Helping Young Girls Fulfill Their Prom Dreams
Jan17

Helping Young Girls Fulfill Their Prom Dreams

“To a teenage girl, prom is almost like a rite of passage,” says Alfred State student Olivia Ciesla. “Picking out a dress, finding a date, and getting your hair done is part of that prom experience.” But for many underprivileged young girls and their families in Allegany County, a formal event that can cost upwards of $800 is just too far out of reach. “I was unable to afford a dress for my own senior prom,” Olivia says. “I know the...

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Alumni Robin and Timothy Wentworth Give Monroe Community College Largest Gift Ever
Nov26

Alumni Robin and Timothy Wentworth Give Monroe Community College Largest Gift Ever

A $2.25 million gift to the Monroe Community College Foundation from alumni Robin ’80 and Timothy ’80 Wentworth (Franklin Lakes, N.J.) will provide full scholarships to 40 MCC students each year. The gift is the largest in the college’s history. The gift establishes the Wentworth Family Scholarship program at MCC, an endowed fund that gives students opportunities to start their college education. The first cohort of Wentworth Family...

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