Godwin Memorial Library
As of August 2017
The duct work for the old heating and cooling system has been completely removed. The installation of the duct work for the new unit is being installed. New energy efficient lighting will be utilized for both the Testing Center and the Godwin Memorial Library. The old lighting fixtures consisted of 88 bulbs that will be replaced with new LED lighting fixtures. There will be 24 of these LED fixtures in the library. The outer and surrounding areas will also be upgraded to LED fixtures. This new energy efficient lighting will have a total wattage savings of 58.9% or 6,240 watts.
As of August 2017
Photos are artist rendition and subject to change
Architect, J.K.F Architecture has been hired and plans for the project have been discussed.
VOLT Center – Workforce Development
Craven Community College Workforce Development (WFD) will use a portion of the space as a Regional Workforce Development Training Center. WFD will offer hands-on training, certifications and other classes at the VOLT Center in areas such as small engine repair, manufacturing, and food service.
Mark Stevens, City Manager for the City of New Bern, said the VOLT center will, “facilitate business growth and retention for the City of New Bern”. The VOLT center ground breaking marks the beginning of a training center and Makerspace for the community. The facility will contain training areas for Craven Community College’s Workforce Development programs, an incubation kitchen, and Makerspace where individuals can come together to share ideas, experience, and projects.
The new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Building will be located on the Havelock Campus. It will provide the infrastructure needed to educate and prepare students for high-demand, STEM-related careers. J.K.F. Architecture has been hired to create the plans for the new STEM building.