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News 2015

Health Sciences Center Community Open House

Belmont College’s new Health Sciences Center is now the home to all of the college’s nursing and health science programs.

Belmont College’s new Health Sciences Center is now the home to all of the college’s nursing and health science programs.

 

St. Clairsville, OH (July 15, 2015) – Belmont College will hold an open house for the community at the college’s new Health Sciences Center on Saturday, August 15 from 11:00am – 2:00pm. The new building is now the home to all Belmont College Nursing and Health Science programs.

 

The open house will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony by the St. Clairsville Chamber of Commerce at 11:00am. The public is invited to attend and enjoy a tour of the facility, receive free giveaways and refreshments, as well as have an opportunity to speak with college faculty, students and administration.

 

“We are eager to showcase our new health sciences facility, filled with the latest technology, to the public,” said Dr. Paul Gasparro, Belmont College President. “We are proud to be a local source of well-trained and skilled healthcare workers and it is our hope that this new building will provide an even greater educational source for future healthcare professionals.”

 

He went on to say, “The opening of this magnificent building makes a statement that Belmont College is committed to the Ohio Valley for the long term by providing both academic degrees and technical training to the local healthcare sector.”

 

The Health Sciences Center, located at 68410 Hammond Road in St. Clairsville, features a two story overlap design with state-of-the-art classroom and science labs for biology, anatomy, and chemistry. These high-tech classrooms are meant to enhance the learning environment and provide opportunities for students to nurture collaboration and creativity. The new facility is located near the Belmont College Main Campus overlooking Fox-Shannon Park.

 

The 27,648 square foot building features the following:

 

  • Two Nursing Labs with a capacity of 18 students each
  • Two Nursing Simulation Labs with a capacity of 18 students each
  • Computer Lab that has a capacity of 24
  • Two Anatomy & Physiology/Biology Labs with a capacity of 24 each
  • Chemistry/Microbiology Lab with a capacity of 24
  • SMART 360 classroom with a capacity of 24
  • Three general purpose classrooms with a capacity of 48 each
  • Faculty offices
  • Student Common Areas

The first classes in the new building will be held with the start of the fall semester on August 24, 2015.

 

For more information about the open house, please call 740.695.9500.

 

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