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Coe College receives large gift for building renovation

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- The National Science Foundation has awarded Coe College nearly $5 million to renovate one of its buildings. 

The Cedar Rapids institution will receive a $4.7 million grant from the NSF to renovate Peterson Hall of Science.  Construction is set to begin next summer.  The grant is one of up to 10 awards in the $2-5 million range awarded to colleges and universities conducting scientific research. 

College officials say they are in the process of raising another $4 million to help pay for the $8.7 million project.

Online AnchorBob Waters

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