Science and Learning Center on track

By Allison Christensen,



Construction for the Science and Learning Center is on schedule, with three weeks of steel work ahead before concrete will be poured.  

The three-story building will contain 13 classrooms, 12 labs, two conference rooms, and several common spaces. The curved end of the building, facing Saint Mary’s Hall, will have an auditorium with seating for 124 people on the main floor.


Science and Learning Center construction picture

The Science and Learning Center will feature a central grand staircase.
Photo by Allison Christensen

The construction crew has been installing steel beams during the past few weeks and experienced some delays due to rain, but the project remains on schedule.

“The next couple weeks are going to be key for staying on track,” said Project Superintendent Jim Blowers.

Concrete will be poured on the floors following the steel installation.

Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to leave their mark on the Science and Learning Center by signing one of the steel beams on Friday, April 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. at the construction site.


Science building ladder picture

An event will be held for the Saint Mary’s community to sign one of the steel beams on April 22.
Photo by Allison Christensen

Author: The Cardinal

Share This Post On

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe To Our Newsblog

Subscribe To Our Newsblog

Sign up to receive weekly updates from the Cardinal Newsblog!

Thank you for subscribing! Please confirm your email account and you're in.