Pictured above: Staff from the Vol State Upper-Cumberland

The event was a resounding success with over $17,000 raised

Vol State Upper Cumberland – Cookeville (VSUCC) held the first Hearts and Minds Gala, a fundraiser to benefit students Saturday, Feb. 10.  

The event raised over $17,000, according to VSUCC. The support will provide dual enrollment scholarships, enhance equipment needs and provide supportive services and emergency assistance to students. 

 “We can’t thank our sponsors and attendees enough for your participation and support of Vol State’s inaugural Hearts and Mind Gala,” said Nicholas Bishop, vice president for Economic Development and the Regional Centers. “The event raised funds for the college’s newly established Upper Cumberland, which provides financial support for our Upper Cumberland students and campuses. Because of your generosity, we can continue making a significant difference in the lives of students in the Upper Cumberland community.”

Sponsors include First National Bank, Livingston Regional Hospital, Roaring River Distillery, DJ $even, Twin Lakes, First Horizon, Shelton Consulting Solutions, TCAT Crossville and TCAT Livingston.

“Vol State is truly a college for the community – and we in turn are ever so grateful for the support the community has shown the college,” said the college in a release.

If you missed this event, but still have an interest in donating to this fund, follow this link to the Vol State College Foundation page: https://www.volstate.edu/foundation/giving

Volunteer State Community College is a public, two-year community college located just north of Nashville, Tennessee. Since 1971, the college has grown to four campus locations in Gallatin, Livingston, Cookeville and Springfield with over 100 programs offered. 

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Photo courtesy of VSUCC.

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