Community and Economic Development
MBC is a not-for-profit entity created to drive economic development in Southern Virginia. MBC takes seriously our role of corporate citizen. Through scholarships, sponsorships, and partnerships, MBC continually invests in community and economic development by strengthening and empowering students and non-profit organizations across Southern Virginia.
The SOVA Innovation Hub, a non-profit organization and state-of-the art facility in South Boston, is a partnership between MBC and Microsoft created to spark economic transformation in Southern Virginia.
INVESTMENTS IN STEM EDUCATION
MBC supports local workforce development and digital jobs training through annual STEM education scholarships.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE INVESTMENTS
MBC gives $5,000 each year to Danville Community College, Patrick & Henry Community College, and Southside Virginia Community College. This money provides opportunities to students who are furthering their education in STEM fields through scholarships and workforce development programs.
WANDA B. JEFFRESS MEMORIAL STEM-H SCHOLARSHIP
Mrs. Wanda Bostick Jeffress was a very active community leader whose involvement included serving on the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Board of Directors. In her memory, MBC established a scholarship for graduating seniors from Halifax County High School who are majoring in a STEM-H field.