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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:

2023    Carlos Alvarado Quesada
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

2023 QVCC Foundation Scholarship Night
On Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 5pm the QVCC Foundation will proudly award over $160,000 in scholarhsips to student recipients at the QVCC Richard C. Berry Amphitheater. Join the Foundation for an evening celebrating students and the generosity of the Northeastern CT community. (Rain Date: Thursday, May 4)

Donuts for Donations
The 2023 Donuts for Donations will take place on Thursday, June 8, 2023 from 6-9am at WINY Radio in Putnam. Enjoy free Baker’s Dozen coffee and donuts in exchange for a donation to the Foundation. Can’t make it to WINY? Stop by any Baker’s Dozen location and make a contribution! 100% of funds raised will support students at QVCC!

Golf Tournament
Dust off your clubs! The QVCC Foundation will celebrate our 31st Annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at Connecticut National Golf Club in Putnam, CT! Show your support as a sponsor or sign up as a player. This tournament will sell out!  Special thanks to our 2022 Tournament Sponsors!

Tackle the Trail™ Always the 3rd Saturday in October!  
Marathon – Half Marathon –  10K – Relay Teams.  On Saturday, October 21, 2023, 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! Learn more and sign up at tacklethetrail.org

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