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New Science, Engineering, Technology Building to Prepare Students for Jobs of Future

Features Include Engineering Build Room, Cybersecurity Lab, Rooftop Telescope

With employment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields projected to grow faster than average compared to other occupations, businesses will be challenged to fulfill their workforce demands. Opening at this critical time, the new Science, Engineering, and Technology Building at Howard Community College will prepare students to meet the need for STEM professionals. At 145,300 square feet, the building features innovative instructional spaces and modern advances in laboratory design. Among its many features are a two-story engineering big build room, four-story physics drop zone, digital fabrication/three-dimensional printing room, rooftop telescope observation, and labs for biology, computer forensics, cybersecurity, genetics, horticulture, and microbiology. The $76.7 million building was funded by the state of Maryland and Howard County.

WHO:              

Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford
President Kathleen Hetherington, Howard Community College
Board Chair Mamie Perkins, Howard Community College Board of Trustees
Maryland Senator Gail Bates, Delegates Eric Ebersole and Clarence Lam
Howard County Councilmembers Jon Weinstein, Calvin Ball, Jen Terrasa
Other Howard County elected officials, business and community leaders
Howard Community College faculty, staff, and students

WHAT:

Celebrate new Science, Engineering, and Technology Building at Howard Community College with ribbon cutting and tour of facilities.

WHEN:

Monday, August 21, 2017, at 8:30 A.M.

WHERE:

HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Science, Engineering, and Technology Building
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044

The ribbon cutting will take place in front of the Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) Building. View our Campus Map.

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