The impact of a gift to Midlands Technical College (MTC) is felt well beyond the borders of our campuses. A gift to MTC is a gift to generations of bright, young minds. It's a gift to the future, not only of the college, but to our community, and to the state of South Carolina. The students you help today are the leaders of tomorrow.
Read the stories on this page to learn about the impact that private gifts can have on students and faculty, through support of scholarships, endowed leadership development training, new facilities, and emergency financial assistance.
Vicki Givens is a 2015 graduate of the QuickJobs Data Analyst program. She credits the MTC QuickJobs Bank of America scholarship for helping her change careers and making a significantly higher salary. To learn more about Bank of America’s support of the Midlands Technical College Quickjobs program, read here.
Michelin North America donated $35,000 to provide equipment for the Mechatronics Technology Certificate program at MTC. In recognition of the commitment, MTC has named its Mechatronics Laboratory the Michelin North America Mechatronics Laboratory.
Unexpected situations and financial hardships can make it difficult for students to balance the cost of college. When MTC student and single mother Rochelle Goodwin experienced a financial emergency, the MTC Foundation’s Emergency Grant Fund got her back on track.
Dr. Arthur C. Coogler established the endowment in memory of his late wife, Patricia. She was a certified dental assistant for more than 40 years and provided dental treatment to thousands of people from all branches of the military.
MTC officially opened its new Veterans Success Center on the Beltline Campus for service members and veterans to connect and network. The Student Veterans of America and The Home Depot Foundation awarded MTC nearly $9,000 as part of a Vet Center Initiative grant to help MTC create the Veterans Success Center.
A legacy of outstanding leadership and commitment to supporting technical education is being continued with the establishment of the Dr. James R. Morris, Jr. Leadership Development Endowment Fund. Dr. Morris was MTC’s president from 1982 to 1986. He then went on to serve the citizens of South Carolina as the Executive Director of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education until 1994.