Methanex Corporation signed a three year pledge totalling $9,000 to be directed towards student scholarships at Medicine Hat College (MHC). The funds will support students in programs relevant to their business operations such as power engineering, business, and built environment engineering technology.
To date, Methanex has donated over $30,000 in scholarships and $40,000 in program enhancements to the college, an investment which speaks highly of the college’s programs and alumni, explains Dr. Denise Henning, president and CEO for MHC.
“Methanex is one the largest employers in our community, and provides opportunities for our students to gain experience and find employment upon graduation,” says Denise Henning, president and CEO for MHC. “Their commitment and investment into building a strong community and workforce through supporting our programs is invaluable to us.”
Rawle Ramlochan, plant manager for Methanex in Medicine Hat, explains that their donation is one of many ways they are fulfilling their commitment to creating a positive and sustainable impact in the communities they serve.
“Education is a key pillar of our company’s social responsibility program and we believe in supporting educational programs at all levels in our community. Through our commitment to Responsible Care®, we support institutions and individuals to pursue opportunities for learning and development, and we are proud to continue our relationship with Medicine Hat College.”
Methanex is the world’s largest producer and supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and South America. With approximately 1,300 employees around the globe they are able to adapt to their customers’ needs while creating and capitalizing on opportunities in the marketplace.
For more information on Methanex, visit www.methanex.com. If you are interested in learning more about the programs available at MHC visit www.mhc.ab.ca.
Are you a company interested in making your match at MHC? We encourage you to contact our foundation office to learn about the opportunities available to invest in our students, our college and our community.
Learn more; contact Jennifer Kerslake, manager of fund development at firstname.lastname@example.org and 403.529.3897 or Jenna Williams, community relations officer at email@example.com or 403.502.8995.
Image caption (left to right): David Petis, vice president, advancement and community relations, MHC; Denise Henning, president and CEO, MHC; Garry Bennett, human resource manager, Methanex; Rawle Ramlochan, plant manager, Methanex; Tobi Kemp, human resource advisor, Methanex; Sandy Vanderburgh, interim vice president, academic, MHC
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