WHAT: Groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for the new
Theresia M. Heyden Hall for Nursing and Allied Health at the Oceanside Campus.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 9 a.m.
WHERE: MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Please park in Lot 5A and head to the north end of the lot. View map | Get directions
The new structure will provide training facilities, simulation spaces, including patient and operating rooms, and hands-on skills labs and classrooms outfitted with the latest healthcare technologies to support degree and certificate programs for several in-demand healthcare fields, including Nursing, Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health Education, and careers in Medical Administrative Professional fields.
The 20,450 square-foot facility is named for Theresia M. Heyden, who was a long-time Oceanside resident and philanthropist.
The $26.1 million Allied Health facility will include several unique design features:
HMC Architects and Balfour Beatty Construction serve as the Design/Build team for the project. It will be part of the Oceanside Campus’ new Health and Wellness Academic Hub, including a new gymnasium complex, and a Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition Studies (KHAN) Building.
Construction is expected to be completed in fall 2023. It is funded through MiraCosta’s capital improvement program using funds from Measure MM.
Theresia M. Heyden Hall for Nursing and Allied Health Project Partners
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District has served the coastal North San Diego County area for over 80 years. More than 19,000 credit students annually in over 70 disciplines enroll in associate degrees, university transfer and workforce readiness certificate programs. The college also serves over 7,000 students a wide spectrum of educational needs in the region ranging from programs for adult education, community education, basic skills, and ESL to a California Community College pilot program offering the nation’s first baccalaureate degree in biomanufacturing. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), veteran and military supportive institution, and Achieving the Dream Leader College, MiraCosta College fosters the academic and holistic success of its diverse learners within a caring and equitable environment to strengthen the educational, economic, cultural, and social well-being of the communities it serves. MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community