SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Sen. Robert C. Byrd will give the keynote address at the dedication of Phase 2 of the Science and Technology Center at Shepherd College. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Phase 2 and Phase 1 construction of the center was funded by $9 million in federal appropriations obtained by Byrd.
Phase 2, built by Callas Contractors of Hagerstown, houses biology, physical science and chemistry labs. Phase 1, completed in 1995, houses classrooms, study areas, seminar rooms, faculty offices and a greenhouse.
The firm of Ayres-Saint-Gross served as the architect for both phases.