VSU Announces Completion of New State-of-the-Art Research and Administration Building For College Of Agriculture

The New MT Carter Annex will be a cutting-edge research and administration building for VSU's College of Agriculture.

Virginia State University is proud to announce the completion of the MT Carter Building Annex, a groundbreaking research and administration building for the College of Agriculture. This approximately 14,000-square-foot facility will significantly expand VSU's agricultural research capabilities while supporting innovation, collaboration, and education within the field.

The MT Carter Annex has state-of-the-art facilities designed to support the university's growing agriculture program. It features multiple research and prep labs, a Test Kitchen with Sensory Testing Booths, a Production, Processing, and Food Development room, Learning Commons, and a reconfigurable Multipurpose Auditorium with seating for up to 120 students.

The flexible floor plan also includes breakout areas with teleconferencing capabilities and multiple collaboration spaces with faculty and graduate student offices. This diverse range of spaces will ensure that students and faculty have access to world-class resources in an environment that promotes modern learning and teaching methods.

"We are excited about the opportunities that the new MT Carter Annex will create for our students and faculty," said Dr. Robert Corley III, Dean of the College of Agriculture. "This building will be a hub for innovation in the field of agriculture for many years to come through its ability to empower students, faculty, and researchers to push the boundaries of knowledge."

The completion of the MT Carter Annex is a testament to VSU's commitment to providing its students with a greater academic experience and equipping them with the skills and knowledge required to thrive in the ever-evolving agriculture industry.