1994. She held the title of assistant director and associate professor in the Greenlee School. She served as an Iowa State Daily board member and was among the first grouping of ISU faculty to win the college Master Teacher Award in 2000. In 1995, she won the college’s Outstanding Introductory Teaching Award and was given the ISU Alumni Association top award for Superior Service