January 1, 2020 – Orange Coast College celebrated the groundbreaking for the new Language Arts and Social Behavioral Sciences Building. The 3-story structure houses instruction in modern, flexible spaces. 46 smart classrooms and 9 interdisciplinary computer labs, Journalism newsroom, indoor/outdoor Anthropology Lab, comfortable ‘sticky spaces’ along hallways and lobbies, quiet courtyards and active plazas bring light and views into the building. Paired with the Sciences Building, it forms a major hub for interdisciplinary learning in the heart of the campus activity, close to student support services. Scheduled to be completed September 2021.