TMCC MEDIA ADVISORY
WHAT: Each year, the Truckee Meadows Community College Foundation awards achievement and encourages academic excellence through scholarships. The scholarships – which are based on scholastic merit, college and community service, life circumstances, financial need and major field of study – can range up to $1,000 or more per academic year. On Friday, TMCC will recognize the 2011 recipients at the second annual Legacy Scholarship Reception. The event is sponsored by AT&T Nevada.
WHO: This year’s recipients will be joined by TMCC administration, faculty and scholarship donors including event sponsor AT&T Nevada. Other donors include International Game Technology (IGT), Maxine S. Jacobs Foundation, Microsoft Licensing GP, Nell J. Redfield Foundation and NV Energy.
WHERE: Truckee Meadows Community College, Dandini Campus
V. James Eardley Student Center, Red Mountain Building
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 7
Truckee Meadows Community College is a comprehensive community college located in Reno, Nevada, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. With five college sites and more than 20 community locations, TMCC serves over 20,000 students each year in state-supported programs and another 12,000 students in non-credit workforce development classes. For more information, please go to www.tmcc.edu.