New signage was placed Friday morning on the newly named Wayne M. Densch Partnership Center, the base for UCF’s Sanford/Lake Mary Regional Campus at Seminole State College.
Seminole State received $2 million from Wayne M. Densch Charities to establish a scholarship program for first-generation college students. The donation, which will be distributed in $200,000 increments over 10 years, also gave the Densch trust naming rights to the Partnership Center. The building houses classrooms, the campus library and offices for the University of Central Florida’s regional campus.
About 25 percent of Seminole State students are the first in their families to attend college, said Marcia Roman, vice president of Student Affairs for Seminole State.
The college expects to implement the Wayne Densch Scholarship program this fall for students who will complete their first two years of college at Seminole State. Many of the Seminole State students use the DirectConnect to UCF program to continue their education.