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Officials from Gateway Community College and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announce Anthem’s gift toward the college’s building campaign.​

​Connecticut

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.

Colorado

Arapahoe Community College can better serve its student veterans after receiving a $30,000 Daniels Fund grant. Need-based scholarships will help those students who need supplemental assistance in addition to the GI Bill. The funding runs through June 30, 2014. 
 

North Carolina

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. 

Pennsylvania

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).

Tennessee

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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