Endowed Scholarship Established in Memory of Michael B. Brown at Three Rivers Community College

The Three Rivers College Foundation is pleased to announce the formal endowment of the Michael B. Brown Memorial Scholarship. His brother, Dr. Si Brown, who resides in Vancouver, Canada, has chosen to honor his memory with the creation of a $15,000 endowed scholarship.
 
While employed at Millstone Power Station, Brown championed the nuclear program at Three Rivers Community College, formerly known as Thames Valley Technical College, that challenged students with science and math courses in preparation for employment in technical positions. He was a strong supporter of all aspects of the nuclear program and recruited high school students from under-represented communities.
 
In 2003, Brown was awarded an Honorary Degree from Three Rivers Community College. He was a member of the Three Rivers’ Nuclear Advisory Committee initially as a function of his position at Millstone, but he remained an active, vibrant member after his retirement until his passing in early 2020.
 
Today, the nuclear program in the only of its kind in New England, one of three in the country, and considered the best in the nation. Sixteen two-year scholarships are awarded annually to promising candidates for the Nuclear Engineering Technology program through its Dominion Nuclear Connecticut Millstone Power Station Engineering Technology Scholarships. The application deadline for these scholarships is February 22 and students can learn more at www.threerivers.edu/dominion.
 
The Michael B. Brown Memorial Scholarship will provide deserving students the opportunity to attend Three Rivers to pursue an associate degree in a STEM program. Additional donations can be made to this fund by visiting www.threerivers.edu/giving.
 
For more information about scholarships and to see the full scope of what Three Rivers Community College and the TRC Foundation has to offer, visit www.threerivers.edu or call 860-215-9043.

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