Groundbreaking for PSC’s East Wing of new STEM building is Nov. 13

The groundbreaking for Pensacola State College’s East Wing of the new STEM building is set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, on the Pensacola campus.

Construction on the first phase (East Wing) of the facility will begin in January – following the abatement and demolition of the existing Mary Ellison Baars Building. The East Wing will be home to the College’s cybersecurity and mathematics programs.

Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery on schedule for spring 2017 completion, $3 million facility made possible by seed money from Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families

Published: 11-21-2016

Construction of the $3 million Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery at Pensacola State College is on schedule to open this coming spring.

David Barton, project manager with the Morette Company, said the 10,000-square-foot addition to the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts should be completed by March or April. The Morette Company is the general contractor on the project.

PSC’s Mary Ekdahl Smart Center acquires new specialized simulator

A new simulator has joined the ranks at the Mary Ekdahl Smart Center for Patient Simulation at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus.

Victoria, a maternal and neonatal birthing simulator, is the center’s 15th device and features full body supple skin and seamless joints.

“Victoria is much more realistic. The mechanics of childbirth are more physiologically correct and because she has an upgraded motor, the entire delivery process is more natural,” said Marta E. Suarez-O’Connor, the education director for patient simulation training.

Pensacola State College Receives $100K to Support Visual Arts Program

Local philanthropists David and Cathy Hammond recently donated $100,000 to the Visual Arts Department at Pensacola State College.

Their contribution kicks off a $1 million effort to establish a permanent fund providing additional visual arts scholarships, program support and faculty enhancement. This is part of the college’s $3 million LIMITLESS Campaign for Visual Arts, a fundraising effort that includes support for construction of the Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery.