The Foundation partners with businesses, individuals, and civic organizations in the community to make a positive impact on students' lives. Through this partnership, the Foundation has developed a scholarship program. Because of our donors, the Foundation is able to fund programs and provide equipment to enhance the academic experience at SCC. Read below to hear from several of the recipients who have benefited from a Foundation scholarship. See a few of the enhancements made possible by our donors.
SCC students were provided with the opportunity to meet and learn from professional artists as well as
“Whether you go to an Ivy League school or a community college, you choose how to make the most of your experience there.”
Through an anonymous donation, 70 graphing calculators were made available to the Math Department.
The Foundation of Geriatric Education made it possible for SCC's Nursing Department to purchase equipment enhancing the active learning process for hundreds of students each year.
Funded by a grant from the SCC Foundation, MakerBot is allowing computer-aided design students see their designs become 3-D models.
Whether he chooses to pursue teaching or criminal justice, Cody will be leaving his impression on our community.
Lingru moved to the United States from China and enrolled in an English as a Second Language course at SCC. She is now successfully continuing her education, majoring in international business.
After leaving the marketing field to stay home with her son, Megan knew that she was in need of a career change. She is now enrolled in SCC's nursing program and eager to begin a second career as a medical surgery technician.
Micah plans to impact his community by motivating future generations to succeed.
Noro is committed to aid in the development of Africa through effective, modern institutions of criminal justice administration and law enforcement.
Rob returned to SCC to complete his GED and then enrolled in natural science classes. After SCC, he plans to transfer to a four-year university and earn a degree that will qualify him to work as a water treatment specialist.
Ryan is an aspiring talent manager who knows that it will take hard work and determination to achieve his dreams.
Earning her GED was an accomplishment Stephanie felt was necessary for her personal satisfaction and to live by example for her children. She continued her education and will soon be a radiology technician.
With funding from the SCC Foundation, these portable machines are providing students with quick data results which results in a longer period of active learning in the classroom environment.
The 19th annual Presidents Classic Golf Scramble will be held on Sept. 28, 2015, at Old Hickory Golf Club.
Read the latest Foundation Annual Report.
In 2014, the Foundation awarded $25,000 to enhance the SCC learning experience. Check out the funded mini-grants.