To help address the global shortage of ophthalmic medical personnel and train students for in-demand careers, Housatonic Community College will offer an Ophthalmic Assistant Program this semester, with classes beginning September 17th.

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Housatonic Community College (HCC) became one of 13 Connecticut schools to receive The State Targeted Response (STR) to the Opioid Crisis Grant in October, receiving a one-time payment of $11,000 to address the growing opioid problem within the state

The all-volunteer, philanthropic organization Near and Far Aid awarded a $12,000 grant to the Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) to help make college more affordable for students facing financial challenges.

Housatonic Community College (HCC) announced Nov. 20 that Fiona Hodgson has joined the school as the Executive Director of the HCC Foundation.

On Monday, Feb. 27 at 12:30 pm, the HCC Women of Wisdom lecture series will present a discussion on Prudence Crandall (1803 – 1890), Quaker abolitionist and teacher. Ms. Crandall opened a private school for girls in Canterbury, Conn.

The Housatonic Community College fall 2016 Women of Wisdom Series continues on Monday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m. with a lecture by HCC Assistant Professor of English Susan Monroe on Fannie Jackson Coppin, an early crusader for education.

The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame (AMHoF) is pleased to recognize The Farrel Corporation for their outstanding contribution to manufacturing at the Fifth Annual Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, October 9 at the Trumbull Marriot.

October 22nd, Housatonic Community College (HCC) President Paul Broadie II led the official celebration of the new Lafayette Hall expansion opening with a ribbon-cutting event attended by CSCU President Mark Ojakian, State Senator Marilyn Moore, State Representative Steven Stafstrom, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Amenta Emma Architects and members of the HCC Foundation, faculty, staff and students.

The Housatonic Community College (HCC) Foundation received a $30,000 contribution from KeyBank Foundation, the charitable nonprofit foundation of KeyBank, to support the College’s Family Economic Security Program (FESP). The grant, which spans a three-year period, will support the nearly 400 students already enrolled in the program.

The Theater Arts program at Housatonic Community College is hosting an Alumni Performance Festival from November 5 through 15 in the Lafayette Hall Performing Arts Center.

Students concerned that sharpening their academic skills will eat up time and stall their progress toward a college degree now have the option of enrolling in accelerated online courses that can be completed in one semester.

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