The Modern College of Design has submitted a proposal to buy three acres owned by the City of Kettering near the school to potentially build a $10 million student housing development on it.
Jessica Barry, the president of The modern College of Design, said the student housing development would be part of the college’s strategic plan and the first student housing on campus.
Barry said more than half of the college’s students relocate to attend, so already having housing would make the process “more streamlined.”
“When students move here, it’s not as convenient as having student housing, because they have to shop for an apartment. We want to make it so that they can really focus on their studies,” Barry said.
Kettering City Council will consider the land sale on