The latest: The first phase of St. David’s Leander campus, St. David’s Emergency Center, opened Jan. 2.
What’s next: ACC’s Leander location is scheduled to open for the fall 2018 semester. Construction is expected to be complete in mid-April, ACC spokesperson Jessica Vess said. The campus will cater to general studies and includes a combination of traditional classrooms and hybrid classrooms, or ones with desks and computers, as well as labs for chemistry and biology. The campus will have a 175-seat ACCelerator lab, a library, an outdoor rooftop terrace and community space. According to a press release from St. David’s, the health care system expects to expand its free-standing emergency department into a full-service hospital in a future phase.
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