Gene Polisseni Center
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Name Gene Polisseni Center
Building Number 22
Abbreviation POL
Zone E-6

Gene Polisseni Center (abbreviation: POL) is a 105,000 square feet ice hockey arena located on thr RIT that cost $36 million and will hold 4,500 spectators.[1][2] Construction started with a ground breaking on October 19, 2012[3] during the Brick City Homecoming. The arena opened on September 18, 2014

History

Funding

The initial funding for the Polisseni Center came from J.M. Allain, RIT Alumnus ’03 and President and CEO of Trans-Lux Corp. He made a personal $1 million commitment to the campaign, and Trans-Lux donated two two high definition video boards for the arena.[3]



References

  1. Frequently Asked Questions for RIT's Ice Hockey Arena, RIT Athletics. Retrieved 13 November 2010.
  2. Gene Polisseni Center: Fast Facts, Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 About the Gene Polisseni Center

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