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2018 EVENTS

Employee Giving Luncheon - September 20, 2018      

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The Foundation is lucky to have the ongoing financial support of so many faculty and staff members. To recognize those who give to the Foundation, an annual appreciation lunch is hosted by the Foundation to say thank you and provide an opportunity for colleagues to dine along with their philanthropic peers. It was Taco Thursday at El Camino College -- Fiesta Ole'!

                                         
Employee Giving Lunch Photos

 

South Bay Promise Signing Ceremony - May 11, 2018      

SBP Cover Pic Ben Allen     

130 South Bay leaders visited El Camino College to participate in a signing ceremony for the South Bay Promise. Educational leaders, elected officials and community partners joined together to sign resolutions and reaffirm their commitment to this program that provides college access. State Senator Ben Allen was the keynote speaker and American Honda Motor Co., Inc. presented a $50,000 check to support an endowment fund for the South Bay Promise. The South Bay Promise will expand in the fall of 2018 to include 500 high school graduates from all seven school districts in the El Camino Community College District. Through this program, high school graduates who attend ECC full time will have enrollment fees waived for the first year. The Foundation was pleased to host this historic event and bring awareness to this vital community program.     

                                         
SBP Signing Ceremony Photos

 

Scholarship Awards Ceremony - May 10, 2018      

Scholarship Cover Photo      

Over $550,000 was awarded to more than 500 current and transferring El Camino College students at the annual Foundation Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Additionally, $250,000 was awarded to 250 South Bay Promise students. Thanks to our many generous donors, most scholarships fully cover the cost of enrollment fees, textbooks and educational expenses. This heart-warming event provides an opportunity for the donor to meet their scholarship recipient and allows the recipient to thank their donor in person. Each year, the scholarship program continues to grow, providing critical support to students in a variety of academic disciplines and technical fields.


Scholarship Awards Ceremony Photos


 

2017 EVENTS

President's Dinner - December 7, 2017      

President's Breakfast      

The El Camino College Foundation recently celebrated the holidays and a successful giving season with their annual President’s Dinner at the Redondo Beach Cheesecake Factory. Guests were entertained by talented student guitarists Bryan Garcia and Nash Montano, followed by opening remarks from Superintendent/President Dr. Dena Maloney. Katie Nuemann, recipient of the Frances Ford Scholarship for Nursing, delighted the audience with her student experiences. The evening concluded with closing remarks by Foundation Executive Director, Andrea Sala, and of course, delicious cheesecake!


President's Dinner Photos

 

Retiree Luncheon - November 3, 2017

Retiree Lunch 2017    

Retired El Camino College faculty and staff members caught up with colleagues and friends at the 2017 Retiree Luncheon.  President Maloney gave an overview of campus programs.  Andrea Sala spoke about the South Bay Promise program and Virgina Pfiffner closed the luncheon by introducing new retirees and recognizing the longest retired attendees.

 

Retiree Luncheon Photos

 

David Benoit Reception - May 12, 2017

President's Breakfast   

Members of the El Camino College community, including President Maloney, Board of Trustees, Foundation Board of Directors, President's Circle, Community Partners, and special guests came out to meet and support fellow ECC Distinguished Alumnus David Benoit.  Mr. Benoit is a Grammy-nominated jazz musician, possessing the artistic talents of pianist, composer, and arranger.  Mr. Benoit is regarded as one of the most innovative jazz artists of the 21st Century and is best known for The Peanut's Movie Linus and Lucy song.  Guests enjoyed mingling with Mr. Benoit, and later appreciated his concert in the Marsee Auditorium.

 

David Benoit Reception Photos

 

Scholarship Awards Ceremony - May 11, 2017

Scholarship Ceremony 2017   

Over $500,000 was awarded to more than 450 incoming high school students, students attending El Camino College, and students transferring to the four-year university of their dreams at the annual Foundation Scholarship Awards Ceremony.  Thanks to our generous donors, many of these scholarships fully cover the cost of tuition, textbooks, and fees.  The ECC Scholarship program continues to grow, providing critical support to students in a variety of academic disciplines.

Scholarship Awards Ceremony Photos  

  

2016 EVENTS

Breakfast with the President - February 26, 2016

President's Breakfast 2016   

Members of the President's Circle, business sponsors, Foundation board members and guests attended the annual Breakfast with the President.  President Maloney was introduced, gave her vision for the college and recognized the Foundation's Community Partners whose support contributes to the success of our students.


Breakfast with the President Photos  

 

Stadium Sneak Peak - July 28, 2016

Stadium Sneak Peak 2016   

President's Circle members, Foundation board members and special guests enjoyed a delicious tailgate barbeque and were the first to experience and tour the new Murdock Stadium press box, training room, locker rooms and more.


Stadium Sneak Peak Photos