Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — CBS 17 is digging deeper into Durham Technical Group Faculty’s enlargement plans.

Voters handed a $112.7 million bond referendum that may pay for brand new life sciences and well being care buildings on campus.

When speaking in regards to the life sciences facility, Durham Tech President JB Buxton tells CBS 17 it’s going to mimic what the Triangle’s biotech amenities are doing with vaccines and different medicines.

“This going to be a excessive tech, excessive contact in particular person palms on coaching atmosphere,” Buxton mentioned.

The brand new healthcare facility will do the identical, specializing in what it’s worthwhile to know if you wish to be a nurse or medical assistant, amongst different jobs. The faculty is getting enter from Duke Well being, UNC Well being and different healthcare firms earlier than they construct.

The bond will even pay for future enlargement on the Durham campus, which might embrace extra classroom area or baby care.

“As a public establishment, we’ve acquired to undergo the bid course of to do that. However we’ve acquired to convey our architects and our development firms on board,” Buxton mentioned.

Faculty leaders inform CBS 17 if all the things goes in accordance with plan, these new buildings might be completed by late 2024 or someday in 2025.

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