MCC CHANCELLOR’S ADVISORY COUNCIL
HORIZONS COMMITTEE MEETING
February 11, 2008
Present: Steve Holaday, Bob Lloyd, Karen Williams, Clyde Sakamoto, Cordy MacLaughlin, Marilyn Fornwall
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 1:00p.m.
Approval of Minutes: The minutes of the October 29, 2007 meeting were reviewed and approved.
Centennial Campaign Update:
§ A&B Proposal – Clyde will be requesting consideration of a $2 million gift for development of 4-year programs:
o Sustainable Science degree specializing in solar, biofuel, wind energy, agriculture and renewable energy.
o IT utilizing the new super computer from IBM Gerontology working with the Maui Long Term Care Partnership.
§ Applied Ocean Sciences in regards to teacher preparation
§ Maui Land & Pine – $34,000 has been donated for scholarships and $136,000 has been pledged for some internships, etc.
§ Strong Foundation – A new proposal for $100,000 to support dental equipment was submitted.
§ Weinberg Foundation – dead end – their emphasis is on building projects.
§ Student Life Center – The inside renovations are completed. The building includes a dinner theater, bookstore and wellness center. Cordy will be approaching a prospective donor. Artwork is needed but the State Foundation for the Arts will be approached. A $1 million gift has been proposed.
§ Music Institute – A benefactor gave $10,000 to get the institute off the ground. Maui Symphony and Maui Orchestra want to offer more training and get involved.
Chancellor’s Advisory Group Giving: CAC membershave contributed at 85% rate to date.. 100% of the Administrative Staff at MCC have given.
§ The Class Act – Lunches in the Class Act are a great way to introduce a prospect to MCC. It is also a good way to thank our donors. The Lloyds and Williams will be bringing in guests.
§ Maui Chinese Cultural Society – Clarence Wee has been moving this group to support MCC. We can anticipate $10,000 from the members in April. The group will be brought in for lunch.
§ Business Forum – Stanford BA-Econ, Harvard MBA, Larry Burke moved to Maui and wants to get involved in the Business Forum.
§ UH Foundation is looking for big endowment prospects.
Noble Grape Committee:
§ Discussion took place on raising the ticket prices.
§ Change the look of the auction items. Create experiences.
§ Keep the Noble Grape in the fall but create a new event in the spring to target the seasonal residents, perhaps for the Nursing Program.
§ Get the community involved.
§ Enlist Audrey to serve on the committee. Bob and Karen will help.
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