Dyson Center Expansion

A staple of the Marist campus, The Dyson Center will undergo an extensive expansion further improving this world-class facility and will break ground upon approval from the Board of Trustees. This new capital project will enhance Marist's beautiful riverfront campus and provide students with dynamic new gathering and learning spaces.

  • The completed project is valued at $45 million.
  • The size of the Dyson Center will nearly double, going from 60,000 sq. ft. to 110,000 sq. ft.
  • It will feature a 155-seat lecture hall with state-of-the-art enhanced acoustic treatments and presentation and A/V capabilities, enhancing the classroom experience and providing an additional event venue for guest speakers.
  • The expansion includes a new café and lounge.
  • The building will have a number of new multi-purpose collaboration spaces available for student and faculty use.
  • The building will incorporate many environmentally sustainable elements to continue the College’s commitment to the environment.

  • The completed project is valued at $45 million.
  • The size of the Dyson Center will nearly double, going from 60,000 sq. ft. to 110,000 sq. ft.
  • It will feature a 155-seat lecture hall with state-of-the-art enhanced acoustic treatments and presentation and A/V capabilities, enhancing the classroom experience and providing an additional event venue for guest speakers.
  • The expansion includes a new café and lounge.
  • The building will have a number of new multi-purpose collaboration spaces available for student and faculty use.
  • The building will incorporate many environmentally sustainable elements to continue the College’s commitment to the environment.

Image of renovated Investment Center

The College’s Student Investment Center—an integral part of learning for Marist business students—will be moved to Dyson, housing this important facility with the rest of the School of Management, which includes majors in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics. The Center will feature a fully functional trading floor—similar to those in investment banks around the world. Located in the atrium of the proposed new building, it will have high visibility to visitors and the campus community.

Learn More About the Student Investment Center

The College’s Student Investment Center—an integral part of learning for Marist business students—will be moved to Dyson, housing this important facility with the rest of the School of Management, which includes majors in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics. The Center will feature a fully functional trading floor—similar to those in investment banks around the world. Located in the atrium of the proposed new building, it will have high visibility to visitors and the campus community.

Learn More About the Student Investment Center

The Dyson Center is the home of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, which houses the College's programs in Criminal Justice, Education, Psychology, and Social Work. The students of these programs will see extensive benefits from the building’s expansion. The building will feature new dedicated spaces for the School, including:

  • a dedicated STEM laboratory classroom for teacher education candidates,
  • maker space to support projects across all majors,
  • emergency management hub for criminal justice training and research,
  • and multiple new cognitive, social, and developmental psychology labs.
Image of renovated lecture hall

The Dyson Center is the home of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, which houses the College's programs in Criminal Justice, Education, Psychology, and Social Work. The students of these programs will see extensive benefits from the building’s expansion. The building will feature new dedicated spaces for the School, including:

  • a dedicated STEM laboratory classroom for teacher education candidates,
  • maker space to support projects across all majors,
  • emergency management hub for criminal justice training and research,
  • and multiple new cognitive, social, and developmental psychology labs.

The Dyson Center expansion and enhancement includes greater space and resources for the Center for Career Services—an office that impacts all Marist students throughout their time at the College. The new home of the Center for Career Services will be an inviting and interactive space for students and, conveniently located near the new café, it will have high visibility to visitors and the campus community.

View the Center for Career Services Undergraduate Outcome Report

The Dyson Center expansion and enhancement includes greater space and resources for the Center for Career Services—an office that impacts all Marist students throughout their time at the College. The new home of the Center for Career Services will be an inviting and interactive space for students and, conveniently located near the new café, it will have high visibility to visitors and the campus community.

View the Center for Career Services Undergraduate Outcome Report