Harding Breaks Ground At New Science Center

Harding University officials will break ground on a new center for health sciences. The cost of the facility is approximately $9 million.

When: 10 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2012

Where: At the construction site, just east of the Farrar Center for Health Sciences on East Park Avenue.

Details: The 40,000 square-foot, two-story center, scheduled for completion by fall 2013, will house the Carr College of Nursing and the department of communication sciences and disorders.

Carr College of Nursing

  • 30,000 square feet
  • 4,650-square-foot clinical practice center
  • 600-square-foot skills lab
  • Nursing advising center, faculty conference room and administrative offices.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • 10,000 square feet
  • 3,760-square-foot speech clinic
  • 11 child and adult therapy rooms
  • Speech lab and swallow lab
  • 10 faculty offices and a graduate study lounge

Both programs will share an 800-square-foot computer lab and four classrooms, three at 1,000 square feet and one at 1,520 square feet. 


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Hannah Beall

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