By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun
2:44 PM EDT, June 17, 2013
Local officials gathered Monday in Owings Mills to celebrate the opening of a new campus of the Community College of Baltimore County.
The college opened in the County Campus building at the Metro Centre, a transit-oriented development. The building also houses the county's largest library branch, which opened in March.
"Bringing the community college and public library together into one County Campus building creates a learning center with shared resources," Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said in a statement.
Enrollment in the Owings Mills area exceeds the capacity of the school's extension center in the area, according to CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis.
Classes at the campus start July 8. County officials say the facility features includes 17 classrooms, 12 computer labs, three corporate training rooms, as well as a science, art and hospitality lab.
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