accreditation last March, pending completion of the new annex.
“Some students in the program are getting hired by clinics even before they graduate,” noted WCC chancellor Doug Dykstra.
The Jan. 31 blessing and dedication were attended by Hawaii’s “first dog” Kanoa and owner Gov. Neil Abercrombie, along with lawmakers, officials, faculty, students and community members.
“I really like it a lot, because it’s a chance for us to have our own facility and actually learn,” said WCC vet tech student Ashley Natividad, “because other buildings are just mainly for, like, science, and this building is specifically for us.”