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About Us

Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports the students, faculty, and programs of Blue Ridge Community College. Under the direction of its volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation provides philanthropic leadership and support aimed at helping Blue Ridge Community College accomplish its mission.

Each year, the Foundation provides financial assistance to students through scholarships, a work-study program, and emergency loans and grants; purchases state-of-the-art equipment for use in classrooms; sponsors faculty development through special projects; enables the College to achieve its institutional effectiveness goals; provides start-up costs for new programs; and solicits monies for other projects on campus.

Private support through the Foundation enables Blue Ridge Community College to keep pace with the educational changes occurring in its service area and in the lives of its students, faculty, staff, and the citizens it serves. Even though the Foundation is a separate, legal entity, it serves as a vessel for broadening support for the College through the involvement of citizens who share in the College’s mission and vision.

Board of Directors 2019-20

Mark A. Isabelli

Vice President
Russell E. Henson

Cindy N. Walker

Asst. Secretary
Laura B. Leatherwood

Hilliard Staton

Assistant Treasurer
Carolyn W. Alley

Vice President for Advancement
Lisa Adkins

Vikki D. Bailey

Graham R. Fields

John B. Gould*

C. Donald Holder

Thomas L. Hudgin

James G. Kessaris

John C. McCormick, Jr.*

Catherine McCraw

Adam Pressley

James R. Rasmussen

James W. Rudisill

Amy D. Treece

Richard G. Woodhull, Jr.*

*denotes Blue Ridge Community College Trustee

Foundation Staff

Lisa Adkins
Vice President for Advancement

Ginny Hamson
Administrative Assistant

Gretchen Parlier Camp
Foundation Accountant

Contact Us

Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation
180 West Campus Dr.
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Phone: (828) 694-1710
Fax: (828) 694-1690

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