“Made in Connecticut” Focus of Donations to MxCC Foundation’s Red Moon Fest Celebration

Wiffle balls and bats, seaside brunch, apple pear wine, skating lessons and original art are among the dozens of “made in Connecticut” gift baskets being auctioned during the Middlesex Community College Foundation, Inc.’s first annual Red Moon Fest. This unique evening, which celebrates all things “grown, made, or created in Connecticut,” was created to benefit Middlesex Community College students and …

Forty-one MxCC Students Receive Scholarships

The Middlesex Community College Foundation, Inc., hosted its annual Scholarship Reception and presenting awards to 41 students. All winners were selected by the Foundation’s Scholarship Committee which reviewed completed applications and ensured all criteria was met. Students received their awards, which totaled more than $32,500 combined, at a May 11 ceremony on campus. “The MxCC Foundation Scholarship program rewards the …

New Officers Elected To Lead MxCC Foundation

The Middlesex Community College Foundation board of directors elected four new officers recently: George M. Eames IV (president of Lee Manufacturing in Wallingford) as chairperson, Dr. Mark D. Benigni (superintendent of schools in Meriden) as vice chairperson, and Anne Cassady of Durham (professor emerita from MxCC) as secretary. Additionally two long-time, active Middletown residents, attorney Julé A. Crawford and retired …

Husband and Wife Win Best Overall In 9th Annual MxCC $cholarship 5K

Brian Nelson and Lisa Nelson, a husband-and-wife running “team” from Rockville, Conn., won the men’s and women’s titles in the ninth annual MxCC $cholarship 5K held Saturday, October 29. In winning the Overall Open Championship, Brian Nelson, 31, set a new record time for the course: 16 minutes, 32 seconds, smashing the previous record of 17:11 held by Brendan Atkin …

Seventy-seven MxCC Students Receive Scholarships

The Middlesex Community College Foundation, Inc., hosted its annual Scholarship Reception and presented 28 different awards to 77 students. All winners were selected by the Foundation’s Scholarship Committee which reviewed completed applications and ensured all criteria was met. Students received their awards, which totaled more than $40,000 combined, at a May 6 ceremony on campus. “We are pleased to offer …