Science Center Committee

05/15/09

The University of Scranton has planned for its new unified science center for a decade. The center was announced on May 14 at a groundbreaking ceremony. Formed in 1999, the Science Education Committee includes faculty from Scranton's science technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The group was charged with identifying ways to enhance classroom and laboratory teaching and instruction in the major science programs and general education science courses. As planning matured, chairpersons from the science, technology, engineering and mathematics departments joined the committee, which was renamed The Science Facility Development Committee.

Committee Members are:

Yaodong Bi, Ph.D., professor of computing sciencesT
Timothy Cannon, Ph.D., professor of psychology, neuroscience
Anthony Ferzola, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics, CTLE
Timothy Foley, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry
George Gomez, Ph.D., associate professor of biology
Michael Hardisky, Ph.D., professor of biology
Christie Karpiak, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology
David Marx, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Chemistry Department
David Rusak, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry
Janice Voltzow, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Biology Department
Robert Waldeck, Ph.D., associate professor of biology
Christine Zakzewski, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Physics/Electrical Engineering Department
 

Other committees involved in planning the unified science center are:

The Steering Committee:

Edward Steinmetz, vice president for finance/treasurer
Harold Baillie, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs
Dave Wilson, staff architect
Jim Devers, director of physical plant
Joseph Dreisbach, interim associate provost for academic affairs
George Gomez, Ph.D., associate professor of biology
The Advisory Group:
Jim Devers, director of physical plant
Joseph Dreisbach, interim associate provost for academic affairs
Paul Fahey, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Ron Skutnick, director, network resources
Dave Wilson, staff architect


 


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Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662