New Health Professions Center Groundbreaking Jan. 25

The college community is invited to attend the groundbreaking for the new Health Professions Center on Tuesday, Jan. 25, in the T-Building Conference Center.

The groundbreaking ceremony begins at 4 p.m. in the conference center, followed by a reception at 5 p.m.
RSVP to Tracy Theard at ext. 2352 or if you’d like to attend.

The Health Professions Center will be constructed in the open area north of the existing T-Building. Ongoing projects include the Automotive Tech expansion, Natural Sciences expansion and renovation, new Campus Center, new Facility Services Building, City Center Campus/White Store demolition, and the natural areas restoration.

Highlights of the building, which is expected to be completed in the fall of 2013, include:

  • Incorporate new and future technologies, especially in simulation centers
  • Create realistic spaces that will advance student learning, including an Emergency Services apparatus room with space for a fire truck and ambulance
  • LEED certification
  • Increase offerings for professional development/continuing education

For more information on master plan projects, visit

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