EMORY, Va. -

Construction continues for a new building on a local college campus.

Emory & Henry College will soon have a new center for the arts. The building is being constructed in the middle of campus. It will be names the Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts.

Emory & Henry Vice President of Academic Affairs, David Haney, said it will benefit the students in those programs

"[It is] mainly for academic programs. We have a very active theatre , music and art program. We have got a close relationship with the Barter and our students shadow their professionals there," Haney said.

The building is slated to open in February 2015.