The Science & Technology Building provides science labs, classrooms and informal student study spaces to accommodate programs in physics, earth science, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and math. These programs, in turn, support academic and professional-technical programs across campus.
The 16,044 SF addition is designed to support best pedagogical practices in STEM education, providing space and technology to support active learning, interdisciplinary collaboration, and teamwork – greatly enhancing student engagement and success. The proximity of labs to classrooms and student study spaces will increase opportunities for project-based learning. The new building will enable the College to meet its goal of preparing students to transfer to state universities and training students for high wage, high demand occupations. It will have a huge impact in relation to its modest size and cost.
The new building is sited at a highly visible location that promotes student understanding of the career pathways opened through these programs. Students will walk along the pathway next to the new building as they cross campus and see the opportunities for advancement. Informal student study spaces, which are in short supply throughout the campus, will serve as a magnet for students from all programs. The facility will also contribute to student recruitment and retention, encouraging students to enroll and complete their education.← Back to the Portfolio page