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Houston Community College to open new Northline Campus

Ribbon cutting, Open House August 26th

NORTH HOUSTON – Houston Community College Northeast is about to unveil their newest facility, as they hold a ribbon-cutting and open house next Tuesday, August 26. The ceremony is at 10 a.m. at the new building at 8001 Fulton Street.

The futuristic four story building replaces the old building that was part of Northline Mall, but expands the space and the class offerings as well.

According to HCC-NE president Margaret Ford Fisher, students will be able to sign up for classes in Academics for transfer, Dual Credit with high schools, Early College High School, Automotive Technology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Lab Technology, Commercial Truck Driving, Criminal Justice Law Enforcement, Drafting and Design Technolgy, Electronic Engineering Technology, Fire Technology, Fuel Cell Technology, International Business, Instrumentation and Controls Engineering Technology, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Polymer Technology, Process Technology, and Public Administration.

Many of these programs are taught with partners from industry, which lead to job opportunities in the future.

The new building will function in conjunction with the Northeast Campus at I-10 and the 610 East Loop.

In the tour after the ribbon cutting, visitors and prospective students will be able to view the following:

FIRST FLOOR: Welcome Center and Admissions Offices; Financial Aid; Counseling; Testing Center; Cashier; Student Life; Job Placement; Book Store; Art Gallery; Community Room; Security Office.

SECOND FLOOR: Classrooms; Student Terrace.

THIRD FLOOR: Biology Labs; Chemistry Labs; Drafting Lab; Cosmetology; Business Technology Lab; Faculty Workrooms.

FOURTH FLOOR: Library; Learning Resource Center; Computer Lab; Intensive English; GED Program; Adult High School; and Continuing Education.

Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher stated, “That since Northeast College’s inception in 1991, the Northline Campus has grown from 50 students to currently serving over 7,000 students per year. Thus, HCC Northeast is a leader in helping to transform our community. Sincere thanks to the Chancellor and Trustees for their vision and support.”