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Bess & Frank Gladhill Learning Commons: Timeline

A place to find and communication surrounding the creation of the FCC Learning Commonsall of the research, planning documents, and more !

Preliminary Timeline for FCC Learning Commons Project

2014 - 2016
Summer 2014

June 5th - Goals/Mission draft sent out to Steering Committee for comment as well as Survey results.

June 13th  All site visits scheduled by this date. Visits should be concluded by the end of June.

End of June/Beginning of July - After site visits do a meeting debrief to talk about them as well as a preliminary discussion about the wishlist.

Week of July 25th - Meet to discuss wishlist priorities.

July 29th - Faculty survey is sent out. Will obviously need to have meetings beforehand to determine survey questions and logistics.

August 11th- Preliminary Faculty Survey results review and Learning Commons Design Meeting (Part I)

August 21st- Fall Convocation Presentation

August 27th- Faculty Survey final results reviewed and Learning Commons Design Meeting (Part II).

Fall 2014/Spring 2015
September 29th - October 1st:  Learning Commons: Layout Review
October 2nd - All college-wide requests are reviewed by PAS

October - PSR Created and Submitted to PAS

November/December - Submit plan to Board for Approval

Mid-October to Early-April - Design the space. Meet with Facilities, involve students and faculty for input/feedback

March 2015 - Submit budget plan to Board for approval

April 2015- Continue discussions for final design

May - June 2015 - Submit for bid

Summer/Fall 2015

June - December 2015- Library services, Tutoring services, and Writing Center consolidate in the current Writing Center space as construction on the new Learning Commons begins.  Resources will be relocated for the Summer and Fall semesters.

January 2016

FCC's new Learning Commons opens for business!


June 2017

Named Bess & Frank Gladhill Learning Commons



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