Westmoreland County Community College breaks ground for Science Innovation Center


Date Published: September 07, 2017

YOUNGWOOD, Pa. – Westmoreland County Community College held a groundbreaking ceremony September 7 for its Science Innovation Center, which is scheduled to open next fall.

The 18,500-square-foot center will be an expansion of Science Hall on the college’s Youngwood campus.

The addition will bring all of the college’s allied health and science programs together. Biology, microbiology and anatomy classes will move from Founders Hall to the new center, which will integrate lecture and lab into one classroom.Groundbreak

The addition will also include student study space, faculty offices and a space for students to eat and relax with friends.

Westmoreland President Tuesday Stanley presided over the ceremony attended by business and community leaders and elected officials.

Speakers and guests included Westmoreland County Commissioners Charles Anderson and Ted Kopas; Westmoreland County Community College Board of Trustees Chair Chad Amond; Board of Trustees members Bridget Johnson, Larry Larese, Michael Walker, Ron Ott and Jess Stairs; Westmoreland County Community College Education Foundation Chair Phil McAllister; Education Foundation board member Alan Laick; representatives from Cannon Design, Turner Construction and Tower Engineering.

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