Foundation News & Announcements

MCCC FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ENHANCEMENT GRANTS FOR 2020-21 ELEVEN INITIATIVES RECEIVE FUNDING

Eleven initiatives at Monroe County Community College recently received grant award notification during a virtual awards ceremony hosted by The Foundation at MCCC. The Enhancement Grants Program was created to assist MCCC faculty, staff, and students by providing funding for the development and implementation of innovative projects that support the MCCC Mission. The grants program puts an emphasis on spurring creative and innovative ideas, which have a visible and substantive impact on campus and/or in the community. Read Press Release

MCCC PARTNERS WITH THE DTE FOUNDATION TO HELP STUDENTS IN NEED TO THRIVE DURING AND BEYOND COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College (MCCC) today announced it received a $1,500 grant from the DTE Foundation to bolster MCC’s Emergency Relief Fund, which helps students – including those financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – continue to work toward achieving their educational and career aspirations. Read Press Release

MCCC Faculty and Staff Fabricate Face Shields and Secure PPE Thanks to Donations from Partners and Employees

Monroe County Community College’s new Makerspace facility has been a hive of activity as faculty and staff have been called into action to produce face shields and secure other essential PPE (personal protective equipment) to support the efforts to protect frontline personnel fighting COVID-19. Read Press Release

MCCC MAKES $50,000 IN EMERGENCY SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS TO ASSIST STUDENTS WITH COMPLETION OF WINTER 2020 COURSES DURING COVID-19 SITUATION

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College is making $50,000 in scholarship support immediately available for students who now unexpectedly need financial assistance to complete the current Winter 2020 Semester due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. Read Press Release

ROTARY CLUB OF MONROE ESTABLISHES 60th ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP AT MCCC

The Rotary Club of Monroe recently made a $27,000 donation to The Foundation at Monroe County Community College to fund scholarships in both the short- and long-term. The donation includes $25,000 to establish the Rotary Club of Monroe Scholarship Read Press Release

MCCC RECEIVES LARGEST INDIVIDUAL GIFT IN ITS HISTORY

Monroe County Community College has received the largest donation by an individual in its 55-year history. At a ceremony held today at Monroe County Community College, Gary J. Vajcner, a local businessman and philanthropist, donated $1.1 million to The Foundation at MCCC in memory of his wife, Patricia A. Vajcner, and in tribute to the life they built together. Read Press Release

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