Photos courtesy of Guy Cali Associates, Inc.
The Medical Sciences Building (MSB) is the home of TCMC’s academic and research programs. Opened in April 2011 and dedicated in October 2011, the 185,000 square foot MSB occupies a three-acre parcel of land in downtown Scranton and houses students, faculty and staff.
The library is 95% digital and accessible 24/7 by students, faculty and staff.
The Clinical Skills and Simulation Center is nearly 10,000 square feet and features state-of-the-art equipment for simulation and standardized patient experiences.
Lecture halls seat up to 160 people and are integrated with technology for distance learning to connect the regional campuses.
Classrooms are 100% Wi-Fi enabled and feature Smart Board technology.
Small group learning and study is essential to TCMC’s curriculum. The MSB has 24 small group rooms.
Designed with student input, the student lounge features comfortable study and relaxation space, a kitchenette, and spectacular views of west Scranton.
TCMC is committed to energy and vital resource efficiency. While building the Medical Sciences Building (MSB), efforts were taken to reduce waste and create an environmentally-friendly design.
TCMC was awarded LEED Silver certification for its MSB. Established by
the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green
Building Certification Institute (GBCI), LEED® (Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design) green building certification program is the
nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation
of high performance green buildings.
TCMC’s LEED-certified Medical Sciences Building was based on a number of green design and construction features that positively impact the project itself and the broader community. These features include: