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Nash Community College Receives SECU Career Award


scholarship check presentation from SECU to NCC of $18,000

Pictured from left, Dean of Continuing Education Carla Dunston, NCC Board Member and SECU Advisory Board member Natalie Brooks, SECU Nashville, NC Branch Manager Susan Stephens and NCC President Dr. Lew K. Hunnicutt.

Nash Community College has been selected to participate in the 2023-2024 SECU (State Employees Credit Union) Bridge to Career Program to support Continuing Education student scholarships.

NCC first participated during the 2022-2023 term. The program will operate during the period of July 1, 2023, to Aug. 31, 2024.

SECU awarded $18,000 to fund over 30 scholarships and administrative expenses. “The SECU Foundation Bridge to Career program supports North Carolina Community College System students seeking to obtain state-regulated or industry-recognized credentials through the Workforce Continuing Education Division that lead to sustainable wage careers within their local communities,” said SECU Nashville, NC Branch Manager, Susan Stephens.

This award provides 30 scholarships, each in the amount of $500, to assist students in continuing their studies and making a difference in a life-changing career.

“We do some great work here at NCC, and this award will allow us to continue to support all of the great individuals that participate in our programs and give back to our community,” said Carla Dunston, dean of continuing education at NCC.