Building design plans are on the drawing board and educators are rounding up a list of classes.
The one thing missing during the planning process of the highly anticipated
College officials want to hear from local residents about the campus during an information session at the
"We’re looking for anyone who’s got an interest in the campus," said David Hardin(cqtt), the college’s public information officer. "If we’re getting information that they want a certain type of class we’re definitely not ruling anything out."
College officials hope to break ground on the site late this fall with courses beginning no later than winter 2015.
CFCC currently offers adult continuing education classes at the
"Right now we’re planning on offering some general basic college transfer classes," Hardin said.
Those courses include English, math and history, which will transfer to a four-year college and count toward technical and vocational degrees. The college also plans to offer non-credit courses for "lifelong learners," Hardin said. Officials are considering implementing specific programs including emergency management services and Phlebotomy.
The first building is expected to span anywhere from 8,000 to 12,000 square feet and hold upwards of 12 classrooms as well as offices and administrative space.
"Our primary focus for the
Last year, more than 1,700
"We look forward to hearing directly from the residents about their hopes for the Alston W. Burke Campus and the programs to be offered there," Spring stated in a news release. "We're here for the community and want to make sure we're responsive to the needs of the surf City area."
The meeting will be held from to at the welcome center,