Calhoun Community College Gets $1.5M Grant for Auto Tech Facility
April 12, 2018—Calhoun Community College in Tanner, Ala., is getting money to build a facility to help students get an education in auto service and repair, reports WAAY-TV.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration announced Wednesday that Calhoun will receive a $1.5 million grant to help build the Automotive Technology Program Facility on Calhoun’s Decatur campus.
The 23,400 square-foot building will cost about $7 million and will train students for a career in the auto service and repair industry. Calhoun officials estimate the center will create 219 jobs and generate $32 million in private investment.