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BHC cuts gauze ribbon for new Veterinary Sciences Center

Veterinary Sciences ribbon cut-2On Oct. 27, 2016, Black Hawk College celebrated the opening of the college’s new Veterinary Sciences Center at the East Campus with a gauze ribbon-cutting and open house.

The one-story facility on the west side of campus opened in August 2016. It consists of a main building with a teaching hospital, auditorium, classroom, two labs, large animal room, conference room, faculty offices, storage and support spaces and a detached animal ward with separate dog and cat sleeping and play areas and an outdoor play area.

The center is home to two new programs — the one-year Veterinary Assisting Certificate that began in Fall 2016 and the two-year Veterinary Technology Associate of Applied Science that will begin in Fall 2017.

Veterinary Sciences ribbon cut-1

Black Hawk College veterinary programs are taught by veterinarians, certified veterinary technicians and specialists in the field. There also are opportunities to work with animals on-site and gain clinical experience.

The $7.85 million project also included a ring road – a new west entry and drive needed to access the center and support future expansion of facilities on the East Campus.

Media coverage:

WQAD – Black Hawk College introduces new veterinary sciences center

Star Courier – BHC unveils new Veterinary Sciences Center at East Campus

WVIK – BHC Celebrates New Vet Sciences Center

 

Last updated 10/28/2016