LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) — Faculty and staff at University of Southern Mississippi Long Beach have moved into the new science building, which will open in time for the spring semester in January.
The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/12oNFGR ) the science building is one of four new buildings on campus that will be open when students return.
The science building is a $10 million project and will feature nine teaching and research laboratories, about 20 faculty and administrative offices and an 80-seat instructional classroom in the three-story facility.
Also this month, employees will move furniture and other supplies into the nursing building, as well as Hardy Hall and Lloyd Hall.
Hardy and Lloyd halls are among the oldest buildings on campus and were heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com