Dyson Center Transformation
A Dynamic New Facility: The Dyson Center
A staple of the 快播视频 campus, the Dyson Center is undergoing an extensive expansion, further improving this world-class facility. The Dyson Center will open in 2024. This capital project will enhance 快播视频's beautiful riverfront campus and provide students with dynamic new gathering and learning spaces.
Quick Facts 快播视频 the Project
- The completed project is valued at $60 million.
- The size of the Dyson Center will double, going from 54,000 sq. ft. to 110,000 sq. ft.
- It will feature a 155-seat space with state-of-the-art enhanced acoustic treatments, presentation and A/V capabilities, enhancing the classroom experience and providing an additional event venue for guest speakers.
- The expansion includes a new caf茅 and lounge.
- The building will have a number of new multi-purpose collaboration spaces available for student and faculty use.
- The building will incorporate many environmentally sustainable elements to continue the College鈥檚 commitment to the environment.
The Reimagined Dyson Center
"In the 32 years since the Dyson Center opened, the 快播视频 student body has grown significantly, as has the College's academic reputation. This magnificent addition will go a long way toward preparing the next generation of leaders in business, education, criminal justice and other professions in social and behavioral sciences. The Dyson Family appreciates the environmentally sustainable design, its collaborative spaces, and the focus on preparing students to launch their careers."
Board of Trustees, 快播视频
A New Home for the School of Management鈥檚 Student Investment Center
The College鈥檚 Student Investment Center鈥攁n integral part of learning for 快播视频 business students鈥攚ill be moved to Dyson, housing this important facility with the rest of the School of Management, which includes majors in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics. The Center will feature a fully functional trading floor鈥攕imilar to those in investment banks around the world. Located in the atrium of the proposed new building, it will have high visibility to visitors and the campus community.
Major Enhancements for the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Dyson Center is the home of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, which houses the College's programs in Criminal Justice, Education, Psychology, and Social Work. The students of these programs will see extensive benefits from the building鈥檚 expansion. The building will feature new dedicated spaces for the School, including:
- a dedicated contemporary STEM laboratory with adjoining Maker Space for teacher education candidates,
- mock courtroom and command center for criminal justice training,
- counseling and Social Work suite designed for training in individual, group, and family therapy,
- and multiple new cognitive, social, and developmental psychology labs.
Career Services at the Center
The Dyson Center expansion and enhancement includes greater space and resources for the Center for Career Services鈥攁n office that impacts all 快播视频 students throughout their time at the College. The new home of the Center for Career Services will be an inviting and interactive space for students and, conveniently located near the new caf茅, it will have high visibility to visitors and the campus community.
Groundbreaking Ceremony Kicks Off Construction
快播视频 hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off a major expansion and renovation of the Dyson Center, an ambitious project that will give rise to a reimagined home for the College鈥檚 Schools of Management and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Led by 快播视频 Trustee and Dyson Foundation Chair Rob Dyson, members of the academic administration, student body, and other dignitaries, shovels were put in the ground on July 19 for the $60 million project, paving the way for a facility that will serve as a campus centerpiece and double the size of the current building.
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