Arvada, CO . . . The City Council made their contribution for the Red Rocks Arvada Campus expansion official on Monday night, voting 7 – 0 to grant $1 million towards the $22.5 million project.
“We recognize the tremendous social and economic benefits of having this state-of-the-art facility in our community,” stated Mayor Marc Williams.
Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) broke ground on the expansion project in August. The new Health Sciences Campus will triple the size of the existing Arvada location at 5420 Miller Street, and will house all of RRCC’s health professions programs in one place.
The project is the largest building campaign in the College’s history and will have a lasting economic impact on the community for generations to come.
The Health Sciences Campus will expand access to current high-demand degree and certificate programs while adding new programs for expanding needs and transfer opportunities. This effort will transform the Arvada location into a full-service campus that will accelerate the number of graduates in health occupations such as Physician Assistant, Medical Assistant, Nurse Aide, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Construction will be completed in summer of 2016 in time for fall semester.