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Gateway Community College’s (GCC) building campaign is closer to its funding goal after a $150,000 donation from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The college aims to raise $6 million for state-of-the-art equipment at its new downtown campus. Anthem’s donation will fund a computerized audiovisual technology instructional system for the new ADA-accessible dietetic technology laboratory, as well as requisite kitchen equipment. The new lab will bear the company’s name.
Central Carolina Community College received a $1,000 donation from the North Carolina Academy of Small Animal Medicine for the college’s veterinary medical technician program. The donation was made to honor Paul Porterfield, program chair, on his retirement after 18 years of service.
The Community College of Philadelphia is using part of a recent $1-million gift to bring historic coins and engraver collections back to a former U.S. Mint building that the college now owns. (See full story).
Cleveland State Community College will use a $30,000 donation from Wacker Chemical Corporation to add state-of-the-art equipment to its Technology Building. The funding is one installment of a $150,000 commitment from the company.
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