University Holds blessing and ‘topping out’ ceremony for new Center for Rehabilitation Education

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From left are: James Devers, assistant vice president for facilities and operation; Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs; Debra Pellegrino, Ed.D., dean, Panuska College of Professional Studies; University of Scranton President Kevin P. Quinn, S.J.; Edward Steinmetz, senior vice president for finance and administration; David Hemmler, Hemmler +Camayd (architect); Michael Hogan, vice president, The Quandel Group Inc. (construction manager); and Richard Leonori, Hemmler +Camayd.

The University held a “blessing of the beam” and “topping out” ceremony for its new eight-story center for rehabilitation education, which, at 140 feet, will be the tallest building on the University’s campus. The center will house the departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Exercise Science. At the ceremony, University of Scranton President Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., blessed the steel beam that will be mounted at the highest point of the $47.5 million, state-of-the-art facility. He then signed the beam along with University administrators, faculty and staff.

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