AT&T Donates to Southern

For Immediate Release - Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announced today that AT&T made a $10,000 contribution for scholarships as part of the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation's Vision 2020 Major Gifts Campaign.

Southern Foundation Scholarship Reception

The Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation, Inc. held its Sixth Annual Scholarship Honor Reception on April 17, 2014 at the Chief Logan Lodge and Conference Center. The Scholarship Honor Reception honors scholarship donors and recipients. The Southern Foundation proudly recognizes donors and others who serve as contacts for Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s scholarship awards and honors the accomplishments of many talented scholarship recipients. During the 2013-2014 academic year, 262 students received scholarships totaling $336,432.62.

Cliff Natural Resources Funds New Scholarship

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College and the Southern Community College Foundation, Inc. announced today the establishment of a new scholarship program.

Ellucian Technology Donation to Southern Foundation

Scholarship support through Ellucian Technology Management Advantage program was recently presented to the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation Vision 2020 Major Gifts Campaign. Gary Holemen, Chief Information Office at Southern and David Buck, General Manager at Ellucian, presented the check to Ronald E. Lemon Vice President for Development and Southern Foundation Liaison, and Dr. Debra Teachman, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Services.

Foundation Annual Meeting Held

The Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation recently held their Annual Board Meeting. The meeting was opened by Southern Foundation President George Kostas. Vice President Eddie Canterbury detailed the financial position. Election of new officers and the review of amended and approved policies were a focus of the business portion of the meeting. First Lady/President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin provided the Major Gifts Campaign update. Southern Medical presented a pledge and LB&T renewed their commitment to the Foundation. A special presentation was made to Rev.

Logan Bank and Trust Donates to Southern

Logan Bank and Trust Donates to Southern

Southern Medical Donates to Southern

Southern Medical Donates to Southern

Thornhill Superstore Donates to Southern

Southern and the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation recently received a generous contribution from Thornhill Superstore. Mr. Wally Thornhill, a prominent member of the automotive industry designated Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College to be the recipient of the Ambassador Grant in honor of Thornhill Superstore, Inc. As a result of qualifying for Ambassador status within the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, Thornhill Superstore, Inc. may present a gift every three years to an acceptable 501(c)(3) organization.

BB&T Continues Support

Joe Raymond, Market President for BB&T Banks presented a contribution to the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation as part of the banking institutions ongoing support as a Gold Level Sponsor. Accepting the donation was Ron Lemon, Vice President of Development and Tammy Toppings, Development Office Program Specialist.

McGraw Golf Tournament Held

The 1st Annual Mike McGraw Memorial Scholarship Golf Classic was held October 3rd at Twin Falls State Park. The event began with a plaque dedication attended by McGraw’s family. David Lord welcomed all and Bill Cline lead the opening prayer. Kim Gross, representative from the Governor’s Office made the Honorary Mountaineer presentation. This award is presented in recognition of an individual having demonstrated an expression of goodwill and respect for the people of the Mountain State. Merle Dempsey spoke of McGraws contributions and presented the plaque.

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