For Immediate Release
October 23, 2017


Suffolk Celebrates Opening of New Grant Campus Library





Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay was joined by SUNY Chancellor Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, elected officials, college faculty staff, and administration and community members at a gala celebration and ribbon cutting to celebrate the official opening of Suffolk County Community College’s new $30 million, nearly 75,000 square foot Learning Resource Center (LRC) and library on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood on October 19.

“The new Learning Resource Center will serve as a powerful symbol of the value that the College and its students bring to the vitality of our shared community,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay.

The new LRC houses traditional library spaces and also includes:
  • 95 seat lecture hall
  • computer classrooms
  • writing center
  • reading center
  • tutoring rooms
  • testing rooms
  • offices
  • an information commons
  • conference / board of trustees' room
  • teaching and learning center
  • photo/video studio
  • photo/video labs and offices
  • 12 study rooms
  •  8 glass enclosed group study rooms
  • outdoor roof garden with tables and seating
  • green roof with vegetation