South Carolina State University Opens Its New Engineering and Computer Science Complex

SCSU BuildingSouth Carolina State University, the historically Black educational institution in Orangeburg, recently opened its new Engineering and Computer Science Complex. The 86,500-square-foot building, built at a cost of $24.5 million, includes state-of-the-art classrooms, research centers, laboratories, offices, and academic support spaces.

The new complex houses the departments of civil and mechanical engineering technology, mathematics and computer science, and industrial and electrical engineering technology. The complex also includes the Center for Energy Studies and the Center for Modern Manufacturing.

Cynthia Warrick, interim president of the university stated, “This new facility serves as an integral part of student learning outcomes and hands-on training capabilities, which in turn provides our students with the necessary tools they need to thrive and compete on a global level. We also want to provide opportunities for collaboration with private and public partners to provide research experiences for our students and faculty.”

 

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