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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 to Host Pulitizer Prize Winning Author Barbara Kingsolver, Origin Project Founder Adriana Trigiani

February 14, 2024 Update: Luncheon is sold out!    Big Stone Gap, VA — The MECC Foundation is pleased to announce the 48th annual John Fox, Jr. Literary Festival. The event will feature authors Adriana Trigiani and Barbara Kingsolver, Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. The festival is free and open to the […]

MECC Foundation to Host New Wise County Endowed Scholarship Fundraiser

Big Stone Gap, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will host the 2023 Winter Gala on Saturday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mountain Empire Community College Goodloe Center. Proceeds from the event will go towards the newly created Wise County Endowed Scholarship. This year’s event will feature a dinner reception, locally […]

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