“COA-Dare Star Nights, An Evening Under the Stars” this Friday, October 27

By on August 24, 2023

“COA Star Nights, An Evening Under the Stars”

Friday, October 27, 2023, from 7-9 p.m.
COA – Dare, 205 Highway 64 S, Manteo

COA Star Nights are fun and educational events featuring astronomy activities for all ages.  View the craters of the Moon live through various telescopes. Take a guided tour of the constellations and learn about the latest findings in astronomy.

“College of The Albemarle is excited to offer this free family-friendly event to our communities,” shared Lisa Meads, COA Dean of Arts and Sciences. “We had an amazing turnout at last year’s events and we are excited to bring new and exciting activities that inspire STEM education and related careers in our community. Holding the event at all four COA campuses is a great way to strengthen our relationships with families throughout our service area.”

Please visit COA – Dare to enjoy a range of astronomy-themed activities. This is a public event and all are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We have more events scheduled for 2023-2024, COA – Currituck; March 15, 2024, at COA – Elizabeth City; and April 12, 2024, at COA – Edenton-Chowan.  All events begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m.

For more information on “COA Star Nights, An Evening Under the Stars,” contact Todd Krueger at 252-335-0821 ext. 2323 or todd_krueger@albemarle.edu. Please follow College of The Albemarle’s Facebook page for event updates due to weather or other necessary schedule changes.


Barnhill Building Group has been selected as the Construction Manager @ Risk by the College of the Albemarle and is seeking to pre-qualify construction trade contractors to submit bids for the furnishing labor, materials, equipment, and tools for the new College of The Albemarle – Allied Health Sciences Simulation Lab (COA Health Sciences) located in Elizabeth City, NC. Please note: Only subcontractors who have been prequalified by Barnhill will be able to submit a Bid.

The project consists of the new construction of a 38,000-sf, 2-story expansion to the existing Owens Health Sciences Center and will house classrooms, labs, and a simulation lab. The site is just over just over 4.5 acres and is located on an active campus. This new construction will be a steel structure with a brick and metal panel veneer, curtainwall, and storefront glazing with a PVC roof membrane.

Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages:

BP0100: General Trades

BP0105: Final Cleaning

BP0390: Turnkey Concrete

BP0400: Turnkey Masonry

BP0500: Structural Steel & Misc. Steel

BP0740: Roofing

BP0750: Metal Panels

BP0790: Caulking / Caulking

BP0800: Turnkey Doors/Frames/Hardware

BP0840: Glass & Glazing

BP0925: Drywall

BP0960: Resilient Flooring

BP0980: Acoustical Ceilings

BP0990: Painting & Wallcovering

BP1005: Toilet Specialties / Accessories / Division 10

BP1010: Signage

BP1098: Demountable Partitions

BP1230: Finish Carpentry and Casework

BP1250: Window Treatment

BP1400: Elevators

BP2100: Fire Protection

BP2200: Plumbing

BP2300: HVAC

BP2600: Turnkey Electrical

BP3100: Turnkey Sitework

BP3290: Landscaping

Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically underutilized business firms are encouraged to complete participation submittals.

HUB/MWBE OUTREACH MEETING: Barnhill Building Group will be conducting a HUB/MWBE Informational Session. You are encouraged to attend the following session to learn more about project participation opportunities available to you. These seminars will help to: Learn about project and scope; Inform and train Minority/HUB contractors in preparation for bidding this project; Assist in registration on the State of North Carolina Vendor link; Stimulate opportunities for Networking with other firms. Location and time TBD. Please visit our planroom at https://app.buildingconnected.com/public/54da832ce3edb5050017438b for more information.

Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals, by July 22, 2024, to Meredith Terrell at mterrell@barnhillcontracting.com or hardcopies can be mailed to Barnhill Contracting Company PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612).


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