Medical Mutual Awards $1 Million to Benefit Tri-C Nursing and Health Career Students
November 01, 2016
John Horton, 216-987-4281 email@example.com
Donation called a “winning investment” in the next generation of health care providers
Medical Mutual of Ohio today announced a $1 million gift to increase the number of scholarships awarded to nursing and health career students at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®).
The donation expands the existing Medical Mutual Nursing and Health Careers Endowed Scholarship Fund, which was established at Tri-C in 2012 through the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation.
Eighty scholarships have been awarded to Medical Mutual Scholars since the scholarship fund began. So far, 31 of those Scholars have graduated from Tri-C and taken jobs helping others across Northeast Ohio.
“It feels great to know we’re helping the next generation of nursing and health care professionals as they learn their craft at Tri-C,” said Rick Chiricosta, chairman, president and CEO of Medical Mutual. “We know this is a winning investment that will benefit our community for decades to come.”
Tri-C President Alex Johnson said the Medical Mutual gift will have an enduring impact. The College ranks among the national leaders in awarding nursing and health career degrees, meeting the need for skilled workers in an industry vital to the region’s economy.
“The generosity and commitment of Medical Mutual to the future development of health care professionals in Northeast Ohio is truly inspiring,” Johnson said. “This support will change the lives of Tri-C students and every person they care for during their careers.”
The donation was announced during the Foundation’s Presidential Scholarship Luncheon.