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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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MECC Foundation Hosts 47th Annual John Fox Jr. Festival featuring Silas House

Big Stone Gap, VA — The MECC Foundation is pleased to announce the 47th annual John Fox, Jr. Literary Festival, a free virtual event featuring New York Times bestselling author Silas House, Wednesday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to noon. The festival is free and open to the public. In coordination with the festival event, […]

MECC Foundation Announces MECC Promise Program

Beginning with the class of 2023, high school graduates will receive guaranteed two years of tuition assistance Big Stone Gap — The MECC Foundation will launch the MECC Promise program, guaranteeing all high school graduates in our service region tuition-free community college beginning with the Class of 2023. As part of MECC’s 50th-anniversary recognition, the MECC Advisory […]

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