GateWay Community College Archives

SARRC offers independent living classes for adults with autism

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As Arizona families send their children off to school this month, the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), First Place and GateWay Community College are going in a partnership that will allow adults with autism to attend college classes to learn independent living, interpersonal and career readiness skills. Classes started this week. As a result… Read More →

ABA: Commercial Construction Poised for Rebound

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By Mark Minter, executive director, Arizona Builders Alliance Joe DuVall, president, ABA, project executive, Kitchell Sometimes, it looked like the Great Recession was never going to end. Layoffs, shrinking or non-existent margins, projects that bid but never got built all seemed to be the order of the day in recent years. It looks like the… Read More →

Ready For The Rebound!

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As the U.S. and Arizona markets improve, commercial contractors remain optimistic about the pending rebound. In anticipation of that growth, the Arizona Builders’ Alliance (ABA) has retooled its strategic plan to focus on a more modern, streamlined approach to membership services. Founded in 1994, by the merger of the Building Chapter of the Associated General… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth outpaces nation

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by in Bioscience | Economy | Featured | Tech

Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, a new report shows. Since Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap was launched in 2002, Arizona’s bioscience jobs have increased by 45 percent to 99,018 in 2011. Nationally, the growth rate during this time… Read More →

Education: Incubator Building, Gateway

Incubator Building, AZRE September/October 2011
by in Education

INCUBATOR BUILDING Developer: GateWay Community College General contractor: Core Construction Architect: SmithGroup Location: 44th St. and Van Buren Rd., Phoenix Size: 18,100 SF Programmed, designed and built parallel with its sister building (the IEB), the $4M Incubator Building will house research space for start-up companies in bioscience and other emerging technology fields. It is pursuing LEED Silver certification. Subcontractors include Sun… Read More →

Education: Integrated Education Building, GateWay

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INTEGRATED EDUCATION BUILDING Developer: GateWay Community College General contractor: Core Construction Architect: SmithGroup Location: 44th St. and Van Buren Rd., Phoenix, within the Discovery Triangle Size: 137,000 GSF The $34M Integrated Education Building is GateWay’s first new construction in more than 10 years. The 3-story IEB will combine five separate programs traditionally built as stand-alone structures, including a library and… Read More →