NWCC opens doors to renovated Smithers campus

June 23, 2011

An official celebration to unveil Northwest Community College's revitalized Smithers campus will take place later this summer, but the campus is already open for business. The renovated campus is wheelchair accessible, with expanded learning facilities and improved video conferencing and distance education capabilities. The campus has additional classroom space, wet and dry science laboratories, a multi-purpose shop for trades programs, an expanded library, and a computer lab. The $16.7-million project is one of 40 Knowledge Infrastructure Program projects at PSE institutions across BC. NWCC News Release

Postscript: Sep 30, 2011
Last Friday, Northwest Community College held a street party to mark the official opening of its newly-renovated Smithers campus. The renewal and expansion of the campus was completed in 2 phases; the first was completed in summer 2010, while the second was finished earlier this year. The campus opened to classes for this year's spring and summer sessions. BC News Release | NWCC News Release