McGee Heating and Air Names Room at ITC
David Eisenberg Donates to Scholarships, Computer Numeric Control Department
Bedford, New York, resident David Eisenberg, far right, is a longtime supporter of the College, donating to scholarships and the Computer Numeric Control department since 2004. He and his associate, Chuck Doolittle,left,mettwoscholarshiprecipients,ChrisAver ,ofFairPla , left, and Justin Davis, of Walhalla, right, and toured the campus and the new Industrial Technology Center. Mr. Eisenberg, a retired Wall Street investment broker, became interested in Tri-County after looking at the College’s programs on the website.
McGee Heating and Air Conditioning, located in Anderson and Georgia, owned and operated by 1967 alumnus Walter McGee, third from left, pledged $20,000 to name the Residential and Light Commercial Comfort Cooling Lab in the College’s Industrial Technology Center. The 43,000-square-foot Center opened January 2013 and is home to the Welding and Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning programs. The facility is located on Highway 76 in Sandy Springs on five acres of land, four miles from the Pendleton Campus.
Pictured with him are, from left, John Lummus, vice president of economic and institutional advancement at the College; Elisabeth Gadd, former director of development for the College; Dr. Booth; Robert Kesler, general manager for McGee Heating and Air Conditioning in Anderson; and Chad Ankerich, general manager for the company in Georgia.
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Schneider Electric Continues Commitment to College
Schneider Electric in Seneca made its final $10,000 contribution towards a $50,000 pledge to the College Foundation for the company’s Teaching Chair Endowment in the Engineering and Industrial Technology Division. Pictured here, from left to right, are Ted Stokes, engineering manager at Schneider and an evening adjunct instructor for the Industrial Electronics Technology program; Larry Smith, Schneider Electric plant manager; John Lummus, vice president of economic and institutional advancement at the College; and Christine Nacnodovitz, human resources manager, global supply chain, Schneider Electric.
Since 1988, Schneider Electric has supported the Tri-County Technical College Foundation through annual gifts, all devoted to advancing educational opportunities and instruction. Because of the company’s generosit , through its teaching chair, faculty in the Engineering and Industrial Technology Division have grown professionally through participation in and presentations at seminars and conferences, along with enrollment in advanced course work. Including a pledge of $50,000 to the College’s Major Gifts campaign in 2010, the company has given more than $112,000 to its teaching chair for the Engineering and Industrial Technology Division and a total of $124,750 to the Foundation.