DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(090221)-WOOD HEALTH SCIENCES GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

 

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DESSA, TEXAS/SEPTEMBER 2, 2021-ODESSA COLLEGE HELD A DAY OF CELEBRATION FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSAY OF OC WITH A GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE NEW WOOD HEALTH AND SCIENCE BUILDING. REPRESENTATIVES OF ODESSA COLLEGE, THE CITY OF ODESSA, ECTOR COUNTY AND UT PERMIAN BASIN WERE AT THE CEREMONY. THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE NEW HEALTH SCIENCE BUILDING WILL HAVE A SIMULATION OF A HOSPITAL FLOOR WITH STATE-OF-THE ART EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY.

(DR. GREGORY WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT-ODESSA COLLEGE)

THE WOOD FAMILY DONATED APPROXIMATELY $7 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PHASE ONE OF THE NEW FACILITY

(DR. GREGORY WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT-ODESSA COLLEGE)

ABOUT A DECADE AGO, ODESSA COLLEGE WAS VERY CLOSE TO BEING DE-FUNDED, THIS CAUSED A PANIC WITH COLLEGE OFFICIALS AS WELL AS CITY OF ODESSA REPRESENTATIVES.

(DR. GREGORY WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT-ODESSA COLLEGE)

THIS WOULD HAVE CAUSED A NEGATIVE IMPACT IN ODESSA’S ECONOMY.

(DR. GREGORY WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT-ODESSA COLLEGE)

ODESSA NATIVE AND COMPOSER GILBERT GALINDO, NOW A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK CITY COMPOSED A SPECIAL FANFARE FOR ODESSA COLLEGE’S 75 ANNIVERSARY AND GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY.

(MUSIC-NAT SND)

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

 

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Author: Danny Barrera