WAYNE - There’s a brand new, state of the art building on the campus of Wayne State College.
It’s the Center for Applied Technology building that opened for classes in January.
Dean of the School of Business and Technology, Dr. Vaughn Benson says the students love the new facility.
"From the comments we hear, the students have said it's a beautiful building, modern in design, and a lot of external light comes into the building. A lot of students want to hangout in it and it's a good building to do that too as well."
Dr. Benson says the building includes two new classrooms and 13 new instructional labs for manufacturing, applied engineering, construction management, computer science, safety management, and robotics.
He says the center serves as the career academy for Northeast Nebraska school districts, introducing thousands of high school students to careers in industrial technology.
A grand opening, public reception is set for Friday from 3 to 6.
Guided tours and equipment demonstrations will also be available.