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Catherine and Isiah Leggett Math and Science Building

On the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
A rendering of a woman on a bench, grassy area and the Leggett building

Opening Fall Semester 2024

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More information regarding the new building will be added to this page as it becomes available; please check back for updates.

The new three-story Catherine and Isiah Leggett Math and Science Building has been designed to offer state-of-the-art instructional environments aimed at equipping students with skills for careers in high-demand sectors that fuel the economic vitality of the County. This environmentally sustainable building accommodates cutting-edge laboratories, a planetarium, a greenhouse, educational hubs, and versatile function spaces. It replaces Falcon Hall, Science South, and the original greenhouse.

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The Leggett Building is a 108,000 square foot, three-story building that consists of:

  • 8 classrooms for numerous programs
  • 20 labs
  • Math & Science Learning Center
  • Atrium
  • Event spaces
  • STEM Forum
  • Planetarium
  • Greenhouse

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  • 4 general chemistry labs
  • 2 organic chemistry labs
  • 3 anatomy & physiology labs
  • 5 biology labs
  • 3 microbiology labs
  • 2 physics & engineering labs
  • 1 environmental ecology labs with a greenhouse
  • 1 cyber security center
    • cyber center
    • networking lab
    • LAN room
  • 4 computer labs

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The College stands firmly committed to environmental stewardship including strategies to achieve LEED Silver certification.

  • Resilient green buildings
  • Energy efficient operations
  • 7 new storm water facilities, including rain gardens and bio-swales
  • 101 new trees planted, 23 species
  • New shrubs, flowers, and groundcover that provide an increased habitat value for insects and birds
  • The majority of plant materials feature Mid-Atlantic native species
  • Sustainable site design

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Step into the cosmos at our state-of-the-art planetarium, where the wonders of the universe come to life through immersive shows and interactive experiences. Explore distant galaxies, marvel at the beauty of the night sky, and ignite your curiosity about the cosmos. Join us for unforgettable stargazing sessions and educational programs that inspire wonder and awe in learners of all ages.