New $6 Million JBU Health Ed Building Opens Monday, Ribbon Cutting

JBU Opens Health Education Building Monday

What: Ribbon Cutting ceremony for JBU’s new Health Education Building When: Monday, Aug. 15 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Health Education Building front lawn, JBU’s Siloam Springs Campus

(Park in the Berry Performing Arts Center and Simmons Great Hall lots.) Why: JBU built a 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art health education facility that will house a robust Bachelor’s of Science in nursing program to provide graduates with greater job options and the opportunity for career advancement.

John Brown University will celebrate the opening of the Health Education Building with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 20,000 square foot Health Education Building includes three classrooms, four exam rooms with computer-operated, interactive mannequins that simulate urgent care scenarios, two health assessment labs, a computer lab, offices and study lounges. The building will also house JBU’s nursing program, which launches this fall with over 40 students enrolled and an additional 68 students in the pre-nursing track.

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Ranked No. 2 among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News, JBU enrolls more than 2,700 students from 42 states and 39 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, degree completion and concurrent education programs. JBU offers more than 50 majors, with top programs including business administration, graphic design, engineering, construction management, counseling, teacher education and nursing.