CFCC Ambassadors Give Back
Student Ambassadors Establish Giving Society to Honor CFCC President
Since announcing his retirement in January, CFCC President Dr. Eric McKeithan has receivedÂ many unusual surprises, including a flash mob of CFCC students in Tabitha’s Courtyard and a lifetime achievement award from Phi Theta Kappa.
Knowing he would receiveÂ numerous accolades and retirement gifts, the outgoing 2011-12 CFCC Student AmbassadorsÂ searched for a unique gift that would signify theÂ impact Dr. McKeithan has had on Cape Fear Community College,Â especially his untiring support ofÂ students. After much discussion, the team settled upon an idea: they wanted to establish a special giving society for former student ambassadors at CFCC.
At a luncheon on the last day of spring classes inÂ May,Â ten student ambassadors presented Dr. McKeithan with Â a framed certificate that announced the creation of theÂ CFCC Ambassador Giving Society andÂ commemorating Dr. McKeithan’s 18 years of service to CFCC students. Team members also presented him with $250 theyÂ personally donated as an inital gift to establish the society.
The funds will be added to the CFCC Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship,Â which once fully funded, the scholarship will allow CFCC alumni (including former student ambassadors) to nominate family members, or legacy students, to receive scholarship awards.
Donors to the Ambassador Giving Society will be recognized in CFCC’s annual President’s Report. In addition, once construction of CFCC’s Union Station building is completed, donorsÂ will also be recognized on a permanent plaque on the fifth floor outside the CFCC Foundation office.
If you are you a former CFCC Student Ambassador and would like toÂ be included in theÂ CFCC Ambassador Giving Society, please contact the Cape Fear Community College Foundation at 910.362.7207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.