Peter Grose was elected MCC Foundation president; Yvonne Martin, vice president; Michael B. Lynch Jr., treasurer; and Bethany Silver ’90, secretary.
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The grant, to be managed by MCC Foundation, supports activities within the Health Careers programs such as background checks and CPR training, national credentialing reviews and study guides, licensure exams and even support for student attendance at professional conferences. The Paul L. Jones Trust was established in 1979 to assist higher-education institutions in Connecticut with students interested in medical and health-related fields.
Thirty-eight scholarships were awarded to 36 students. A total of more than $41,000 in funding was awarded, and on average each student received about $1,100.
Manchester Community College Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to fund scholarships for MCC students during the 2021-22 academic year.
New and continuing students enrolled part- or full-time in a credit degree or certificate program are eligible. Each semester, scholarships awarded through the support of MCC Foundation’s many generous donors help hundreds of deserving students achieve their academic dreams.
A resident of Ledyard, he brings 30 years of experience in institutional advancement, higher education administration and teaching, nonprofit management and consulting, and government and politics to MCC.
MCC Foundation starts the year off by acknowledging the collective gifts of more than 80 first-time donors. Their gifts contributed a total of $45,000 in additional funds available to support Manchester Community College students with scholarships and emergency assistance.
The scholarships, managed by MCC Foundation, are based on merit and will be awarded to precision manufacturing students to cover tuition, books and supplies that students are required to provide, such as personal tooling.
This spring Angel Velez, of Hartford, is continuing at Manchester Community College toward his goal of an associate degree, thanks to the personal support of faculty and staff, their belief in his ability to succeed and a Connecticut state grant-supported program designed to enable students to persist.
Members of Manchester Community College’s College Senate elected GEAR UP Coordinator Benjamin Breault to serve as the administrative staff representative to MCC Foundation’s board of directors.