MCC Foundation Giving 2 0 1 7 A N N UA L R E P O RT * K S ince it was founded in 1970, Middlesex Community College has focused on the future of education. Today, it is one of the largest community colleges in Massachusetts, with a 200-acre campus in Bedford and a vibrant campus in the heart of downtown Lowell. The Middlesex Community College Foundation was created to ensure that MCC maintains its position as a recognized educational leader, as well as an innovative community partner, a provider of creative international initiatives, and an agent for regional economic growth and workforce development. The work of the MCC Foundation would not be possible without the help of committed individuals, dedicated community partners and forward-thinking corporations who believe in the college and its mission. We welcome your participation in helping to strengthen the Middlesex college community. – James W. Henderson, Chairman MCC Foundation Board 2017 MCC Foundation Board James W. Henderson, Chairman K Lois A. Alves Robert A. Barton David M. Basile John P. Chemaly William J. Chemelli John Cogliano, Jr. Carole A. Cowan Samir A. Desai James M. Geary, Jr. Timothy Glaser Eric (Rick) W. Hanson Abbey L. Henderson Christopher B. Hitchcock Lura M. Smith Duane E. Taylor College Advancement & Alumni Relations James C. Mabry, MCC President K Judy Burke Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Dennis Malvers Dean of College Advancement Amy Lee Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Gretchen Robinson Database Administrator Middlesex Community College Foundation 2017 Annual Fund Grant Awards The Middlesex Community College Foundation Annual Fund provides funding that encourages innovation and sustainable projects, programs, activities, and equipment, which will have an immediate and meaningful impact on the college community. Over the years, the Annual Fund has raised over $513,000 funding a total of 132 grant proposals. Thank you to all 2017 Annual Fund donors for your generous gifts that helped to fund $18,108 for seven new grants for 2017: 2017 Annual Fund awards $18,108 in grants. n n n n Faculty & Staff Professional Development - $5000 Communications Production Equipment - $3,498 Entrepreneurship Activities through the IDEA Center - $3,375 MCC Reel Spotlight Film Series - $2,100 n n n Student Art Galleries in MCC Libraries - $1,800 Teaching Implant Dentistry to Auxiliaries - $1,540 New Map for Bedford Cafeteria - $795 The 2017 Annual Report on Giving recognizes contributions made within the 2017 fiscal year which began on July 1, 2016 and ended June 30, 2017. 20 | Profiles