The school celebrated the groundbreaking for its new Center Building, which is part of a $35 million remodeling project.
The Center Building, home to food services, the campus library, and book store, has gone largely unchanged since it was built 50 years ago. In all, more than 100,000 square feet of space will be remodeled or added.
“Not only to transform student’s lives by giving them all of the resources that they need to be successful, but also to transform the campus by taking down the concrete terraces and opening up the building to the campus,” said Mary Spilde, president of Lane Community College.
The Titan Book Store will reopen in a new location in time for next winter term. The entire remodeling project is scheduled to be completed by January 2016.