Adrian College Receiving $1 Million Grant From Dow Foundation To Aid In Building Renovation Project

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Renovations to Adrian College’s business and science buildings is getting a $1 million boost in the form of a grant from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation of Midland. The grant will aid in a $12 million project to upgrade the college’s Peelle and Jones halls that’s expected to break ground this spring, college officials said. “Gifts like this one have a resounding impact,” Adrian College President Jeffrey R. Docking said in press release. “We are grateful for the support that it will provide in our continued commitment to build state-of-the-art facilities and offer superior academic opportunities for our students.” The renovations to Peelle Hall will create research, teaching and conference spaces to support the college’s math and science programs. At Jones Hall, the project will provide new facilities for business administration and accountancy, history, political science and economics programs.

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