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TEXAS COLLEGE’S D.R. GLASS LIBRARY AWARDED $500,000 GRANT FOR RENOVATION

Texas College has recently been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Historic Preservation Fund for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities grant program, funded and administered by the National Park Service within the Department of Interior. This funding is slated for the renovation of the D.R. Glass Library, a historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As one of 18 institutions awarded, Texas College was the only institution in Texas to receive this grant.

The D.R. Glass Library’s renovation includes:

• Upgraded and handicap accessible restrooms.

• State of the art lighting, electrical wiring, internet capabilities, and accessibility.

• An elevator.

• A new roof.

The D.R. Glass renovation project is scheduled to begin this fall.