Watch the video below for comments made by McQuaid Jesuit President, Fr. Bob Reiser, S.J. and Wegmans President, Colleen Wegman, P '22, '23, at the October 27, 2016 groundbreaking of the Wegman Family Science and Technology Center.
Thanks to McQuaid Jesuit employees John Maxwell, '75 and Larry Luciano did a timelapse of the Jesuit residence coming down.
The video below shows the beginning stages of the Wegman Family Science and Technology Center foundation being constructed. The time-lapse video runs from November 28, 2016 - January 10, 2017. Thanks to faculty members Larry Luciano and John Maxwell, '75 for putting together the footage.
McQuaid Jesuit broke ground on its $16 million Science and Technology Center October 27, 2016. Expected to be complete January 2018, the $16 million project will feature computer labs, a student life area, campus ministry rooms, and comfortable outdoor space for additional student collaboration. Members of the Wegman family, McQuaid Jesuit Board of Trustees, school officials, and students took shovels to the ground and announced the Wegman Family Science and Technology Center.
“We are pleased to expand McQuaid Jesuit’s mission in forming young men to be leaders in their communities,” said McQuaid Jesuit President, Rev. Robert Reiser, S.J. “We are grateful for the generosity of the Wegman family and all of our other initial supporters who made this day possible.”
"An education is a lifelong gift, and it has always been important to our family to help support the best leaning environment possible for young people," said Danny Wegman, CEO of Wegmans Food Markets. "The science and technology center is a wonderful example of a state-of-the-art facility to foster interest and passion in a growing and exciting field, and we can't think of a better investment for the school at this point and time."