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AEP Foundation Donates to PHCC

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The American Electric Power [AEP] Foundation – a charitable organization which aims to improve lives through education – has announced that Patrick Henry Community College will be the recipient of a nearly two-hundred thousand dollar grant.

With the grant, the college is establishing the AEP Foundation Industry 4.0 Alliance. The Alliance is ma... (Read More)

PHCC Starts New Nursing Scholarship Thanks to $50,000 Donation

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Every nurse has the opportunity to change lives for the better. It would not be possible to estimate the number of lives Martha Lou Henry touched over her life time. For over four decades, she served as a nurse at Children’s Medical Center in Martinsville, VA. After she passed away in 2018, she set into place a legacy that will continue to impact the communit... (Read More)

Campbell Family Receives Chancellor's Award

Friday, June 15, 2018

 Patrick Henry Community College is happy to announce that the Martinsville Speedway and the Campbell family have been selected to receive the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. In 2006, this award was created in order to recognize leaders throughout the state who have contributed to the success of Community College Foundations.... (Read More)

Eastman Chemical Company Receives Chancellors Award

Thursday, March 16, 2017

     Patrick Henry Community College is happy to announce that Eastman Chemical Company has been selected to receive the 2017 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. In 2006, this award was created in order to recognize leaders throughout the state who have contributed to the success of Community College Foundations.

&... (Read More)

The Big C Motorsports Scholarship

Monday, March 9, 2015

For 42 years, Cecil “Big C” Wilson worked for the Wood Brothers Racing Team, worked a full-time job at Fieldcrest Mills and raised his family, daughter Joan Shelton and his son Darrell Wilson with his wife, Sharon Wilson.

“He loved racing and he lived racing,” said Shelton. “He loved being part of the racing crew and on the t... (Read More)

Moore Family

Continuing a legacy of giving

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Family, education, sports and a dedication to service seem to sum up the most important things to a man who gave of his time and resources to make his community a better place.

The family of H. Grady Moore Jr. honors his legacy by establishing an endowed scholarship in his memory. The H. Grady Moore Jr. Memorial Scholarship was created in December 2007 by... (Read More)

Irving M. Groves, Jr.

The Groves Family Legacy

Friday, July 11, 2014

A classroom in West Hall has a new name after approval from the Patrick Henry Community College Board to honor a local family’s continuing support to the college. 

The Irving M. Groves Jr. and Jett Carter Groves Classroom is now the official name for West Hall, Room 222. The Groves family has supported the college and its students for seve... (Read More)

Tim Martin, his parents, and the PHCC softball team

Leading By Example, Making a Difference

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

     It has often been said that education is the cornerstone of our communities, and no one understands this concept more than Timothy D. Martin.

     A Martinsville native, Martin has witnessed the economic ups and downs of this area and knows the importance education plays in helping our community prosper.

... (Read More)

David Deal

PHCC Dean Employs the Planned-Giving Program

Sunday, September 1, 2013

     David Deal, dean of technology at Patrick Henry Community College, wanted to give back to the college that helped him in his life and career. He chose to make a monetary gift through his will as part of the Planned Giving Program of the Patrick Henry Community College Foundation. His gift will fund the Dean David Deal Technology Endowed Sch... (Read More)

Colonel J. Shelton Scales

Col. J. Shelton Scales - A Proud Supporter

Thursday, August 1, 2013

     Colonel J. Shelton Scales has recently changed his beneficiary designation on his life insurance policy to the Patrick Henry Community College Foundation. The proceeds, totaling $10,000, will be used to fund the Shelton and Stacy Scales Emergency Fund, named after Scales and his late wife.

     Scales, who move... (Read More)