WBEN Buffalo Business Report - Thursday, October 1st 2020

Paddock Golf Dome Reopens
Paddock Golf Dome Reopens

The Town of Tonawanda says the Paddock Golf Dome will re-open for the season this morning at 9am. Due to COVID guidelines there is limited capacity in the facility and the venue offerings are on a first come first serve basis. Masks are required to enter, but are not required if you're in the driving range stall.

In Allegany County last week, Houghton College announced a 53% reduction in tuition for next year.  In a roundup of colleges conducted by Business First, no other school responding said that a similar move was being considered.  Villa Maria and Medaille College both moved to increase financial aid.

Money magazine has ranked Daemen College as one of the 2020 Best Colleges in America for educational quality, affordability, and student outcomes.

Trocaire College was recently awarded a $674,162 grant through Empire State Development’s Round 2 Workforce Development Challenge.  The funding will be used to expand Trocaire’s Career Reboot program.