WSU Science and Innovation Center

Master planning, space programming and architectural design for new academic lab building

The Dr. Nettie M. Stevens Science and Innovation Center at Westfield State University brings state of the art teaching labs to the WSU campus while fostering inter-departmental teaching and collaborative learning. Cambridge Seven designed a dramatic brick and glass addition to Wilson Hall, the existing science building, creating a campus “Gateway” along Western Avenue. The new Center, designed for LEED Silver certification, provides space for Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Labs as well as advanced teaching space for the University’s new Nursing and Allied Health program. This state-of-the-art facility also features the Innovation Center: a flexible multi-purpose space that supports Technology-Enhanced Active Learning (TEAL) directed teaching, provides space for the Economics and Management Department’s trading room, and offers highly sought breakout space for project-based student-led work.

Massachusetts couple donates $350K to Westfield State University

Conor Berry of MassLive reports that Marlborough philanthropists Brian and Kathy Stevens donated $350,000, matching the amount raised at last month’s Pathways to Excellence Gala, to support programming and initiatives for Westfield State University’s new Science and Innovation Center. This two-phase project, designed by …