Groundbreaking at Stonehill College

Meehan NHM rendering

North Easton, MA – Stonehill College recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Leo J. Meehan School of Business, designed by The S/L/A/M Collaborative and constructed by BOND.

The new $30 million school will offer 65,000sf of cutting-edge technology, adaptive classrooms, and collaboration spaces. The building’s Georgian architecture is designed to reflect the true spirit of the Stonehill community and campus, while the interior is designed to encourage innovation and advanced business environments.

Breaking ground( l-r) Dan Dwan, Robert Wilson, Frank Hayes, Robert Didonato, Dan Ramos, Andrew Abderrazzaq, Leo J. Meehan, Deborah Salvucci (dean of Meehan School of Business, Stonehill) Robert Murray, Father John Denning (Stonehill president) and Stephen Piligian.

Completed by fall 2019, it will feature innovative Bloomberg rooms, simulated trading rooms, and advanced business innovation studios with maker spaces.

SLAM is also working on the college’s Academic and Welcome Center, which will be completed by the fall 2018 school year.



The School will expand the curriculum and encompass the accounting, finance, international business, management, marketing, economics and healthcare administration programs.

“BOND is proud to be part of this exciting project on Stonehill’s campus, continuing our long-standing relationship with the College,” said Dan Ramos, BOND’s Regional Manager, Providence, Rhode Island. “The new Business School will transform the student experience and support the school’s exceptional program for business education. We are pleased to celebrate this next project milestone that will energize the heart of the Stonehill Campus.”

“Stonehill College is experiencing an amazing transformation period and SLAM is proud to preserve and celebrate the architectural story on campus, complemented by interior spaces that support today’s innovative and collaborative learning styles,” says Neil Martin, AIA, SLAM Design Principal. “We are thrilled that construction has begun on this exciting new building and look forward to the ways it will enrich faculty and student life for the Stonehill community.”

Other past partnership projects on campus include the Thomas and Mary Shields Science Center. BOND also provided construction management services for the Rev. Mark T. Cregan C.S.C. Athletic and Fitness Center at the Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex. SLAM also designed the latest Campus Master Plan, the new Residence Hall and Campus Foot Bridge.