1. New Facility Brings Additional Learning Opportunities to WSU

    New Facility Brings Additional Learning Opportunities to WSU

    John McDonald hit the pause button ever so briefly in his conversation with BusinessWest and went to the window. He then scanned the parking lot for his pick-up truck, found it, and gestured toward it. “There … that was our other lab space — my truck,” said McDonald, an assistant professor in the Environmental Science Department at Westfield State University. “Occasionally, we’d have field labs, such as animal necropsies, and we’d have to do those on the back of the truck, parked next to Route 20. We had zero functional lab space.” The window he pointed from is one of ...

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    1. There … that was our other lab space — my truck.
    2. By having all this on campus in this center, that gives students better access.
    3. We affiliated very closely with Springfield Technical Community College, which is a renowned simulation center for its Nursing and Allied Health.
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