CFCC receives largest naming gift to date
CFCC’s Newest Building to be Named the Dan and Sheila Saklad Health and Human Services Center
Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) proudly announces a substantial and transformative $3 million donation from Dan Saklad. This exceptional contribution will be used to name CFCC’s newest building at 319 N. Front Street. The building will be named the Dan and Sheila Saklad Health and Human Services Center. This donation symbolizes the Saklad Family’s deep commitment to education and healthcare.
“I am honored to contribute to Cape Fear Community College, a longstanding beneficiary of our support,” said Dan Saklad. “This investment further strengthens our regional healthcare workforce, a profession near and dear to Sheila and my family. I hope that this contribution empowers future healthcare professionals and makes a lasting impact on the health and well-being of our community.”
“CFCC is deeply appreciative of this generous gift, reflecting Dan and Sheila’s dedication to the future of healthcare education,” said Jim Morton, CFCC President. This substantial contribution will leave a lasting imprint on our students, faculty, and the community.”
The Dan and Sheila Saklad Health and Human Services Center opened and started serving students on January 5, 2024. Phase II of the building renovations will include a new dental clinic, additional space for dental assistant and hygienist programs, and additional nursing classrooms, simulation spaces, and faculty offices.