Rep. Ashford Announces State Support For Owens Community College Renovation Project
Says funds will help modernize school's College Hall
February 07, 2017
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State Rep. Michael Ashford (D-Toledo) today announced the release of $217,040 in state funds to Collaborative Inc. of Toledo to complete the facility and design master plans for the College Hall Renovation project at Owens State Community College (OSCC). The state funding was approved this week by the state Controlling Board, a panel tasked with oversight of state spending. 

“The innovative ideas and visions of Collaborative, Inc. have helped to provide safe, efficient learning environments for students and employees at many of Ohio’s higher education institutions,” said Ashford. “The renovation of College Hall will help Owens Community College provide modern facilities that allow students to learn the skills they need to be successful.” 

Built in 1971, College Hall houses a wide variety of resources for the student community, such as the college bookstore, OSCC dining area, admissions offices, financial aid, advising offices and a few academic classrooms. The release of funds will help to cover fees needed for Collaborative Inc. to establish the master plan for the facility and redesign of College Hall for phase one of this ongoing project.

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