From the office of Sen. Mike Stack:
State Sen. Mike Stack yesterday presented a significant state grant to Holy Family University.
The $1.3 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital grant will go toward funding the recently completed structural improvements at the university’s library, including replacing windows, heating and air conditioning system and costly interior lights in order to become more energy efficient and reduce electric bills.
“Holy Family is a prestigious and important part of Northeast Philadelphia and the Philadelphia region, and it continues to grow. From the expansion of this campus to the addition of satellite campuses to providing dormitories and more degree options, this institution has come a long way in the past six decades, and I know the future looks even brighter,” Stack said. “The improvements to the university’s library will undoubtedly improve the overall integrity and longevity of Holy Family.”
First constructed in 1967, the three-story, 42,000-square-foot library houses more than 140,000 items including more than 5,000 DVDs and videos. The library also provides access to more than 35 databases and houses the university archives.