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An Indoor Groundbreaking For Austin Community College’s Elgin Campus

A forecast of stormy weather didn’t keep groundbreaking ceremonies for Austin Community College’s Elgin campus from proceeding today — but it did force the festivities indoors.

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L.A. Community College District To Fire A Third Contractor

Los Angeles Community College District is cracking down after a Los Angeles Times series found millions of dollars in waste and abuse in the district's $5.7-billion, bond-financed construction program.

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Cosumnes College Starts New Architecture Center

Cosumnes River College broke ground Monday on a new architecture and construction center.

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UCLA Relocates Planned Hotel And Conference Center

The university backs away from knocking down its five-decade-old faculty club, instead opting to level a parking garage to make way for the new facility.

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Jamestown College Building Renovation, Expansion Gets $3 Million Donation

Jamestown College has received a $3 million donation for a project to renovate and expand the building that serves as headquarters for its science and nursing departments.

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Mich. State U Board Of Trustees Approves Three Projects Totaling More Than $45 Million

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved the renovation of Armstrong and Bryan halls, construction of a new state-of-the-art dining hall at Shaw Hall and installation of a new utility distribution system in Brody Complex.

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L.A. Community College District Cutting Ties To Builder, Management Firm

The Los Angeles Community College District is moving to fire an Irvine contractor accused of shoddy workmanship and fraud in the construction of a Valley College classroom complex that became a symbol of problems with the district's $5.7-billion campus rebuilding program.

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Huge Oak Is Being Cut Down To Make Way For Loyola University Expansion

While Loyola University was closed for fall break, work began Monday to cut down a massive live oak estimated to be as old as the Uptown school to make way for the expansion of Monroe Hall. Felling the century-old tree was a last resort, according to university officials.

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Hope College Announces Plans For New Concert Hall, Music Building, Student Center And Art Museum

A new concert hall and music building, a new student center on the site of the present Nykerk Hall and a new art museum are planned as part of a $175 million fundraising campaign for Hope College, said to be the largest in the college’s history.

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Univ of Wisconsin Looks To Spruce Up Hallowed Ground With $100 Million Memorial Union Project

UW-Madison's beloved Memorial Union and the surrounding landscape is scheduled to undergo about $100 million in construction over the next five years.

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