DASNY Press Releases

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced the completion of Marist College Steel Plant, a state-supported renovation and expansion of a former steel fabrication plant in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County. The new facility will serve as a fine arts and fashion hub dedicated to business and career development. ESD provided $2.5 million in grants through the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council (MHREDC) and the project has also been awarded an additional $491,000 in funding from the Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program (HeCap) board, which is administered by the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY). The project supports the success of New York’s holistic economic development strategy for revitalizing downtowns and reinforcing placemaking throughout the state.
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today DASNY and The Arc New York (NYSARC, Inc.) closed on a $7.03 million transaction. This is the first transaction of a larger $20 million tax-exempt equipment lease authorization for The Arc New York to acquire adaptive equipment and specialized vehicles for individuals with disabilities, as well as finance information technology equipment upgrades.
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., President and CEO of The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today that DASNY’s headquarters in Albany has been certified as LEED-EB (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Existing Building) Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
In all of the United States, there has never been a tribute to the hundreds of courageous American servicemen and servicewomen of Dominican heritage who fought for the freedom of their country and the world during World War II. Until now.
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) today announced the opening of the Champlain Valley Family Center Recovery Campus, a new residential detox and rehabilitation facility in Clinton County. The site, in Schuyler Falls, will have 18 withdrawal and stabilization beds, also referred to as detox beds, and will also provide residential treatment. This opening is part of Governor Cuomo’s efforts to expand treatment and rehabilitation services in the North Country. The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services contributed approximately $3.5 million in capital funding for this project, and is providing $720,000 in annual funding to support operation of the facility.
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today nearly $10 million in upgrades have been completed at SUNY Buffalo State, Alfred State College, and the University at Buffalo. The work is part of approximately $31 million in upgrades to SUNY campuses throughout New York State that was completed by DASNY during the summer months – ready in time for students to begin the fall semester.
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today that $1.1 million in upgrades have been completed at SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Utica campus and $820,000 in upgrades have been completed at SUNY Oneonta. The work is part of approximately $31 million in upgrades to SUNY campuses throughout New York State that was completed by DASNY during the summer months – ready in time for students to begin the fall semester.
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph, D., President & CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today more than $8.9 million in upgrades have been completed at SUNY Purchase College and SUNY Delhi. The work is part of approximately $31 million in upgrades to SUNY campuses throughout New York State that was completed by DASNY during the summer months – ready in time for students to begin the fall semester.
SUNY Geneseo President Denise A. Battles and Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) will host the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of Red Jacket Dining Complex. The ribbon cutting will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. The event will take place during SUNY Geneseo’s Homecoming and Family Weekend. A brief reception will be hosted at the Twisted Fork station with the dining complex.
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., DASNY President & CEO, announced today the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) has completed a $15 million project to improve Macomb and Mason Halls at SUNY Plattsburgh. This project is part of roughly $59 million in capital renovation projects DASNY is completing on SUNY campuses statewide.