Griffo statement on HECap funding for Utica College and Clarkson University

Joseph A. Griffo

July 30, 2019

New York State Senate Deputy Minority Leader Joseph Griffo, R-I-C-Rome, released a statement today following the announcement that Clarkson University and Utica College will receive funding as part of the Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program.

Clarkson University will receive $750,000 for the renovation of the Educational Resources Center Atrium, including the purchase and installation of equipment. Utica College will use the $312,711 in funding for campus-wide improvements to safety and security equipment.

Deputy Minority Leader Griffo’s statement is below:

“This funding will assist Clarkson University and Utica College with important projects that will help both schools continue to provide a premier, quality education to students from around the world in a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment. These grants also will help to grow the already strong presence of both campuses in the Mohawk Valley, North Country and beyond.”

For more information on the Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program, visit