School Construction


New Early Head Start School to Soon Be Built in Athens, Ga.

Construction crews is set to begin to build an early learning center at Athens, Ga.'s West Broad Street school. The Clarke County School District met with members of the community March 30 to get input on the building plans for the property, which will house an Early Head Start program, designed to serve children from eight weeks to three years old in families who are either at or below the poverty line....


New Health Sciences Center Planned for New York's St. John's University

A $5 million New York State Higher Education Capital Matching Grant (HECap) has been awarded to St. John's University to help finance the construction of a new Health Sciences Center building at the Queens, N.Y., campus....


Centralized Creative Arts School Starts Construction in Fort Smith, Ark.

A centralized location for students in the Fort Smith, Ark., region to learn the arts — a brand new concept in Arkansas — is one step closer to fruition. Community School of the Arts administration and public officials broke ground on the school's $7.5 million Center for the Creative Arts on March 17, thus beginning its construction just north of the U.S....


High-Tech New Jersey College Campus on Fort Monmouth Nears Finish Line

Students should be able to walk through the doors and into the light-filled, high-tech new campus of New Jersey City University (NJCU) in Oceanport beginning this July, said Michael Edmondson, the school's director, during a tour of the facility on March 11....


Plans Approved to Build New Elementary School in Easton, Mass.

The Select Board in Easton, Mass., unanimously voted March 9 to award a $63.6 million contract to Brait Builders Corp. for the construction of the new Blanche Ames Elementary School after the firm was recommended by the local school planning committee....


Donation Helps Fund Construction of New WVU Business School

A multi-million-dollar donation from West Virginia University alumni will benefit the construction of Reynolds Hall, the future home of the school's John Chambers College of Business and Economics. W....


Funds to Upgrade Georgia Tech Athletics Facility Exceeds Goal

Launched in January 2018 with a vision to raise competitiveness across the athletic department, Georgia Tech's $125 million capital campaign was completed with more than $175 million raised. In total, Tech donors exceeded the goal by a hair more than 40 percent according to an announcement made by the university on March 4....


Old Middle Tennessee State University Dorms Being Demoed to Build New Academic Building

Demolition of Abernathy and Ezell halls on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murfreesboro, Tenn., began in February, clearing the way for the new School of Concrete and Construction Management slated to open in fall 2022....


Longwall Expansion Under Way in Walker County

In Walker County, Ala., work is under way on the longwall expansion project of the Alabama Mining Academy at Bevill State Community College (BSCC). The existing mining building already has a working section that simulates coal extraction at the school's Sumiton campus, with the expansion designed to provide new, inexperienced miners a better understanding of longwall coal mining in the state....


Skanska Tops Out Bowden Campus at St. Philip's College

Construction firm Skanska announced that it has reached a significant milestone on St. Philip's campus with the steel topping out of the Bowden Campus Center. The Bowden Campus Center will replace the original building from the 1940s....






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