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Foundation's OFE Dinner is May 1
Food sustainability expert Arlin Wasserman will speak during Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation's Opportunities for Education Dinner on May 1.
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Alumni+ Art Show Opens on April 4
Nearly 60 works of art have been submitted for inclusion in Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s third annual Alumni+ Art Show which opens during Art Hop on April 4.
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Foundation Fundraising Campaign in Progress Now
The Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation has embarked on this year's scholarship fundraising campaign.
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OFE Scholarship Fund-raising Totals Announced
The 2013 Opportunities for Education Dinner raised more than $40,000 for Kalamazoo Valley Scholarships.
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Three New Trustees Replace Outgoing Members
Three new trustees are replacing three outgoing members on the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation Board of Trustees.
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Long Time College Administrator Announces Plans to Retire
Bruce Kocher, a cornerstone in the foundation of Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC) in its nearly half century of existence, will retire effective July 1.
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Swimmer Diana Nyad to Keynote 2013 OFE Dinner
Long distance swimmer and former ABC Sports broadcaster Diana Nyad is the keynote speaker for the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation’s annual OFE Dinner.
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KVCC Foundation Add New Trustees
New Trustees are Joining the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation Board
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Tax Credit based on Energy Efficiency Results in Generous Boost to Foundation
The Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation has received a check for $17,777.50 from the Kalamazoo architect office of Eckert Wordell.
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Opportunities For Education Dinner Attendees Topped Last Year’s Giving
The OFE dinner, featuring keynote speaker Dewey Bozella, was the Foundation’s most successful fundraising event to date, generating $59,247.
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Dewey Bozella Confirmed as Guest Speaker for April 25 OFE Dinner
Dewey Bozella will be the keynote speaker at the 8th annual Opportunities for Education Dinner on April 25, 2012 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel.
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First Annual Alumni + Art Show will be held in March
Participation in the juried show is open to alumni of Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Submissions in any medium are welcome.
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January 6 Deadline for Foundation Grant Approaching
January 6 is the next deadline for faculty and administrators who plan to submit internal grant requests to the KVCC Foundation
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Newest Scholarship at KVCC Honors Long Time KVCC Trustee
Established August 2011 by Nicole Jennings in honor of her great grandmother Anna Whitten.
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NEW Scholarship Established for the KVCC Nursing Program
A NEW scholarship for the KVCC Nursing program that will provide a second year nursing student a $2,000 per year award has been established by a former KVCC English instructor and her husband.
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2011-12 Grant Funding deadlines
KVCC Foundation has established its funding deadlines for the 2011/12 academic year.
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Foundation Receives Gift of Stock
A windfall of sorts fell upon the KVCC Foundation recently when a gift of stock was donated for the benefit of student scholarships in memory of Alfred C. Scott, the father of Susan A. Soder.
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2011 OFE Scholarship Fund-Raising Dinner a Success
The Opportunities for Education fund-raising dinner has grown steadily over the last seven years.
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KVCC Foundation Donates OFE Aprons
Chef Jeff Henderson made a big impact on the audience at the Opportunities for Education dinner
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Food Network's Chef Jeff Booked for May Fundraiser
Chef Jeff Henderson will tell his story as the keynote speaker at the Foundation's seventh annual Opportunities for Education (OFE) fund-raiser on Thursday, May 12.
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KVCC the Recipient of Substantial Bequest
Kalamazoo Valley Community College has received a significant financial gift that will be used for student scholarships. The bequest came from Thelma Hall and the late Rexford (Rex) E. Hall
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College reaches $40,000 United Way goal
KVCC nailed the college’s $40,000 goal as part of the annual Greater Kalamazoo United Way campaign, and now the contributors are waiting to see whether one of them wins a new Harley.
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KVCC Foundation Launches 2010 Annual Campaign Appeal
Today, November 12, 2010 the KVCC Foundation began its 2010/11 appeal with its annual fund campaign drive mailing.
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Higher-Ed Center, Stryker Upgrade Get Grant Support
Exploring the feasibility of establishing a “higher education center” as part of the Arcadia Commons West (ACW) initiative in downtown Kalamazoo is being supported by the KVCC Foundation.
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Foundation Board Adds Two More
Two new trustees have been added to the Foundation Board bring the total for new members this summer to three.
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Museum Receives Bequest, KVCC Foundation Taking on New Look
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum has received a bequest and special grant while the foundation selects a New Executive Board.
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‘The Rookie’s’ pitch was a record-setter
When it came to making an entertaining pitch about life’s lessons and about the power of striving for dreams, former Major League hurler Jim Morris was no rookie at the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation’s sixth annual Opportunities for Education (OFE) fund-raiser on May 12.
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KVCC Foundation Trustee Inducted Into Hall of Fame
Albert Little, a member of the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation Board of Trustees, has been inducted into the Kalamazoo Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
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Ex-Major Leaguer to keynote KVCC fund-raiser
Jim “The Rookie” Morris, the beneficiary of this miraculous form of quid pro quo, will keynote the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation’s sixth annual Opportunities for Education (OFE) fund-raiser on Wednesday, May 12.
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Final deadline for KVCC Foundation grant requests
The KVCC Foundation has one last funding-request deadline for internal grant proposals for the 2009-10 academic year.
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Kalamazoo Reigns as "Fretboard Capital"
Every string will be attached and they will all pass over fretboards in a musical way when the Kalamazoo Valley Museum hosts its fifth annual Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival March 19-21.
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Three Days of Pickin' & singin' sponsored by the KVCC Foundation
Every string will be attached and they will all pass over fretboards in a musical way when the Kalamazoo Valley Museum hosts its fifth annual...
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KVCC Foundation Sponsors 5th Annual Fretboard Festival
Touching about every genre of music, 10 acts have earned the right to take part in a play-in contest to win a gig at the fifth annual Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival...
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Five Placed in Winter-Semester Internships
The college’s Community Partners Internship Program has arranged for five winter-semester placements for students to give them a leg up in future searches for employment.
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KVCC Foundation Grant Spurs Dialogue on Race, Diversity
Foundation awards grant for a three-hour workshop for faculty on “What the Best College Teachers Do to Promote Inclusion.”
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Next KVCC Foundation grant deadline is Dec. 23
Proposal deadline: Dec. 23; decision by the KVCC Foundation Board of Trustees, Jan. 29.
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Editor, MPI Exec Join Foundation Board
The editor of the Kalamazoo Gazette and the chief operating officer of MPI Research in Mattawan have been appointed to the...
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Business Attire Is What We Need
The KVCC Foundation is looking to assist our Student Success Center (SSC) with a need for appropriate business attire.
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OFE Dinner Raises Over $29,000 for Scholarships
The 2009 Opportunities for Education dinner featuring keynote speaker,former Governor of Vermont and canidate for Democratic...
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2009-10 Grant Funding Deadlines
The KVCC Foundation has established 2009-10 funding deadline dates for internal grant requests and proposals for consideration.
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Governor Howard Dean to Keynote 2009 OFE Dinner
On Wednesday, May 20, 2009, The Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation will host the fifth annual Opportunities for Education...
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Deadline for Mission-Promoting Grant is Jan. 19
An endowed grant, established to help KVCC achieve its mission of teaching and learning, has been expanded in scope...
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Internship Initiative Begins this Semester
Funded for a three-year period by the KVCC Foundation, the $100,000 project...
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KVCC'S Annual Fund Drive Underway
KVCC’s Annual Fund Drive is one of two major fundraising events of the year for the college ...
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Foundation Funds NEW Internship Program
Businesses and industries are invited to partner in a major internship initiative that Kalamazoo Valley Community College plans to launch in January...
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KVCC Foundation Award Two Grants in October
Two grants totaling $110,000 were awarded by the Foundation. The first award will be a three year pledge supporting KVCC's...
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KVCC Foundation sets grant-proposal schedule
For the 2008-09 academic year, the KVCC Foundation has established funding-application deadlines for internal grant requests.
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The 2008 Opportunities for Education Fund-Raiser.
Alan Page, who used football at the college and professional levels as a vehicle to the law career he wanted...
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