Construction to begin on multipurpose center at Virginia State

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Virginia State University is set to begin construction Friday of a massive new multipurpose center on campus as part of their long-term plan to expand the university and improve the Ettrick area.

The center will be about 165,000 square feet, which includes an arena for sporting events such as basketball and volleyball games, concerts, convocations, graduation, sports tournaments and community events.

The arena will be able to hold 5,100 people for sporting events and 6,100 for stage events.

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