North Central Missouri College’s Savannah Campus is opening for Phase 1 of the two-phase construction and renovation efforts at their new location in Savannah, MO. This fall, NCMC is launching a “soft opening” for robotics classes, and faculty and staff are moving into their offices. Construction and installation work will continue throughout the fall 2022 semester to prepare for classes starting in January 2023.
“We are excited to open our brand new location, but it will still be a working area for some time,” said Kristi Harris, Chief of Staff. “As we continue to move forward with phase two of the construction plan, install our network systems and continue to remodel, this will be an active construction site until completion. Exciting progress is occurring every week and we look forward to every step of the development of the site.
The first phase of the Savannah campus is complete, with several courses to be offered in January 2023. The second phase is expected to be completed by fall 2023, with a full range of courses and programs offered. For a list of courses offered at the Savannah campus, visit this link. Some of the January 2023 courses include English I, Foundations of Early Childhood Education, Microcomputer Applications, Introduction to Drones, Basic Electricity, Basic Automotive Concepts, college algebra, introduction to behavioral health support, and human anatomy, to name a few.
“The community has been extremely supportive and welcoming,” said Dr. Tristan Londre, vice president of academic affairs. “We wanted to open the doors and start offering classes, even as we finished building the nursing and paramedic labs in the spring.”
Located at 601 US-71 BUS in Savannah, MO, the Savannah location will provide access to the Associate of Arts Transfer Degree and a number of career programs. Transfer courses, along with early childhood education, behavioral health support and robotics will begin in January, with the college planning to add practical nursing, associate nursing, radiological technology, technology surgery, diagnostic ultrasound, industrial maintenance, etc. by fall. 2023.
“This will be an ideal location for the western region of our service territory,” said Chairman Dr. Lenny Klaver. “We are always looking for ways to better serve our students and provide affordable and accessible education to the region. With the opening of the Savannah campus, classes and staff at NCMC North Belt Center will move to the Savannah campus beginning in January 2023. The college plans to move nursing programs currently offered in Maryville to Savannah later. during this year.
North Central Missouri College will have future plans for an open house once construction is complete. For more information on the Savannah campus, visit this link or contact North Central Missouri College at 660-359-3948.
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