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North Platte Community College gets new learning center

Various college officials and academic members helped cut the ceremonial ribbon. (Source:...
Various college officials and academic members helped cut the ceremonial ribbon. (Source: Erika Siebring/KNOP-TV). (KNOP)
Published: Aug. 28, 2019 at 6:00 PM CDT
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The North Platte Community College officially broke out not the giant scissors but several small pair. The college hosted a ribbon-cutting earlier today on south campus for the Learning Commons.

Taking about four years to plan and design, the commons is a new support system for students, including a library, tutoring services and testing rooms. Construction started in May and everything was officially moved in a little over a week ago.

Area Director of Learning Centers Bobbi Muehlenkamp said the center has been well-received.

"The reaction from returning students has been great, just to walk in and see their faces light up," Muehlenkamp said.

The Learning Commons opens every weekday at 7:30 a.m.