The Ohlone College Newark Center for Technology and Health Sciences is a direct outgrowth of Ohlone College’s Educational Master Plan. The Center constitutes approximately 130,000 gross square feet of learning space. Groups represented in the new campus include academic programs such as:
- Health Sciences (Registered Nursing, Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant)
- Biology / Biotechnology Sciences
- Environmental Studies / Science
- Emerging Technologies
- Fitness / Wellness
- General Education
- Learning Resources Center
- One-Stop Center
The Center design creates a “sense of place” through a central social hub as well as connecting corridors featuring ancillary services and amenities. The design incorporates sustainable architecture principles, and is based on LEED® certification. In August 2008, the Newark Center officially achieved LEED® Platinum Certification by the US Green Building Council for environmentally sustainable construction and building operation.
Designed by: Ohlone College Board of Trustees, Faculty, Administration, Staff & Students; Perkins and Will; Conger Moss Guillard Landscape; Alfa Tech Mechanical; Stegeman & Kastner; SHJ Civil Engineering; Turner Construction; and Treadwell & Rollo Environmental Consulting.
Date of Occupancy: December 2007.