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Health Sciences Groundbreaking Ceremony

Bolivia, NC – Brunswick Community College (BCC) began a new chapter in its history today with a formal groundbreaking ceremony for a new Health Sciences building.

The building will be made up of 12,160 square feet of existing space (newly renovated) and 13,750 of building addition. The construction process will take a total of 390 days to complete.  Upon completion, the Health Sciences building will provide an ideal environment for dynamic learning for students entering into the healthcare field.

“We are very excited to begin construction of this building,” said Dr. Gene Smith, BCC President. “By investing in a new Health Sciences building, we are planning for the next generation of education and service to Brunswick County.”

“By devoting additional and more functional space to our instruction of health science students, this in turn helps us provide more well trained healthcare providers for our county’s growing population“ echoed Dr. Lois Smith.

Construction will begin March 25th with completion anticipated early 2020, with the first classes being offered in the 2020 fall semester.

Speakers for the event included Alan Holden, Chair of BCC Board of Trustees; Dr. Gene Smith, BCC President; Dr. Lois Smith; BCC Executive Vice President; Monteith Construction; and Sawyer Sherwood and Associates.

BCC Board Members attending included Dr. Gene Steadman (Vice Chair), Dr. Allen Williams, Doug Terhune, Art Skipper, Sheila Grady, Michael Norton, Susan Carroll, and Bud Thorsen.   County Commissioners attending included Pat Sykes, Mike Forte, Randy Thompson, and Frank Williams.

The $6,050,478 construction project is made possible through partial funding from the Connect NC Bond, as well as Brunswick County.

For additional information, please contact London Schmidt at 910.755.73983 or

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