Grants & gifts.Collin County Community College District The Central Park Campus in McKinney is undergoing a major expansion. The current building will be renovated, and will feature a multi-story parking garage and library. The new Jeffersonian-style library will total 73,500 square feet and will be larger than the college's Preston Ridge in Plano, Texas, has received a $759,663 workforce development grant from The Texas Workforce Commission The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state government agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. to be shared with a 15-member consortium of businesses. The grant will fund training by the college to upgrade skills for 705 employees at the companies.
Arizona's Phoenix College has received $580,000 from the Hispanic Serving Institutions Assisting Communities Grant which will be used to create the Career Training and Employment Program.
Midlands Technical College in Columbia, S.C., has received $100,000 from Wachovia towards its Investing in the Future campaign. The funds will assist the college in providing accessible education for the emerging workforce, workers in transition and the existing workforce.
Montgomery College in Germantown, Md., recently received a $5,000 grant from the American Council on Education and the Ford Foundation to analyze its international curriculum and develop a plan to make global learning central to students.
Bellevue Community College in Bellevue, Wash., has been awarded a $30,000 Fulbright grant for its 2003-2004 International Scholar-in-Residence program.
Red Rocks Community College Red Rocks Community College is a community college located in Lakewood, Colorado and Arvada, Colorado. History
The college was established in 1969 as a campus of the Community College of Denver and opened at a temporary site until the Colorado legislature appropriated in Lakewood, Colo., has received a Colorado Commission on Higher Education Commission on Higher Education can refer to
Montgomery County Community College For the community college near Conroe, Texas, see .
Montgomery County Community College, also known as MCCC, Montco, or MC3, is a 2-year community college offering associate degrees and technical certification in numerous fields. in Blue Bell, Pa., received two grants from the Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour. The first grant, totaling $3,300, will partially fund a performance by the David Leonhardt Jazz Group. The second grant of $1,350 will partially fund a musical workshop by Simple Gifts, a women's folk music ensemble.
Community College Week welcomes e-mailed listings for the "Grants and Gifts" section. Submissions should be brief and include:
* Dollar amount (or itemization of in-kind contributions) of the grant or gift
* Who/what is giving or granting
* What the gift or grant will be used for
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