MMC Begins Construction Project

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MMC Begins Construction Project

A ground “blessing” was held to mark the start of construction of the new science center project at Mount Marty College in Yankton. President Dr. Joe Benoit says they need to expand and upgrade their labs and science classrooms…

Benoit says the new center enhances the teaching mission of the college…

Benoit says this first phase of the project will cost about two million dollars, with more to follow…

The new science and botanical facility will be operational at the start of classes in the fall of 2014.

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