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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -A celebration was held to mark the construction of a new home for the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies at the University of South Carolina.

The college is expected to move from the Coliseum to the new site in time for fall classes in 2015.

The school expects to nearly double its size through the total renovation of the historic building.

Some 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students will pursue degrees in journalism, advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications studies in the newly renovated building.