Hanna Hall


Hanna Hall's three floors are divided into two wings, with men living on one side and women on the other. While housing is co-ed by floor, each wing features a single-sex community bathroom. There is a coin-operated laundry facility on the first floor, with a vending area located in the building's community lounge on the first level.Occupancy is approximately 100 students.

The building's double rooms are furnished with two single XL beds, two desks, two chairs, two dressers, and one armoire. There are Wireless Internet connections throughout the building, and each room is equipped with two Ethernet ports, two phone jacks and one cable television output.

Room Details

  • Approximate room dimensions are 12'3" x 12'0"
  • Windows measure 4'3" x 3'2"
  • Floors are not carpeted and rooms come with overhead lighting

Furniture and room layout may vary.

Hanna Hall

About John Hanna


Born in 1907 in Chester, PA, John R. Hanna resided at 1123 Upland St. until age 10, when his family moved to Swarthmore. Hanna graduated from Swarthmore High School in 1926 and later graduated from Pennsylvania Military College in 1930 with a degree in civil engineering.

While at PMC, he was a star guard on the football team and was a member of Beta Zeta Epsilon Fraternity. In 1947, Hanna became a partner in his family business John R. Hanna and Sons, a contracting business which installed most of Chester's sidewalks, and later went on to be its president and owner.

John Hanna held leadership positions in many local businesses throughout his life. Among them: owner of Castle Materials Inc., Central Concrete Plant and Consumers Fuel and Oil Co., partial ownership and a seat on the board of directors at Chester Times (now Delaware County Daily Times), and treasurer of the Thayer Corporation. As an active alumnus, Hanna became a member of the PMC Board of Trustees in 1955 and later served as president of the Alumni Association Board of Managers. At the time of his death in 1982 at age 74, Hanna served as a trustee emeritus.