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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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Lonesome Pine Hospital Auxiliary Creates Endowment for Scholarships at MECC

Big Stone Gap – Lonesome Pine Hospital’s auxiliary, which provides valuable assistance to patients and staff in the facility, has broadened its community support to include students at a local college. The auxiliary recently presented a $10,000 check to the Mountain Empire Community College Foundation to start an endowment that will support scholarships for students […]

MECC to Host 40th Anniversary Celebration of Registered Nursing Program

Big Stone Gap – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will host the first-ever reunion of registered nursing students and faculty, celebrating the program’s 40th anniversary. The Virginia Appalachian Tricollege Nursing Program (VATNP) at MECC 40th Anniversary Celebration will be held Saturday, August 15 beginning at 4 p.m.  All MECC RN graduates and VATNP faculty […]

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