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Tom Apodaca Science Building

WCU has experienced a significant increase in demand for science, technology, engineering and math coursework (STEM), the crucial foundation for 21st-century careers. By providing the space, capacity and technology required for 21st–century teaching, WCU will prepare students for future careers in health care, high-tech manufacturing, natural product development and more.

Project Information

Project Narrative

Project Narrative

In order to meet regional and state workforce needs, WCU must provide efficient pathways for students to attain degrees in high demand areas such as science, technology, engineering, math, and healthcare. 

project scope

NC Connect Project Funding

Funding Information

Through the Connect NC bond initiative WCU will receive $110 million to replace the 1970s-vintage science building. Learn about the Connect NC bond issuance, funding distribution and bond financing.

bond information

 Construction Updates

Construction Updates

Find information related to planning, design and construction, from bidding to final project acceptance. Read announcements and status reports, view renderings and more.


Preparing for the Future

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