April 18 marks the official groundbreaking for the first new permanent building on campus since 1979. The Education Building, designed by Urban Works, will be located on the Diamond Head side of campus, adjacent to the Theatre.
The 24,105 square foot building will be home to the Associate of Arts in Teaching, preparing student-centered, culturally-sensitive and community-focused educators. Led by a passionate tram of faculty, the program's vision honors the teaching profession and aspires to inspire future generations of learners.
Featuring classrooms, offices, a community events space and collaborative workspace for students, the building is designed to reduce energy consumption with the goal of attaining LEED Silver certification.
The Groundbreaking ceremony will take place at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, April 18.