Ohlone Community College District

Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology´╗┐ is leading the way in sustainable design and academic programs with eco-friendly landscaping and other energy-saving features like solar panels, high-efficiency lighting and geothermal heating. Onsite computers show students, faculty, staff members and visitors the results of those energy-saving measures. The college's commitment to the environment and its investment in sustainable technologies has been utilized in several programs, including environmental studies, biotechnology and health sciences.´╗┐

PLANNING: Campus/Land Use Planning
Retained by the District Chancellor and the Board of Trustees as a member of the bond program management team, developed an update of the Fremont College campus plan in order to accommodate a new student services building and a revised entry/ circulation/parking system; and, in collaboration with the design team (MBT, CMG & Arup), developed a new campus in Newark, CA for health sciences and technology. This project was the first LEED Platinum campus in the United States in 2008