Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today the start of the $18 million Second Phase renovation of Alfred State, the SUNY College of Technology’s MacKenzie Complex.
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DASNY Announces Start of $18 Million Second Phase Renovation of MacKenzie Complex at SUNY - Alfred State College
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the next step in the $1.4 billion Vital Brooklyn Initiative to transform the Central Brooklyn region with a new model of community development and wellness to address chronic disparities, such as systemic violence, affordable housing, lack of access to open space and entrenched poverty in high-need communities.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today the issuance of $325 million in bonds for the design, construction, and renovation of science and health care facilities at Columbia, and for other University projects. The financing will, in part, support the growth of an emerging research hub in northern Manhattan.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced work has begun on a $16 million project to renovate Tower Three at SUNY Buffalo State College. The project is part of more than $73 million in capital renovation projects the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York has begun on SUNY campuses statewide. The renovation was financed through DASNY’s SUNY Dormitory Facilities Program, which issues low-cost, tax-exempt bonds supported by student residence hall fees. Construction is expected to be completed in July 2019.
Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $67 Million in Grants to Support Private, Not-For-Profit Colleges and Universities Across New York
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $67 million in grants for capital projects at 39 colleges and universities across New York. The funding comes from the Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program and is awarded by the HECap Board, which provides matching grants to private, not-for-profit colleges and universities for projects that create construction jobs and drive investment in communities across the state.
State Announces Completion of $19 Million Mixed Affordable and Supportive Housing Development in Columbia County
The New York State Office of Disability Assistance, the Office of Mental Health, Homes and Community Renewal, and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York announced the completion of Greenport Gardens Apartments, a $19 million mixed affordable and supportive housing development in Hudson. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the official opening of the 66-unit development, which includes housing for homeless individuals and families with mental illness and low-income individuals and families.
Gerrard P. Bushell, President & CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today New York University issued $593 million in bonds through DASNY.
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph. D., President and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) applauded today a rare deep-sea observation made by Dr. David Gruber, Professor of Biology at Baruch College, and the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center Ph.D. Program in Biology.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Dr. Gerrard P. Bushell, President and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) participated in PENCIL’s Principal For A Day® event at JHS 226 the Virgil I. Grissom Middle School in Queens to support public education and connect students to success.
NYU Tandon Opens First Cleanroom, Advancing Brooklyn’s Position at the Forefront of Science and Technology
BROOKLYN, New York – The NYU Tandon School of Engineering today will preview Brooklyn’s first cleanroom, where scientists and engineers from across greater New York will fabricate advanced materials and devices on the micro- and nano-scale in order to push the boundaries of established scientific principles and future technology. Such fabrication facilities are essential to experiments in nanotechnology, quantum computing, minute biosensors that could revolutionize medicine, ultra-fast electronics, hardware that is secure from hackers, and much more.