quinebaug valley community college

QVCC Foundation Events

QVCC Foundation Events

Visions in Leadership
Visions in Leadership was created as an opportunity for QVCC students, faculty, staff and community members to listen to and learn from a speaker of national recognition. Past speakers include:

2018     Stephen Harney
2017     Waniya Locke and Jessye Stein
2016     Casey Sherman
2015     Linda Greenlaw
2014     Jill Fredston
2013     David Shlim, MD
2012     Travis Roy
2011      Marion Blumenthal Lazan
2010     Eric Kapitulik

Tackle the Trail™ Always the 3rd Saturday in October! 
Marathon – Half Marathon – Relay Teams

Individuals and up to 5 person relay teams will enjoy the quiet solitude of nature with bursts of energetic and supportive volunteers at 4 relay stations throughout the 26.2 mile point to point race which starts in Windham and ends in Putnam, CT. Other highlights include; Great prizes, SWAG and the most important part…knowing that proceeds help local students attend Quinebaug Valley Community College!

Golf Tournament
Dust off your clubs! The QVCC Foundation holds an annual Golf Tournament always the 3rd Wednesday in September!

Donuts for Donations
Free coffee and donuts in exchange for a donation to the Foundation can be had at local Baker’s Dozen shops as well as WINY Radio in Putnam. Donuts for Donations is held in June.

Perspectives is a speaker series funded by the Foundation. Open to students, faculty, staff and community friends, the goal is to bring various renown speakers to the college to provide free learning opportunities for all. Past speakers include:

2016   Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis
2015   Jay Winter