Brighter futures built on solid foundations, our mission, is fulfilled when your financial contributions translate into improved lives.
Allegany College of Maryland, the community’s college in Allegany County and serving Western Maryland and the surrounding region, was founded in 1961. In fall 1996, with the College’s role in the region continuing to expand, the College was renamed Allegany College of Maryland to reflect changes in its mission.
Since the inception of the College Foundation in 1982, we have invested private dollars to provide scholarships and educational opportunity to our students. Your support will provide students with the additional assistance and encouragement necessary to attain their educational goals.
Allegany College of Maryland is a lifelong learning community dedicated to excellence in education and responsive to the changing needs of the communities we serve. Our focus is the preparation of individuals for lives of fulfillment, leadership, and service in a diverse and global society. We provide rich and challenging learning opportunities with a personal touch. We are committed to being a regional leader in providing education programs, training, and services. The College has 50 years of experience in providing quality credit and workforce development and educational programs in Allegany County and the surrounding rural tri-state region.
The College and the Center for Continuing Education are committed to providing quality training for students, businesses, and other employees who work in existing and emerging businesses in Western Maryland. Staff works closely with each student and business customer to offer programs that address the client’s needs. Whether it is a credit program or a short-term or long-term training project, the delivery of quality training is foremost.
The sense of urgency that underscores this request is founded on the principle that all people should have access to quality and affordable education, regardless of their ability to pay. Your support will go a long way in allowing Allegany College of Maryland to continue to serve the region in the way it has for over 50 years. It will ensure that the door remains open to those wanting to maximize their potential for a higher quality of life for themselves, their families, and the community.