Posted: Thu, 2013-10-17 15:12 in News
The Grainger Foundation is helping put essential resources at students’ fingertips at St. Cloud Technical & Community College.
Their $10,000 gift supports SCTCC’s Driven Campaign for the expansion and renovation of Medium/Heavy Truck Technician and Auto Body Collision Technology programs, and more specifically, the Medium/Heavy Truck Technician resource room. The investment will support purchases of diagnostic software, resource subscriptions, and technology to allow students and faculty to research and stay current on ever-changing technology and standards in the field.
Samuel Nash of Grainger presents a check to Matt Hoepner, SCTCC MHT instructor
Since 2009, Grainger has invested $27,000 in student scholarships at SCTCC as well as this resource room.
W.W. Grainger, Inc., with 2012 sales of $9 billion, is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products, with expanding global operations.
The Grainger Foundation is an independent, private foundation that was established in 1949 by William Wallace Grainger, the Company’s founder. Under the Program, Grainger’s branch managers identify charitable organizations in their local communities and make recommendations to the Foundation for grants. In 2012, the Foundation made 880 grants totaling $6.6 million to a wide variety of health and human service, civic, and educational organizations.
Visit www.grainger.com/investor for more information about the company.