WARREN, Michigan — Wayne State University is celebrating its new $12 million Advanced Technology Education Center in Warren.
A ribbon-cutting and reception marking the facility's grand opening is set for Thursday.
ATEC marks Detroit-based Wayne State's third location in Macomb County. It joins the WSU Macomb Education Center and University Center-Macomb, both of which are in Clinton Township.
The Advanced Technology Education Center is home to engineering and engineering technology, instructional technology, computer science and business academic programs.
The 40,000-square-foot facility has classroom and teaching space for 900 students. It formerly was a Farmer Jack grocery store.
Wayne State offers 370 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 28,000 students.