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:
2020 Brogan Graham and Bojan Mandaric
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™
Marathon – Half Marathon – Relay Teams
Not your typical road race, Tackle the Trail offers individuals and relay teams the chance to run from Pomfret to Willimantic on the scenic Airline Trail – the rail bed that once offered fashionable, rapid transit from New York to Boston. A post-race celebration is held at the Willimantic Elks Club. The 5th annual race will be held on October 20, 2020. Mark your calendars!
Golf Tournament- Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Dust off your clubs! The annual tournament will be held Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
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