West Hills College Lemoore Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Visual Arts & Applied Sciences Building

West Hills College Lemoore is thrilled to announce a significant milestone in its ongoing commitment to education and community development. On December 1, 2023, at 9 am, the college will host a groundbreaking ceremony at its campus located at 555 College Ave, Lemoore, CA 93245, to celebrate the construction of the new Visual Arts & Applied Sciences (VAAS) building. This state-of-the-art, 44,382-square-foot facility will serve as a hub for laboratory classrooms, career technical education programs, and nursing and health careers, addressing the growing demand for high-paying jobs in our community.
The VAAS building is set to be a cornerstone in the college's mission to provide students with cutting-edge educational opportunities and practical skills. Modern laboratories will offer students the chance to gain hands-on experience in various fields. At the same time, dedicated spaces for career technical education and health career programs will ensure that the curriculum is aligned with local industry needs, preparing students for in-demand jobs and contributing to the region's healthcare workforce.
"This new building is another significant step forward in our commitment to delivering high-quality education and training opportunities to our students," said James Preston, President of West Hills College Lemoore. "The VAAS building will feature an innovative blend of educational programs in the areas of Health Careers, Information Technology, and Visual Arts that will empower our student and community and enhance our capacity to meet local industry demands."

The groundbreaking ceremony signifies the beginning of a new era for the college and represents a substantial investment in the future of education and the economic vitality of our community.
West Hills College Lemoore welcomes the media, local officials, and the community to celebrate this momentous occasion. The event will take place at 555 College Ave, Lemoore, CA 93245, and attendees are encouraged to RSVP at https://westhills.cc/vaas to confirm attendance. Parking will be available near the Golden Eagle Arena in parking lot A.