SUNY Potsdam gets $1.9 million in improvements from state authority
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam has received $1.9 million in improvements from the state Dormitory Authority.
About $750,000 went to environmentally friendly upgrades including LED lighting and water-saving devices that have been installed and "low flow" showerheads, toilets and faucets.The remainder was spent on replacement of six high-rise elevators.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo today announced more than $35 million in upgrades to SUNY campuses throughout the state are complete.
The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York completed these projects in time for students to begin the fall semester.
"These upgrades will help ensure New York's world class state university system remains competitive and draws the best and brightest in New York and beyond for years to come," Governor Cuomo said. "With these investments today, we will be creating an environment at SUNY colleges and university to foster New York's next generation of leaders."
The projects were completed with funds derived from residence hall fees. Campus upgrades will allow SUNY schools to continue to compete for top educators, researchers and students from across the globe.
Eleven other SUNY schools also received upgrades through the program.