University of New Haven Opens Pioneering Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation

During the virtual unveiling of the University’s Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation, the University community celebrated the creation of the cutting-edge facility in the heart of campus and the myriad learning experiences it will cultivate for students of all disciplines.

August 27, 2020

By Renee Chmiel, Office of Marketing and Communications

The Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation.

Tiara Starks ’22 is looking forward to the many opportunities she will have in the University’s new Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation. A communication major minoring in business management, she is especially excited to work with the cutting-edge equipment in the high-tech communication studio and to collaborating with her business classmates in the building’s new “huddle rooms.”

“We’re really eager to work in this beautifully designed center with state-of-the-art equipment,” she said. “We’re also excited because it truly is a multidisciplinary space. The Center belongs to all

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University of New Haven to Virtually Unveil Transformational Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation

The new $35 Million, 45,000 square-foot academic building in the heart of campus will foster collaborative learning across multiple disciplines.

August 25, 2020

The new Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation.

The University of New Haven will virtually unveil its transformational Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation on Tuesday, August 25 at 5:30 p.m.

Originally planned pre-COVID as an in-person grand opening, the much anticipated event will now be a virtual opening as students on the West Haven campus return to classes this week for the Fall 2020 semester. Students began using the Center on Monday.

The virtual ribbon-cutting and remarks from University President Steven H. Kaplan, Ph.D., chief benefactor Samuel S. Bergami Jr. ’85 EMBA, ’02 Hon, and junior communication major Tiara Starks will be followed by a conversation featuring theoretical physicist, futurist, and best-selling author Michio Kaku. The ceremony will be highlighted by a virtual tour

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