– Northampton Community College (NCC) today was awarded $500,000 in state funding for a construction project that will enrich learning experiences for students, announced Rep. Ann Flood (R-Northampton).
Flood played a key role in securing the funding through Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).
“I was more than happy to advocate for this building project on behalf of NCC,” said Flood. “Investing in our students who choose to go into trade programs rather than pursue a four-year degree is so important, and this is one way we can support them.”
The grant will go to toward construction of the East 40 Experiential Learning Center, which will be a resource for all NCC disciplines, including the new Food Studies and Food Science programs. The purpose for this building is to enrich place-based, experiential learning opportunities for NCC students and the wider community with hands-on examples and projects. RACP is a Commonwealth grant program administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvement projects.