Bowie State Competes for $150,000 in Retool Your School Program

Home Depot to Fund Schools with Most Votes

(BOWIE, Md.) – Bowie State has joined the Home Depot Retool Your School competition to win up to $150,000 to transform an unused space in the Leonidas S. James Physical Education Complex into a modern learning space for student collaboration, study groups and tutoring sessions. Vote Today at  to help BSU win!  

Voting will continue through March 24. The school with the most votes wins. This is an opportunity for all students, faculty, staff, students, parents and friends of Bowie State to pitch in to push BSU to the top of the leaderboard.  

Vote continuously at  as often as you can until the deadline. Be sure to spread the word.  

In the competition among 16 schools, the top 10 are eligible to receive some funding for their project.  

Bowie State’s planned renovation will create a welcoming learning space where students can participate in tutoring sessions and group projects and receive academic support. The space will provide needed resources at the far end of the campus for students who frequently visit the James Complex and students in the nearby residence halls. 

The project includes installation of the latest technology for academic support and learning including computers, monitors, smart boards, digital screens and printers, along with furnishings conducive for collaboration.