BSCTC Donors Recognized on National Philanthropy Day
Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) recently recognized Drs. Gopal and Mina Majmundar at the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals KY, Bluegrass Chapter.
The annual event honors philanthropists and volunteers in our region who truly make a difference.
Dr. Zylka, President of BSCTC stated, “We are honored to be the focus of the generosity of Drs. Gopal and Mina Majmundar. Their unwavering support and insight has provided excellence within our student body and college.”
Drs. Gopal and Mina Majmundar moved to the United States from India in the early 1970s. Dr. Gopal operates a successful pediatric and family medicine practice. His wife, Dr. Mina, is now a retired anesthesiologist of more than thirty years. Dr. Mina currently serves as a member of the Big Sandy College Educational Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors. They raised two daughters in Martin, Kentucky, Dr. Mamata Majmundar and Dr. Monica Majmundar Sheth.
Since 2014, Drs. Gopal and Mina Majmundar have awarded a scholarship in their namesake to the top two Associate Degree Nursing and Licensed Practical Nursing students at graduation.
They recently established the Drs. Gopal, Mina, Mamata, and Monica Majmundar Family Endowed Scholarship, which benefits first generation college students and encourages students to complete their degrees. The scholarship is renewable for their second year of college.