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Directors’ Office

The Science Center Directors are:

  • Patricia DiBartolo (2013-2016), Faculty Director, and
    Patty is professor of psychology and a Smith alumna. She is responsible for academic matters, including oversight of Science Outreach, STEM Mentoring, and Pre-Health Advising.
  • Margaret Lamb, Administrative Director.
    Margaret is responsible for asset and administrative management, and oversight of the Animal Care Facility, Center for Design and Fabrication, Administrative Assistants Team, Center for Science and Engineering Computing, and Inventory and Regulatory Affairs.

Together, the Directors manage and support about 25 staff members among the seven Science Center units. The Directors’ Column, a regular newsletter for the Science Center community, is available here.

Our vision for the Future: Strategic Planning in the Sciences at Smith

The Clark Science Center Directors’ Office is the information source related to Science Center facilities, administration, and cross-departmental programming. Some of these pages may require that you are on a campus computer to access them.

Science Center Buildings
Building Maintenance, Custodians, Requesting Repairs and Renovations, Joint Projects with Facilities Management Partners, Building Hours, Access Policies
Emergency information, Environmental Health and Safety, Training, Safety Committees
Scientific Equipment
Repairs, Maintenance, Service Contracts, Planning for Replacement, Inventory and Equipment Database, Equipment Scheduler, Research Computer Equipment
Budgets, Grants, and Funds
Finance procedures and contacts, grant contacts, our Science Center HHMI grant, Schultz Foundation grant
Administrative contacts, Introduction to Administrative Assistant Team, Guide to Administrative Life, Purchasing, Scientific Supplies, Stockrooms, Office Supplies, Printing and Copying, Making Sense of Banner
Student Opportunities
Summer research, travel funds for research presentation, competitive fellowships and scholarships, mentoring, pre-health advising, STEM graduate school and career advising, programming