Entries by Amy Greear

Concert Raises Over $4,000 for Scholarships for Dickenson County Students

A host of Mountain Empire Community College supporters filled the Jettie Baker Center in Clintwood on Thursday, November 5, to enjoy a reception and concert by celebrated folk musician, John McCutcheon. McCutcheon has emerged as a respected and beloved folksinger. As an instrumentalist, he is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably […]

Event Raises Over $6,700 for Scholarships for Scott County Students

A crowd of over 100 Mountain Empire Community College supporters filled the auditorium at the Scott County Career and Technical Center on Thursday, October 1, for an evening of dining and entertainment at the MECC Foundation’s annual special event for the Scott County Endowed Scholarship. This year’s theme was “Celebrating Americana.” MECC President, Dr. Scott […]

Lonesome Pine Hospital Auxiliary Creates Endowment for Scholarships at MECC

Big Stone Gap – Lonesome Pine Hospital’s auxiliary, which provides valuable assistance to patients and staff in the facility, has broadened its community support to include students at a local college. The auxiliary recently presented a $10,000 check to the Mountain Empire Community College Foundation to start an endowment that will support scholarships for students […]

MECC to Host 40th Anniversary Celebration of Registered Nursing Program

Big Stone Gap – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will host the first-ever reunion of registered nursing students and faculty, celebrating the program’s 40th anniversary. The Virginia Appalachian Tricollege Nursing Program (VATNP) at MECC 40th Anniversary Celebration will be held Saturday, August 15 beginning at 4 p.m.  All MECC RN graduates and VATNP faculty […]