Strahorn Announces $1.7 Million In State Funds To Sinclair Community College For Full Electrical Grid Upgrade
Lawmaker says funds will replace local college's outdated electrical systems
July 25, 2017
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Minority Leader Fred Strahorn (D-Dayton) today announced the release of $1,791,100 in state funds to Sinclair Community College to help support phase one of a two-phase campus-wide electrical grid replacement project.

“Sinclair Community College is widely recognized as an affordable and innovative education institution in Ohio,” said Strahorn.

Sinclair Community College in Dayton ranks nationally for its academics and offers over 220 programs for their 28,000 students while valuing affordability and small student-to-faculty ratios.

“These upgrades will replace long outdated electrical systems throughout the campus, benefiting students, faculty and staff as the school continues to grow for years to come,” continued Strahorn.  

Original electrical and emergency systems at the institution are over forty years old and past their life expectancy. The new grid replacement project will help conserve energy, costs and ensure a multi-decade lifespan with the support of state funds for construction costs.

“I am very pleased to see these funds used to modernize the systems at one of our premier institutions,” said Strahorn. 

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