RCC Launches $5 Million Capital Campaign

Decatur – Richland Community College is launching a capital campaign for a new Business Education Center.

The campaign seeks to raise $5 million dollars for the center.  It will be located on the Decatur campus.

Even before the fund raising campaign was announced on Thursday the campaign had already collected $2.3 million in pledges, gifts and dollars received according to campaign chairman Larry Foster.

“Our students are going to be involved in world issues,” RCC President Dr. Gayle Saunders told WAND's Doug Wolfe.  “World based real time business activities that allow them to be engaged with our local businesses, regional businesses, as well as global businesses.”

Contributions can be made in the form of cash, stock, real estate and through charitable trusts and life insurance.  Contact Richard McGowan, Executive Director, Richland Community College Foundation in order to make a gift.  He can be reached at (217) 875-7211, Ext. 350.

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