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31 July 2019

HACC Foundation Supports HACC Students, Projects; Appoints New Board Members

More than $90,000 allocated to key projects that benefit HACC


HARRISBURG, Pa. - The HACC Foundation recently provided funding for key projects at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, and named new Board members. 
 
The HACC Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises private contributions in support of HACC, approved more than $90,000 for projects at the College. This funding is made possible through generous contributions from individual and organizational donors.
 
The HACC Foundation funded the following projects:
 

Application Purpose of HACC Foundation Funding Benefit to Students and College Funded Amount
  1.  
Live at Rose Lehrman 2019-20 Season Support Funding will provide support for the 2019-20 Live at Rose Lehrman Performing Artist Series. $35,000
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Simulation Lab Medication Carts Funding will support purchasing six medication and computer charting carts for the Nursing Program at HACC’s Harrisburg Campus. $15,000
  1.  
Paralegal Westlaw Resources Funding will support purchasing the legal research resources that are necessary for the Paralegal Studies Program to maintain their American Bar Association approval. $13,500
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High Fidelity Nursing Simulation Mannequins Funding will support the acquisition of two auscultation simulation mannequins for the Nursing Program on HACC’s Harrisburg Campus. $11,000
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Gettysburg Campus Mechatronics Upgrade Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Panels Funding will support upgrading and expanding the PLC boards used within the Mechatronics Program at HACC’s Gettysburg Campus. $7,500
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Student Affairs Student Focus Group Response Analysis Funding will support hiring a consultant to analyze data collected from student focus groups at HACC’s five campuses. The results will help to improve student advising. $4,589.66
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Gettysburg Campus Dual Enrollment Support Funding will support students dually enrolled in high school and at HACC. $2,475
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Brenton Good: An Edge is First a Cut Funding will support guest artist Brenton Good’s exhibit of his paintings and prints in the Rose Lehrman Art Gallery. $1,000
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Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Graduate Survey Incentive to Improve Response Rate Funding will support the purchase of incentives for individuals who complete the Perkins CTE Graduate survey. $500
    Total $90,564.66
 
Photo caption: Funding from the HACC Foundation supports programs and projects that benefit students collegewide, including students enrolled in the Mechatronics Program at HACC’s Gettysburg Campus.
 

HACC Foundation Appoints New Board Members
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The HACC Foundation, a nonprofit educational trust established to raise private and corporate revenues in support of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, welcomed three new board members to the HACC Foundation Board.

Brandon J. Flood serves as secretary of the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons. He previously worked for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for nearly a decade in various professional capacities and formerly served as policy director for the Pennsylvania Department of General Services and legislative director for the State Employees International Union. He serves on many boards and organizations, including president of Bro2GO, Inc.; co-chair of Dauphin County’s Books in Barbershops program; member of Dauphin County Prison’s Community Advisory Committee; chairman of the Greater Harrisburg NAACP’s Legal Redress Committee; and member of the Steelton Zoning Hearing Board.
 
Joshua Gouker, branch manager II at Members 1st Federal Credit Union, has over 10 years of experience in the financial sector. He earned his associate degree in paralegal studies from HACC, an experience he fondly recalls. He serves on the Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties and the Carlisle Young Professionals. Gouker joined the HACC Foundation Board because he “believes in HACC as a person, as a former student and as someone who is concerned about the education of those in south-central Pennsylvania.”
 
Matthew Staub is the investment advisor at PSI Capital Management, an independent, regional Registered Investment Advisor firm. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics from Lebanon Valley College and a master’s degree in economics from Temple University. He serves on the board of directors of the Rotary Club of Harrisburg and is a former board member of the Capital Region Civitan Club.
 
About the HACC Foundation
The HACC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established in 1985 to raise private and corporate revenues in support of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College. The HACC Foundation provides funding for student scholarships, innovative academic programs, state-of-the art training equipment and modernized facilities. To learn more about the HACC Foundation, please visit haccfoundation.org. To contribute to the HACC Foundation, please visit hacc.edu/GiveNow
 
About HACC
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is the first and largest of Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges. HACC offers approximately 100 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to approximately 19,000 students. Also, the College serves students at its Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York campuses; through virtual learning; and via workforce development and continuing education training. For more information on how HACC is uniquely YOURS, visit hacc.edu. Also, follow us on Twitter (@HACC_info), follow us on Instagram (@HACC_edu), like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/HACC64) and use #HACCNews.
 

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