Construction on the new student center is expected to start in the spring of 2018 and be completed around the same time in 2019, spokesman Adam Murka said.
“It’s to put a front door on the campus so students know exactly how to go in and get started so they can go out and get the job that they need,” Murka said.
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Sinclair’s board ended its meeting today with an executive session to discuss real estate as well as employment and compensation.
Sinclair officials have been in talks to purchase Far Hills Church in Centerville. The college could spend between $6 million and $10 million on the 40-acre property near Interstate 675 in southeast Montgomery County, officials said in July.
Sinclair has signed a refundable purchase option, giving it first right of refusal on the sale of the property, Johnson has said.