AT&T Donates to Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation


Staff Report



LOGAN — AT&T HAS contributed $8,000 to Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation for scholarships that allow rural students to pursue advanced education. The announcement was made during a special presentation by Andy Feeney, AT&T’s regional vice president for External Affairs in West Virginia.

“Helping students prepare for college and careers is important to AT&T. These scholarships are one more way we can help young people in West Virginia strengthen their skills and prepare for careers,” Feeney said.

AT&T Inc. is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives. Through its community initiatives, AT&T has a long history of investing in projects that create learning opportunities; promote academic and economic achievement; or address community needs. In 2014, nearly $127 million was contributed or directed through corporate-, employee-, social investment- and AT&T Foundation-giving programs. AT&T Aspire is AT&T’s signature education initiative that drives innovation in education by bringing diverse resources to bear on the issue including funding, technology, employee volunteerism and mentoring.

The Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation was established in 1971 to support student scholarships and educational programs to those residing in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky.

For more information about scholarships available at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, contact Ronald E. Lemon, Vice President for Development at 304-896-7425 or e-mail at Ronald.Lemon@southernwv.edu.

Online donations can be made at the Southern Foundation’s website at www.southernwv.edu.

Southern provides accessible, affordable, quality education and training at each of its four campuses in Boone, Logan, Mingo and Wyoming counties and its Lincoln County site in Hamlin, West Virginia. For further information visit www.southernwv.edu or call 1-866-SWVCTC1.

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