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Facilities: 1970 - 1979

Aerial 1970
Malaspina College on Kennedy Street, Mar. 1970.
Image by Les Englefield courtesy of The Navigator

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Kennedy Street Campus 1970
Malaspina College on Kennedy Street, Mar. 1970.
Image courtesy of VIU Archives



Architect design new campus
Malaspina College's Fifth Street Campus was just an idea in the early 1970s.
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College loses campus bid 1970
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Malaspina College council had its eye on Crown Land at Hammond Bay Road and Hwy 19 for the site of a permanent campus. The possibility was no longer viable when the highways department insisted the gravel at the site was needed for road construction.
Article courtesy of The Vancouver Sun, June 25, 1970


 

1971-1972 Landlease announcements
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Early 1970s headlines re: new campus plans.
Headlines courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press


 

new campus plans 1972
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Malaspina College had its sights fixed on a new and permanent campus on 156 acres of land in Nanaimo on property formerly part of Nanaimo army camp - it is adjacent to where the college's vocational buildings stand.
Image and article courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press Annual Progress Report, 1972

More 1970s facilities articles



Campus model 1973
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A model of the new college campus, 1973.
Image courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press Annual Progress Report, 1973


 

Construction B300 1975
Construction of B300, 1975.
Image courtesy of VIU Archives

More B300 construction photos



Construction B300 1974
Building 1980s

Building 360 (math and chemistry) was built in 1975.
Image courtesy of VIU Archives



Tamagawa Gardens 1979
Tamagawa 1979
Tamagawa Gardens were a gift to Malaspina College from Tamagawa University (Tokyo) in 1978.
Images courtesy of VIU Archives