Entries by Amy Greear

MECC Foundation to Host 42nd Annual John Fox, Jr. Literary Festival & Lonesome Pine Short-Story and Poetry Contests

Big Stone Gap, VA — The MECC Foundation is pleased to announce the 42nd annual John Fox, Jr. Literary Festival, featuring a presentation by guest author Sharyn McCrumb, on Wednesday, March 21 at 10 a.m. in the Goodloe Center of Phillips-Taylor Hall. In coordination with the festival event, the MECC Foundation will host the 31st […]

Nominations Sought for 2018 MECC Outstanding Alumnus Award

The Mountain Empire Community College Alumni and Friends Advisory Committee is seeking nominations for the 2018 MECC Outstanding Alumnus Award. The award recognizes alumni who have made significant contributions to one or more areas of society, i.e., professional, academic, and personal achievements, civic service, or service to MECC. All living MECC alumni who have completed […]

Foundation to Host “Southwest Virginia’s Got Talent”

Big Stone Gap – DEADLINE TO ENTER THE MECC ALUMNI & FRIENDS TALENT CONTEST EXTENDED TO  OCTOBER 7, 2017 The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation welcomes all alumni and friends to campus for “Southwest Virginia’s Got Talent,” the 2017 alumni and friends event on Saturday, October 14 at 6 p.m. in the Goodloe Center of […]

Kaitlyn Baker to Perform at MECC Alumni & Friends Reunion

“Come Home to MECC,” is the theme of the MECC Alumni and Friends Reunion to be held on Saturday, November 12, at 6 p.m. in the Goodloe Center of Phillips-Taylor Hall on the MECC campus. The evening will feature receptions and a concert by Pound, Virginia native, Kaitlyn Baker, and opening band, Scratch River Telegraph […]

Event to Raise Funds for Scott County Endowed Scholarship

Gate City, VA – A special dinner and entertainment event will be held September 22 to raise funds for Scott County students attending Mountain Empire Community College.  The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will host a fundraiser for the Scott County Endowed Scholarship on Thursday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Scott County Career […]

MECC-Wellmont Health System Golf Classic at Cedar Hill Country Club

BIG STONE GAP, VA – Mountain Empire Community College Foundation, in partnership with Wellmont Health System, will hold its annual MECC – Wellmont Health System Golf Classic on Friday, August 5 at Cedar Hill Country Club in Jonesville, VA. Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for MECC students.  These scholarships will be awarded in […]

2016 Hall of Honor Gala to Honor Mrs. Karen K. Hall

The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will induct Mrs. Karen K. Hall into its Hall of Honor at the 2016 Spring Gala to be held on campus Saturday, April 30, at 6 p.m. The 2016 gala theme is “Heart of Gold.”  The evening will begin with a reception in the Slemp Commons of Phillips-Taylor Hall […]

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 […]