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Front Page - Friday, August 7, 2020

Chattanooga State presents 2020 Philanthropy Awards




Barbara Marter, executive director of The Weldon F. Osbourne Foundation, accepts the Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy from Dr. Rebecca Ashford, Chattanooga State president. - Photograph provided

Chattanooga State Community College held its inaugural Philanthropy Awards ceremony July 27, recognizing The Osbourne Foundation and The Tucker Foundation for their commitment to student success at Chattanooga State.

“As firmly established donors to the Chattanooga State Foundation, The Osbourne Foundation and The Tucker Foundation have invested heavily in Chattanooga State – and their philanthropic investments have made a huge impact,” Chattanooga State President Dr. Rebecca Ashford said during the virtual event.

The Tucker Foundation, recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy, has contributed more than $350,000 to the Chattanooga State Foundation since 2002. Amy Moore, vice president of The Tucker Foundation, accepted the award.

The Weldon F. Osbourne Foundation, recipient of the Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy, has contributed more than $250,000 to the Chattanooga State Foundation since 2007. Osbourne Foundation Executive Director Barbara Marter accepted the award.

Gifts to the Chattanooga State Foundation help to cover tuition and fees for students and provide professional development for faculty and staff.

Learn more at give.chattanoogastate.edu.

Source: Chattanooga State Community College