Coppin State to Build New $80 Million Science and Technology Center

coppinCoppin State University in Baltimore will break ground next week on its new $80 million Science and Technology Center. The 150,000-square-foot facility will house academic departments in biology, physics, chemistry, and environmental science. In addition the facility will support programs for dentistry, medicine, and pharmacy training.

Patel Maqbool, associate vice-president for administration and finance at Coppin State, stated, “The new Science and Technology Center reflects a remarkable transformative power at Coppin, the new state-of-the-art-facility will enable access to cutting edge, high performance sciences and technology education that would allow the wide range of teaching, learning, and research activity. It is designed to integrate fields of study with high social and community impact, a major addition to our beautifully growing urban campus.”

Dr. Maqbool adds, “Coppin students will have competitive access to a learning environment, so crucial for their academic and professional careers. The STC not only impacts the student body but also contributes to economic development, sustainable environment, and quality of life in West Baltimore.”

The building is expected to be completed by the spring 2015 semester.

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