With one of the most outstanding advanced manufacturing technology training centers in the state, Housatonic Community College (HCC) celebrated Manufacturing Month with a series of exciting happenings last month, including a new partnership with FuelCell Energy in Torrington, CT.

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In connection with National STEM/STEAM Day on Monday, November 8th, Housatonic Community College (HCC) will present STEAMFest 2021 with a theme of ‘Helping Everyone Reach For The Stars’. A series of engaging space-themed discussions and activities are planned, including lectures by NASA scientists and star watching parties.

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Housatonic Community College (HCC), area churches and Griffin Health have joined forces to help increase Bridgeport’s COVID-19 vaccination rate. Together the organizations have created popup vaccination clinics offering both vaccinations and boosters in the coming weeks..

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For 15 years, Rachel Cain has been a dedicated part of HCC’s Math/Science teaching team. She was initially a part-time Lecturer but is currently Assistant Professor of Biology who teaches Introduction to Biology, General Biology I and General Biology II. Through community building, she empowers students every day to achieve their top learning potential.

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Bridgeport, CT (November 4, 2021) – Housatonic Community College (HCC) will host an Enroll in a Day registration event on Saturday, November 13. The events at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in Bridgeport, CT will take place in person from 9am – 1pm. Registration for the event is required, visit www.ct.edu/enroll.

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The Connecticut Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) named Dwayne Smith, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Housatonic Community College (HCC) among the 100 Most Influential Blacks in the State of Connecticut in an October 23rd awards ceremony at Foxwoods Casino.

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A new exhibit opening on October 28 at the Housatonic Museum of Art is aptly named DRIP-DROP, TICK-TOCK, HERE + NOW. The show, originally scheduled in 2018, was canceled a week prior to opening due to water damage from a fire above the gallery. When rescheduled for 2020, the exhibit was postponed yet again due to the pandemic.

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A new exhibit opening on October 28 at the Housatonic Museum of Art is aptly named DRIP-DROP, TICK-TOCK, HERE + NOW. The show, originally scheduled in 2018, was canceled a week prior to opening due to water damage from a fire above the gallery. When rescheduled for 2020, the exhibit was postponed yet again due to the pandemic.

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Medgine Bright, Director of Student Activities, has been preparing for this role since she was a student herself at Southern Connecticut State University. There, she chaired multiple committees and also worked as a Resident Assistant.

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On Thursday, September 23, Housatonic Community College (HCC) marked the beginning of the academic school year with its first-ever Convocation and Rite of Passage Ceremony. The gathering, which took place on the college’s downtown Bridgeport campus courtyard, allowed students to affirm their commitment to their educational journeys.

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Housatonic Community College (HCC), an Achieving the Dream Leader Institution, is the recipient of a $1 million donation from philanthropist and business owner, Peter J. Werth Jr. It is the largest gift from an individual in school history, and will establish the Werth Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center.

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The Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) recently received $5,000 of grant funding from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to support low-income female Housatonic Community College (HCC) students who are also mothers. This grant marks a first of its kind for AAUW, which until this time only supported students directly.

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