Ground Breaking Set for New Child Care Center at SUNY New Paltz
NEW PALTZ -- A ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a new 6,000 square foot Child Care Center at SUNY New Paltz will take place on Tuesday, November 9. Former State Senator Charles Cook, who sponsored legislation that provided the construction funds for the Child Care project, will be on hand for the 1:00 p.m. ceremony. In addition to Cook, a dozen children from the current facility will assist in breaking the ground using their (more suitably sized) shovels.
The Child Care Center is licensed to care for children between the ages of two and four. Preference is given to children of students attending SUNY New Paltz, followed by children of employees, and then children from the community.
The ceremony will take place behind the Student Health Center, located on Southside Loop Road. Access Southside Loop road from either Route 32S or Route 208. Park in the Health Center parking lot.
Specifications for the new center:
Design and construction costs: $1,285,400
Architects: Kevin Hom & Andrew Goldman, Architects P.C. -- New York, NY
Contractor: Ferrari & Sons, Inc. -- Poughkeepsie, NY
Construction time line: Start - November 1999; Occupy - August, 2000
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.