GRIFFIN ANNOUNCES NEW FUND AT HCC
|HCC President Dr. Ervin V. Griffin, Sr.,
right, recently announced the creation of the Presidential
Initiative Fund at the college. HCC Foundation Board Chair
Charles McElheney was on hand for the news. Both are also
alums of Virginia Tech.
Halifax Community College (HCC)
President, Dr. Ervin V. Griffin, Sr., recently announced the
creation of the Presidential Initiative Fund. Award amounts will
vary and will be determined on a case-by-case basis, pending
availability of funds.
Monies will provide assistance for
students facing emergency financial crisis that impact the
completion of academic work, professional development awards to
faculty and staff, equipment and technology needs to enhance student
learning, and cultivation and stewardship activities to further
promote the college and generate additional financial support for
To qualify, HCC students must be
full-time or part-time and have a commitment to program completion.
They will need to demonstrate academic promise by attaining at least
a 2.0 grade point average and have a written recommendation. Also,
students must have financial need that may jeopardize the completion
of a designated program of study.
Faculty and staff must submit
professional development requests in writing to the HCC Foundation
for review. A professional development committee will consider each
request with approval by the president or designee.
Equipment and technology requests
must be submitted to the HCC Foundation and reviewed by the
Equipment Committee with approval of the president or designee.
Also, the president or designee will approve funds for cultivation
and stewardship activities.