Illinois Governor Pat Quinn made a stop in the area on Tuesday, delivering $23 million in funding for Science Building renovations on the SIU-Edwardsville campus. The money will help complete the renovations on the nearly 50 year old building which will soon connect to the new science building. Quinn was joined by SIUE Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe and SIU President Glenn Poshard.
Poshard says the funding will go a long way to advance the sciences at the school:
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Poshard says once complete, the new and renovated buildings will have enough space to allow SIUE to begin renovations on its other classroom buildings.