UMW’s Dahlgren Campus to Open in January


The University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus Center for Education and Research will officially open on Tuesday, January 3. The university’s third campus is designed to support the advanced educational needs of the professionals on and near the Naval Support Facility (NSF) Dahlgren. Located just outside NSF Dahlgren in King George County, the 27-acre campus has been under construction since the summer of 2010. The Dahlgren Center will serve as an anchor for the development of educational and research partnerships between the Navy base, higher education institutions and the region’s employers. The Dahlgren campus will centralize the graduate science and engineering programs currently offered by state institutions on the Naval base and will provide the site for additional educational offerings and workforce training as well as research initiatives. In addition, the facilities will be available for lease for public and private educational and professional events. “This is a … [Read more...]