In fall 2012, construction began on the College's new Liberal Arts Building. Now, classes are being held in the building and a formal ribbon cutting takes place Sept. 19. Get a look at the building in the video above!
The building, located adjacent to Drake Memorial Library and Alumni Walk, will be the new home for five academic departments in the School of The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The space will include offices for the Dean and faculty as well as a variety of formal and informal learning environments for the Brockport campus community.
Total Project Cost: Approximately $29.3 million Size: Three floors; 61,000 square feet Schedule: Completed for the start of classes of the 2014 fall semester Amenities: Technology enhanced learning environments to be utilized by all College programs and sized to support multiple configurations of seating to accommodate lecture, group discussions and team-based work; collaborative interaction zones; multi-panel video display wall at entrance Sustainability: Will be constructed to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification with special features including a bio-retention pond, sun shading devices, bird friendly design applications and furniture made from trees that were on the building site
Learning environments including a tiered 200 seat, divisible auditorium; two(2)-70 seat, divisible classrooms; three(3)-35 seat classrooms; and two(2)-25 seat seminar rooms
Faculty offices, support space and conference rooms for History, English, Modern Languages and Cultures, Philosophy and Women & Gender Studies
Dean’s Suite for the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Dedicated gallery space for the e. e. cummings collection
Community gathering spaces both within and outside the building
Bridge connection to the northeast corner of Drake Library
SWBR Architecture, Engineering and Landscape Architecture