Mayor Bowser stopped by the Bertie Backus campus of University of the District of Columbia on Monday to celebrate the official opening of a new wing. This ribbon-cutting ceremony marks the expansion that will increase an additional 1,100 students, 13 additional classrooms and labs and it will expand the courses that are offered.
UDC has several campuses in different Wards in DC. In Ward 5 there is UDC-CC Backus (Building 54). In Ward 6 there is UDC Community College Center Campus (Building 53). In Ward 7 there is UDC-CC Shadd. In Ward 8 there are two campuses, UDC-CC PR Harris and United Medical Center.