GREENVILLE TRACK CLUB DONATES FUNDS
The Greenville Track Club donated $8,000 to the Greenville Tech Foundation. Funds will go towards building an endowed scholarship fund as well as needed equipment.
RALPH AND VIRGINIA HENDRICKS FOUNDATION DONATES SCHOLARSHIP
The Ralph and Virginia Hendricks Foundation has given $20,000 to the Greenville Tech Foundation to be used for scholarship assistance for students at Greenville Technical College. Half of the gift will be used for immediate scholarship assistance for students. The remainder will go into an endowed scholarship fund that will provide scholarship assistance in perpetuity. Gifts from Mr. Hendricks have helped 250 students at Greenville Technical College.
PHIL HENDERSON RECOGNIZED AS UNSUNG HERO
Phil Henderson, manager of the Superior Carriers terminal in Greer, South Carolina, is a 1980 graduate of the truck driver training program at Greenville Tech. He has served on the advisory board of the truck driver training program since 2006. Superior Carriers is one of the largest bulk logistics companies in North America, serving clients in the U. S., Canada and Mexico. In the past year, the company has given to the truck driver training program a 2007 International truck tractor in great operating condition. The tractor is valued at over $32,000. Superior Carriers is so satisfied with the work done at the Greenville Tech truck driver training program that nearly 40% of their employees at the Greer terminal are graduates of the program.
HOLLINGSWORTH FUNDS PROVIDE GREENVILLE TECH WITH $25,000 FOR TUTORING
The Greenville Tech Foundation has received a gift of $25,000, as part of the 2011 Hollingsworth Fund grants. The gift to the Greenville Tech Foundation will be used to provide tutors for students who need help with their courses, study habits, and self-discipline. The gift will assist approximately 150 students. The Hollingsworth Fund gifts, totaling over $4.3 million were shared among 72 community organizations serving a broad array of community needs.
In photo (left-Bob Howard, president Greenville Tech Foundation, right-Ed Good, Chairman of the Board of Hollingsworth Fund)
JOHN FINGER MAZDA
DONATES RACE CARS
Greenville auto dealer and auto race driver/owner John Finger, has given two used Ford Mustang race cars to the motorsports program at Greenville Technical College. John Finger (right) and Steve Terry, motorsports instructor (left) are shown with the two cars, valued at $29,000. The yellow car will be used to instruct students in automotive suspension systems used in racing. The white car will be rebuilt to full racing capability. It will then be sold to a racing team as a way to raise funds for the motorsports program.
WORKS BY GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE VISUAL ARTS FACULTY
Co: Mingle, works by Greenville Technical College Visual Arts Faculty, are on display from January 12 through February 29 at the Greer Campus. The exhibit showcases the creative excellence exemplifying the commitment of the arts faculty and staff. The exhibit features photography, text based works, sculpture, in addition to painting, textile design, printmaking and drawing.
Gallery Location and Hours: Greenville Technical College Greer Campus, Hwy 290, 2522 Locust Hill Road, Taylors. Monday through Friday from 9:00am until 5:00pm.
STUDENT EXIT PORTFOLIO ON DISPLAY AT RIVERWORKS GALLERY
The Student Exit Portfolio is showing now through January 29th at the Riverworks Gallery. The exhibition highlights five recent GTC graphic design graduates including Orlando Asson, Cathleen Clapper, Angela Dennis, Kimberly Johnson, and Adam Rogers. Student Exit Portfolio demonstrates the creativity and necessary skills required to create the ads, packaging and websites we interact with daily.
Riverworks Gallery is operated by and for the faculty and students of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Greenville Technical College. The gallery is located at 300 River Street, Suite 202, along the scenic Reedy River at Art Crossing in Downtown Greenville. Hours are from 1-5pm, Tuesday through Friday, Sunday.
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