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Philanthropy Leaders

Every year since 2006, the chancellor of the Virginia Community College System has recognized philanthropy leaders from each of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth. The PVCC award recipients are listed here: 

Ethyle Cole Giuseppe

Ethyle Cole Giuseppe (2012) 
Her major gift ensured the success of the campaign for a PVCC center in Greene County and was recognized by naming the PVCC Eugene Giuseppe Center for her late husband, a Greene County educator 

Barbara Fried

Barbara Fried (2011) 
With her late husband, Mark, a supporter of the Great Expectations program that encourages foster youth to attend college and of the PVCC Center in Greene County 

Shown here with President Friedman 

Jim and Cynthia Stultz

Jim and Cynthia Stultz (2010)
Major donors whose most recent gift was recognized by the naming of the Stultz Center for Business and Career Development 

Hantzmon Wiebel LLP

Hantzmon Wiebel LLP (2009)
Long-time donor with many ties to PVCC including alumni Al Layne and Kendra Stribling who have served on the PVCC Educational Foundation Board of Directors 

Grace Carpenter

Grace Carpenter (2008) 
Former chair of the PVCC Board and former president of the PVCC Educational Foundation 

Advocate and major fundraiser for PVCC 

Jay and Barbara Kessler

Jay and Barbara Kessler (2006) 
Co-chairs of the Campaign for Opportunity and Excellence that raised a record $11.4 million 

Shown here with Chancellor Glenn DuBois