Apr 29, 2020
HACC Foundation Board Leadership Named
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Greg King is the new chair and La-Verna Fountain is the new vice chair of the Board of Directors of the HACC Foundation. The HACC Foundation is a nonprofit educational trust established in 1985 to raise private and corporate revenues in support of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.
King, who has been a member of the Board since 2003, said, “My father, William J. King, was a former HACC Foundation Board member and had a huge influence on my relationship with HACC.”
For a number of years, King was chairman of the HACC Foundation’s annual Frank J. Dixon Golf Tournament fundraiser.
King manages D&H Distributing’s Hewlett Packard business. He formerly served in various sales management roles at AMP/Tyco Electronics (now TE Connectivity).
Fountain, a HACC alumna, said, “Without a doubt, I am in debt to HACC for the faith the professors and administrators had in me. Their encouragement made a significant difference in my life. I promised myself that when I had the opportunity I would find a way to support this educational institution. I am grateful to be able to do so now.”
Fountain, an author, retired from Columbia University, where she served as the vice president for strategic communications and construction business initiatives. She continues to teach in Columbia’s School of Professional Studies.
Photo Caption 1: Greg King is the new chair of the HACC Foundation Board.
Photo Caption 2: La-Verna Fountain is the new vice chair of the HACC Foundation Board.
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.
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.