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Why Give?

Building the Mission

The Office of Development promotes the College and its programs to alumni, sponsors, and friends. The functions of the office include the identification, cultivation, and recognition of those who would support the VCOM mission or programs as benefactors of the College.

The VCOM Development Office’s mission is threefold:

  • to support the mission and major programs of the College,
  • to assist donors in finalizing charitable gifts in a manner that will allow individuals and organizations to fulfill their philanthropic and financial goals, and
  • to help build an association of alumni and friends of the College who will collaborate and provide input into setting future goals.

Your support to VCOM may be directed to many initiatives including:

  • Scholarships to deserving students
  • Appalachian medical outreach
  • International medical outreach
  • Simulation and Educational Technology Center
  • Updating and improving the campus
  • Academic programs
  • Supporting medical research