Lamar State College-Orange held the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Allied Health Nursing Building on Nov. 1. Construction on the new building is to begin immediately and will provide new, up-to-date labs, equipment and space for the college’s nursing department, as well as new classrooms for general use.

Pictured L-R are: Regent David Montagne; Representative Allan Ritter; Dana Rogers, LSC-O Director of Finance; Corky Harmon, Chairman of the LSC-O Foundation; Dr. Michael Shahan, President of LSC-O; Marsh Ragland, Skanska; Ian Powell, PBK Architects; Jerry Vandervoort, SpawGlass; Gina Simar, LSC-O Director of Allied Health.