Empowering Students & Faculty

The MECC Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit organization that supports the mission of Mountain Empire Community College in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Foundation projects include scholarships, faculty and staff development and recognition programs, cultural programs and events, campus improvements, educational programs, and other projects.

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Kline Foundation Provides Scholarship Gift to Mountain Empire Community College

  Big Stone Gap – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation recently received a $30,000 gift from the Kline Foundation, a long-time supporter of the college and student scholarships.  Over its 63-year history, the Kline Foundation has made grants to primarily benefit individuals in the market area of the former Coca Cola Bottling Company of […]

MECC Foundation inducts Ben Allen into its Hall of Honor at Annual Gala Event

Big Stone Gap, VA — The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will induct Mr. Ben E. Allen into its Hall of Honor at the 2017 spring Gala to be held on campus Saturday, May 20, at 6 p.m. Mr. Allen will be recognized for his many years of exemplary service to Mountain Empire Community College […]

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Featured Scholars

Alyssa Lasley

Alyssa Lasley, of Clintwood, is a home school student who was unable to complete requirements for her… [View Scholar]

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Dillon Dotson

Dillon Dotson is a 2015 graduate of Lee High School and a resident of Pennington Gap, Virginia.  While… [View Scholar]

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Jordan White

Jordan White, of Pound, graduated from Central High School in 2012.  Immediately after high school,… [View Scholar]

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Sabrina Fox

Sabrina Fox, of Wise, VA, graduated magna cum laude with an Associate’s Degree in Health Information… [View Scholar]

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