Emerging Anew with New Buses

Posted by painewebmaster | 11/15/2017 01:39 AM

Have you heard the news? Have you seen the new buses? Yes, Paine College has two new buses that hit the road during the month of October 2017.  A fifteen and a thirty-three-passenger bus were recently acquired to further Dr. Jerry Hardee’s vision of Paine College Emerging Anew.  After analyzing the cost for campus-wide travel, administrators noticed that the cost of renting vans was averaging $110 per day each or approximately $150,000 annually.  After consulting with several bus companies, Paine College elected to acquire two buses at a cost of $26 per day or approximately $45,000 annually.  Kevin Howard, Chief Financial Officer at Paine College, stated that this is just the first of many changes to come as the College reviews and scrutinizes the budget looking for cost-savings and improved ways to do business.

The buses are available for use to support all Paine College activities. Paine College Faculty and Staff are invited to reserve the buses by contacting Ms. Shaw Simmons, Purchasing Manager, at 821-8283 or via email: Ssimmons@paine.edu.

The buses will be wrapped in the coming weeks with the Paine College logo and contact information.

Be on the lookout in Spring 2018 for the “Paine College 2018 Spring Recruiting Tour” where the buses will be on the road with President Hardee and Paine College students recruiting at a High School near you.