Contact: Allison Benner, College Relations Associate - Media, 610-740-3790



Hamilton Boulevard Building Adds 33,000 Square Feet to Campus

Allentown, PA (October 8, 2007) - Cedar Crest College will welcome Trustees and special guests to celebrate the official opening of the Hamilton Boulevard Building with an open house on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 4:30 p.m.

WHAT: Official opening of the Hamilton Boulevard Building at Cedar Crest College

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 @ 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Hamilton Boulevard Building, Room 9

2901 Hamilton Blvd.

Allentown, PA 18104

WHO: Jill Leauber Sherman, President of Cedar Crest College

Cynthia Blaschak, Chair of the Board of Trustees

Cedar Crest College Trustees and Administration

INFO: Michael Traupman, Executive Director of College Relations

Allison Benner, College Relations Associate - Media

610-740-3790 (office) 610-428-8207 (mobile)

About the Hamilton Boulevard Building

Following the acquisition and a multi-million dollar renovation process in the summer of 2007, the Hamilton Boulevard Building at Cedar Crest College adds 33,000 square feet of classroom, meeting and office space to the College's campus. The building brings the entire Cedar Crest nursing department under one roof and includes three state-of-the-art, multimedia labs, including a Health Assessment Room, a Maternal and Pediatric Lab, and an Adult Health Room; a fully equipped, 10-bed nursing unit that simulates a hospital environment; a SimMan center, with two, adjacent SimMan laboratories, separated by a control/observation room, with two computer stations; and a Community Health Lab set up to replicate a home-care environment. In addition, the College's Human Resources department has been relocated to the new building. It also includes six additional classroom/meeting spaces that will be utilized by the entire campus, four of which are separated with movable panels to allow the space to be altered to fit a variety of sizes of audiences depending on need.


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