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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 Announces Creation of Garnett Gilliam Buccaneer Scholarship 

MECC Announces Creation of Garnett Gilliam Buccaneer Scholarship  Big Stone Gap – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Garnett Gilliam Buccaneer Scholarship honoring long-time local educator and community volunteer Garnett Gilliam.   Garnett is widely recognized in the region as a teacher, historian and community volunteer. A life-long […]

MECC Foundation Participates In Giving Tuesday Now Campaign

Big Stone Gap — The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation is participating in a national fundraising effort, Giving Tuesday Now, to benefit MECC’s Student Emergency Assistance Fund. More than 84% of MECC students qualify for the highest level of federal need as determine by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Often, student have […]

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