Work is beginning on a nearly $40 million construction project at West
Officials broke ground Wednesday for the College
of Physical Activity and Sport
Sciences, or CPASS, and a Student Health and Wellness facility. Construction
should be finished by spring 2014.
President Jim Clements says it's a big step toward making
WVU a healthier campus.
The college will be 73,000 square feet and include eight
classrooms, an athletic training room and lab, a fitness room and a computer
The Student Health and Wellness center will be almost 51,000
square feet and will also house the Carruth
Center for Psychological and
Psychiatric Services. It will have 23 exam rooms and a pharmacy.
The buildings are near the Student
and part of a $250 million construction plan.
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