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Saturday, 09 January 2010 07:13
Four SLU Projects Awarded Grants By NYS Dormitory Authority
CANTON - The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York has announced that four projects at St. Lawrence University are among 36 capital projects at 22 institutions approved through the Higher Education Capital Matching Grants Program (HECap). The 36 projects total more than $16 million.
HECap funding provides $1 in state support for every $3 raised by eligible institutions.
The four projects at St. Lawrence, approved with $748,882 in HECap grants, are:
•Artificial turf replacement, for a field used by University lacrosse, soccer and field hockey teams, as well as intramural and club sports.
•Refurbishment of Lee, Priest and Gaines residence halls, including flooring, furniture, paint, lighting improvements, restroom improvements and renovations to ceilings and windows.
•Refurbishment of tennis courts, used by men's and women's varsity teams as well as for recreation by students, employees and the community.
•Upgrading of the electrical infrastructure, the final phase of a four-phase project.
St. Lawrence President William L. Fox said, "I'm very grateful for the support of our New York State representatives, Senator Darrel Aubertine, Assemblywoman Addie Jennie Russell and Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava for supporting the University in seeking assistance for these projects.....
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