Chandler-Gilbert Community College broke ground for the multi-use Coyote Center on March 22, 2013. The new 74,859-square-foot facility will be among only a few in the nation to blend athletics and academics with enrollment and student services, contributing to the success of every student attending the campus.
Representatives of the three cities the college serves (Chandler, Gilbert and Queen Creek) attended the event as well as members of the governing board of the Maricopa County Community Colleges District (MCCCD) who approved the construction of the building.
CGCC President Linda Lujan noted that it takes a community to raise a building referring not only to the many individuals and companies essential to the building’s design and construction but to the surrounding community’s backing of the construction of the building through their approval of the 2004 bond measure, which covers $28.6 million of the projected $30.8 million budget.
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