About The Foundation

The Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Foundation is an innovative non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the efforts of the College with financial resources. The Foundation actively seeks and secures funds to provide scholarships and to support College programs and facilities.

2021-2022 Annual Giving Campaign

Read student testimonials and learn how you can give back to your community.

Community Report

Read about what all the Foundation did in 2020-2021, including dollars allocated and dollars raised.

Unrestricted Endowments

$40,000 in upgrades, including a new Richland Campus computer lab, Central Park Center renovations, and Intuit software.

Scholarship Endowments

Students were awarded $22,000 in scholarship funds during 2020-2021. Donors can pledge to existing scholarships or create new ones.

One Book Program

1,200+ students and teachers from over 12 school districts participated in this reading and history program, between Grades 4-6.

EITC Program

$8,700 was donated to assist local high school students across 50 Pennsylvania school districts with their dual enrollment tuition.


A volunteer Board of Directors from throughout our region governs the Foundation. Members are leaders in business, industry, education, health care, community services, and the arts. The Board’s main priority is to raise funds on behalf of the College.


Mr. David Mordan, President
CPA, Self-Employed

Mr. Mike Lynch, Vice President
AmeriServ Financial

Ms. Roberta Ream, Treasurer
AmeriServ Financial


Ms. Nancy D’Aniello
Concurrent Technologies Corporation

Mr. Ellis Griffith
Improvements & Innovations, Inc.

Mr. John Kubinsky
Somerset Trust Company

Mr. Tim Leventry
Leventry, Haschak & Rodkey, LLC

Mr. John Polacek
JWF Industries

Mr. Ed Porada

Mr. Doug Puchko
Puchko Financial

Mr. Jeffrey Wood
Kongsberg Protech Systems

Mr. Alan Cashaw, ex-officio
Pennsylvania Highlands Trustee

Mr. James Foreman, ex-officio
Pennsylvania Highlands Trustee

Dr. Steve Nunez, ex-officio
Pennsylvania Highlands President

Ms. Kathleen Morrell, ex-officio
Pennsylvania Highlands Executive Director of Institutional Advancement


The Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Foundation seeks and secures financial support for the College and its students by raising friends and funds and successfully managing resources and relationships.


The Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Foundation will serve as a premier community college foundation by meeting and exceeding the College and our communities’ educational needs.


Established in 1995, the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Foundation is a non-profit educational trust under Section 501 (c) (3). The Foundation was created to provide resources for the growth and development of the College.

The Foundation actively solicits funds to support student scholarships and programs, faculty and staff development, the alumni association, and facility needs. The Foundation raises funds through donations, benefit events, grants, and deferred gifts. The Foundation also serves as an important role in establishing relationships between the College and area business and industry as well as the community at large.