In celebration of the African American Methodist Church Founders’ Day, a groundbreaking for Shorter College’s $1.8 million technology hub is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at 1201 East 4th Street in North Little Rock.

“Shorter College is excited to welcome all participants to this monumental occasion, marking a new era in educational technology,” Shorter College spokesman James Cain said in a press release. “We look forward to sharing the transformative impact of the Technology Hub on our campus and the broader community.”

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The technology hub is part of the historic Rock Island Railroad renovation project, funded by a federal Economic Development Administration grant of $1.2 million. 

The building will be equipped with the latest tools and resources, and will include and on-site credit union. Class offerings will include career education and executive training in computer skills. 

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The project is slated to be completed by the fall. 

 

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