HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The University System of Maryland says an expansion of its downtown Hagerstown campus is nearly complete.
The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown (bit.ly/PmdBu4) reports that new classrooms are being built in a former CVS pharmacy near an existing classroom and administration building.
Executive Director Mark Halsey says he hopes for occupancy by mid-October.
Halsey says the building will provide three classrooms for six new faculty members and an additional 90 students.
He says the university system is also considering opening a coffee shop in the complex.
The campus opened in 2005 in a complex of vacant buildings. State officials hailed it as a model of smart growth and an anchor for downtown redevelopment.
Information from: The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown, Md., http://www.herald-mail.com