Colorado Springs, Colo. – March 20, 2015 – The Foundation for Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) recently hired Teresa Cantwell as its new programs manager. Cantwell will administer college scholarship activities and also focus on database management, scholarship opportunity awareness and scholarship donor stewardship.
“Our community has many philanthropists and regular donors who are dedicated to ensuring affordable access to education for future generations and I am honored to work with them to fulfill their legacies,” said Cantwell.
Cantwell joins PPCC after spending six years with Peak Vista Community Health Centers as a foundation development associate, clinical team manager, contract specialist and most recently the grants coordinator. She has also worked at Academy School District 20’s School in the Woods as its Secretary/Paraprofessional.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and is a graduate of the UNC School of Business: Hospital Management Institute.
About The Foundation for PPCC
The Foundation for Pikes Peak Community College was founded in 1980 by a group of committed college supporters. Receiving its 501(c)3 status in 1981, the foundation’s goal is raising awareness of the critical impact of PPCC on individuals, families and communities in the Pikes Peak Region and to also generate the resources required to further enrich PPCC’s academic programs, launch new initiatives and provide scholarships for tens of thousands of deserving students.
Pikes Peak Community College is in its 47th year of operation and has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1975. It is a two-year college offering 158 associate degrees and various certifications in career and technical fields. With four campuses and two military education centers in El Paso County, PPCC serves approximately 21,000 students annually.