The new Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health & Technology Center was built on the site of the former "In-Town Mall" in Lawrence, an abandoned mall/parking structure. The building houses classrooms, healthcare simulation labs for Nursing, EMT, Phlebotomy, and associated health technologies, as well as faculty and administrative offices and a Career Planning and Advising Center.
Designer: Miller Dyer Spears, Inc
Construction Manager: W.T. Rich Company
Project Type: CM at Risk
Project Cost: $27 Million
Gross Square Feet: 43,700
Substantial Completion Date: August 2013
- State-of-the-art technology in the Health Education Simulation Center which includes electronic simulators and smart classrooms.
- Provides an important anchor in the overall campus plan, and has potential to help revitalize the downtown area
- Expands NECC's Lawrence Health Programs, improves educational opportunities and contributes to the local economy by providing training for needed health professionals
- LEED silver project that will remediate an urban Brownfield site by removal of an abandoned shopping mall/parking garage