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Oct 21, 2018

Be Inspired

Be Inspired! WTC Foundation Awards INSPIRE Grant Funds for College Projects

The WTC Foundation Inspire Program provides a straightforward method for staff and faculty to directly request funds from the WTC Foundation for projects supporting education and cultural activities or campus improvements and development.

The program has grown each year since its inception in 2016, and the fall 2018 round of applications was the largest yet with a total of 9 applicants.

The fall 2018 Inspire applications were thoroughly discussed and reviewed at the 2018 October WTC Foundation Board of Directors Meeting. The Foundation generously awarded $26,400.00 to faculty and staff for various projects to benefit WTC.

50th Anniversary Celebration.
The Foundation will provide supplemental funding for the College’s 50th Anniversary celebration. These funds will be used for events, promotional materials, etc.

Sand Volleyball Court.
A new sand volleyball court is scheduled to be built in the East Courtyard between the Fitness Center and Barkowsky Hall. The Athletics Department is planning on establishing a sand volleyball team as a women’s sport. The court will also be available for student recreation. The Foundation will supply supplemental funding for the project.

Phi Theta Kappa Dues.
The Foundation established a need-based assistance fund for new Phi Theta Kappa members not able to afford the membership dues.

VTE for Petroleum Technology.
The Foundation will give funds to create a custom process model for Virtual Training Equipment at the Cavender Energy Field Lab. The model will be designed to work in conjunction with the Polaris Hands-On Trainer currently used by students.

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