University of Memphis Breaks Ground On New Dormitory

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(Memphis) The University Of Memphis celebrated a new chapter in giving students a home away from home.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the University’s new $53 million dormitory Tuesday afternoon.

The new building will replace Richardson Towers at the corner of Patterson and Norriswood, and feature, classrooms, study areas and a room where students can hold programs.

The new dormitory is expected to be complete for the Fall 2015 semester.