THE CLARE & GLADYS WOLF HIGH-TECHNOLOGY CENTER
IRSC Chastain Campus
2400 SE Salerno Road
Stuart, FL 34997
Phone: (772) 419-5700
The Clare & Gladys Wolf High-Technology Center at IRSC Chastain Campus provides a highly sophisticated, affordable setting for educational, entrepreneurial, and economic development activities in Martin County and a Conference Center for business and community use. The 37,000 square foot Center greatly enhances the College's ability to expand course offerings in the latest technologies, environmental studies, health sciences, and other fields. Utilizing video conferencing, high-speed network infrastructure, shared multi-media resources, and wireless connectivity from inside and outside the building, its conference and meeting facilities link businesses and organizations across the globe.
Leading from the Dr. W. Hinson and Grace Keller Jones Reception Hall is the Business Conference Center which features the 200-seat Susan H. Johnson Auditorium with an adjacent catering kitchen; the Al and Pat Olofsson Veranda, ideal for breaks and receptions; the Strategic Planning Center bracketed by three breakout rooms, including the Wachovia Foundation Breakout Room and the Herbert H. Yardley Breakout Room; the Seacoast National Bank and Trust Office Systems Technology Lab, multi-purpose classrooms, and computer lab. Both the Johnson Auditorium and Strategic Planning Center are available for business meetings, conferences, and corporate training sessions. With a fully integrated electronic distribution system, the Auditorium features video conferencing through the Internet. State-of-the art video projection allows for displays on six screens simultaneously. Smart boards, DVD/CD players and laptops create a highly versatile multi-media environment for presentations. As an aid to business groups using the facility, technology in the Strategic Planning Center facilitates a complete set of printed plans at the end of a planning session.
The facilities are fully equipped with technical support, lighting, and sound options, and sophisticated technology, including satellite downlink reception, video transmission, "Smart Boards", plasma screens, digital document cameras, multiple LCD projectors, Pentium 4 computers, VCR/CD Rom/DVD, wireless internet access, electronic multi-media podiums, and superior sound system. The Wolf High-Technology Center is named in honor of the late Clare R. Wolf and his wife, Gladys Wolf, who for more than a decade contributed generously in support of IRSC, its students, faculty, and the community. Rooms within the Wolf High-Technology Center have been named in recognition of major contributors: the Susan H. Johnson Auditorium, the Al and Pat Olofsson Veranda, the Wachovia Foundation Breakout Room, the Herbert H. Yardley Breakout Room, the Dr. Charles Falcone Computer Science Classroom, the Calusa Creek Tree Farm and Ranch Information Technology Lab, the Dr. W. Hinson and Grace Keller Jones Reception Hall, and First National Bank and Trust Office Technology Systems Lab. The Louise M. Troost Faculty Lounge is also available to faculty and staff. The Wolf High-Technology Center provides far-reaching educational benefits for Martin County residents by providing a highly sophisticated setting for education and community development. This new $6.6 million state-of-the-art facility continues the expansion of the Indian River State College Chastain Campus in Stuart, supporting its growth and development as a major campus and multi-faceted hub for higher education and introducing new business and technology opportunities for Martin County.