BPW ap­proves $18 Mil­lion in grant fund­ing to col­leges

The Dundalk Eagle - - NEWS -

The Ho­gan ad­min­is­tra­tion an­nounced the Board of Pub­lic Works ap­proval of seven cap­i­tal grants agree­ments, to­tal­ing over $18.1 mil­lion, ded­i­cated to es­sen­tial cap­i­tal projects at five higher ed­u­ca­tional or­ga­ni­za­tions.

Five Mary­land higher ed­u­ca­tion in­sti­tu­tions whose mis­sions in­spire and en­cour­age con­ser­va­tion, learn­ing, and per­for­mance through com­mu­nity en­gage­ment were ap­proved by the Board: the Com­mu­nity Col­lege of Bal­ti­more County, Es­sex Cam­pus and Ca­tonsville Cam­pus; the Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, In­dian Head, Md.; Howard Com­mu­nity Col­lege, Columbia, Md.; Fred­er­ick Com­mu­nity Col­lege, Fred­er­ick, Md.; and Gar­rett Col­lege, McHenry, Md.

The over­all ob­jec­tive for the or­ga­ni­za­tions is for the cap­i­tal grant funds to help their or­ga­ni­za­tions ren­o­vate, ex­pand, and/or up­date their ex­ist­ing fa­cil­i­ties to in or­der to am­plify their or­ga­ni­za­tion’s ser­vices.

The Com­mu­nity Col­lege of Bal­ti­more County’s two grants to­tal­ing over $7 mil­lion will help to re­place ex­ist­ing switchgear equip­ment that is crit­i­cal for main­tain­ing their nor­mal op­er­a­tion. In ad­di­tion, the col­lege will ren­o­vate and ex­pand the Es­sex Carol Eustis Cen­ter for Health Pro­fes­sions, which houses the School of Health Pro­fes­sions, the School of Ap­plied and In­for­ma­tion Tech-

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