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N.C. Central Breaks Ground On New Science Building

Posted September 30, 2005 7:24 a.m. EDT

— N.C. Central University capped off a busy week with a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday.

Construction crews broke ground on the university's new science building.

The building will house BRITE, the Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise.

The $36 million science building is named in honor of Dr. Mary Townes, a donor and former biology professor.