Unified Science Center Quick Facts

05/14/09

Total Square Footage: approximately 200,000

Square Footage of New Construction: approximately 150,000

Square Footage of Renovation: approximately 50,000

Number of Floors: four

Groundbreaking: May 14, 2009

Expected Occupancy Date: Fall Semester 2011

Features/design: 22 class and seminar rooms, 34 laboratories, 80 offices, a rooftop green house for research, a 180-seat lecture hall for symposia and seminars, an atrium, a vivarium, several faculty/student research and meeting areas, and a faculty meeting room modeled after the tea room at Oxford University.

"Green" construction: Designed for Silver LEED certification

Academic Departments Housed in Center: Biology, Chemistry, Computing Sciences, Physics/Electrical Engineering and Mathematics

Architect: EYP, Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architecture and Engineering, P.C

Construction Manager: The Quandel Group Inc., Scranton

 



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