HCC Related News
New Exhibit in Beacon Hall: Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame!Written by Rob Nelson
I want to announce the arrival of a fantastic exhibit I’m hosting at Beacon Hall as part of my 2015 Honors Seminar Connecticut Uncovered. Sponsored by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, the exhibit consists of 40 portraits of educators, businesswomen, social leaders and other trailblazing women who have improved life in our state over the past couple hundred years. I spent all day Friday hanging the portraits, with the expert help and guidance of Prof. Andy Pinto, and I…
Housatonic Community College President Reflects on First Six MonthsWritten by Richard Hubbard
BRIDGEPORT – Housatonic Community College President Paul Broadie II has completed his inaugural months on the job. In addition to getting to know the college, its students, faculty and staff, the President has been active outside the HCC campus, meeting area community, business and professional leaders.
Family Economic Security Program (FESP) Staff IntroductionsWritten by Richard Hubbard
The FESP program now has staff! It’s very exciting to have a team working hard to help our students clarify their career goals, navigate the college, persist in their classes, and start preparing for economically secure futures.
HCC Presents Symposium on Race and AmericaWritten by Esther Watstein
The innovative use of theater performance as a springboard for InterACTion, a multi-activity symposium on Race and America will take place at Housatonic Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 20, Thurs. Oct. 22, and Friday, Oct. 23. Geoffrey Sheehan, HCC professor of Theater Arts says, “This critical exploration and discussion will consider the place of race in America beyond negative association.”
HCC’s Strategic Solutions Group is currently working with Bridgeport’s Optimus Health Care, Inc. to deliver tailored, 8-hour training programs for key staff. Just finished was the first of two planned employee groups that will apply Excel tools to streamline their analysis of patient service data. SSG’s referral to Connecticut’s Department of Labor is also enabling Optimus to receive state reimbursement to underwrite part of this training’s cost.
American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees New Haven Companies join Bridgeport for the first timeWritten by Richard Hubbard
The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame announced their 2015 class of inductees in a press event at Housatonic Community College on Friday, July 17th. Inducted in the October 8, 2015 ceremony at the Trumbull Marriott will be A.C. Gilbert Company Brewster & Co Bridgeport Brass Company Moore Tool Company SARGENT Manufacturing Company Wheeler & Wilson For the first time three companies from New Haven joined what had been a Bridgeport monopoly. The Gilbert, Brewster and Sargent companies were or are…
Housatonic Community College Faculty & Staff Offered A Number Of Inititatives To Help Students De-Stress During Exams Housatonic Community College offered students techniques for keeping calm and refreshed while preparing for finals. From May 11 - May 14, the college had a variety of stress relief and calming activities and techniques to help students get through finals. These included a hydration station for complimentary coffee, tea, water and healthy snacks; a stress relief area that featured inflated punching bags and…
Three Norwalk students were among 15 who recently graduated from Housatonic Community College's Community Health Worker program. Veronica Nance-White, Angel Pol-Diaz and Noelis Claudio of Norwalk joined Sharon Campbell, Michealle Hunter Caldwell, Denise Kilic, Madeline Kinchen, Melissa Rivera, Natasha Summers, and Tayreesha Martin of Bridgeport; Nora Isselee of Milford; Lisa Coker of Stamford; and Earlee Green, Sasha Jean-Baptiste, and Jackie McKoy of Stratford in graduating from the course. The non-credit course prepares students for a career helping individuals, families, groups…