The $25 million Frederic and Mary Wolfe Center includes laboratories, lecture halls and offices to provide more space for the College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences and offer students hands-on experience in an integrated medical community.
The new two-story, 54,000 square foot building features modern professional development amenities and state-of-the-art modular laboratory space with movable laboratory elements to enhance efficiency and flexibility. A 500-seat auditorium has also been constructed in the Collier building to accommodate large lecture classes. The Frederic and Mary Wolfe Center, designed by Poggemeyer Design Group of Toledo, is the most complete and clinically advanced facility in the region.
The Frederic and Mary Wolfe Center received a Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification. The LEED® certification indicates that the building meets energy efficiency standards in many categories, including energy performance, construction pollution prevention, and collection of recyclables. For more information about the LEED® rating system or the U.S. Green Building Council, visit their website.
Building features include:
- Approximately 54,000 square feet of additional learning and office space
- State of the art classrooms
- A drug information center that provides valuable medication information to the public
- A professional development lab in which students practice interpersonal and business skills essential to become pharmacists
- Student computer labs and work areas
- A pharmacy museum and model pharmacy
- Student and common lounges
- Offices for alumni and student organizations
- Video conferencing rooms
- A sterile products laboratory in which students learn to prepare the types of injections and intravenous fluids that are processed in hospitals or specialty pharmacies