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New Champlain College building in the works

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A new building at Champlain College is in the works.

Officials broke ground on the new communication and creative media center on Maple Street in Burlington. The new building will have studio space, computer labs and a soundstage. It's part of the college's master plan, which is to have a building for each academic division. The college is hoping to provide state-of-the-art equipment for students and more space to work.

"With this new building we will not only remain competitive, but we will lead the way through our program offerings, internship opportunities, global engagement and our network of alumni and industry partners," said Paula Willoquet-Maricondi of Champlain College.

The $25 million building will also serve as hub for student services and an entrance to the campus. It is expected to be completed by August 2015.

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