The LHPS Porter Family Center for Innovation & Academics project includes the addition of a new, four-story facility that will offer 71,000 square feet of innovative learning space and the demolition of two existing halls.
The ground floor will feature collegiate-style student center with a student union, library, student activity center, and health clinic. The first floor will also house the Tillman Family Student Center, the College and Career Center, and administrative offices.
The second floor of the center will house Innovation Institute features a distinctive, central makerspace surrounded by interdisciplinary labs serving Robotics, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, and other STEM programs. On the third and fourth floor, there will be classrooms to facilitate interdisciplinary creativity and collaborative projects.
The addition of the Porter Family for Innovation & Academics will replace two existing. The project team will begin construction on the new building and then start demolition on the existing classroom buildings when the Porter Family Center for Innovation & Academics is complete.