John Wood Community College is celebrating exceeding the fund raising goal in its Serving the Southeast Campaign.

At a donor recognition reception Tuesday, the John Wood Foundation announced they had raised nearly $216,000 to fund equipment, technology and furnishings for its new Southeast Education Center north of Pittsfield.

In addition to classrooms and offices, the expanded facility includes a community activity center, a cyber lounge and a student center.

There will be a dedication and community open house for the new facility August 10th. Fall classes will being at the new Southeast Education Center August 21st.