SC OKs $34 million to renovate 3 USC dorms

05/08/2013 8:52 PM

05/08/2013 8:55 PM

State leaders approved $34 million in bonds Wednesday for the University of South Carolina to renovate three dorms just as work is about to begin.

The vote by the S.C. State Budget and Control Board was delayed for two months to answer questions about adding debt at the state’s flagship university.

Work starts next week on the makeover of the Sims, McClintock and Wade Hampton dorms, which have 550 beds. The dorms will be closed for the next school year.

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service