University of Maryland Eastern Shore Breaks Ground on a New Academic Building

umes-thumbThe University of Maryland Eastern Shore has broken ground on a new 166,000-square-foot academic building that will be the home of its academic programs in aviation science, computer science, and engineering. When completed in 2015, the new building will be the largest on the Princess Anne campus.

The new building is the first new academic building on campus since 2003. It will have an environmentally friendly geo-thermal heating and cooling system. In addition to classrooms, laboratories, and faculty offices, the new building will include conference rooms, a library, media production facilities, and central computing services. The projected is budgeted at $91.5 million.

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