The Peralta Community College District celebrated a historic groundbreaking ceremony for the new Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Center at Merritt College. The new building is one of the most advanced science centers at a community college in California. A letter from President Obama acknowledging the grand opening was read as part of the ceremonies celebrating this new building.
The building includes cutting edge technology and the latest in sustainable, or green, building advances. The 107,292-square foot building will house Merritt College's sciences, genomics, nursing and nutrition departments.
For the full speech, please check out P-SPAN #464: https://youtu.be/aKKAHb65oWI
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