Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) Director Robbin Zella announced that she will retire at the end of June. Ms. Zella has held the role of director of the museum, located on the Housatonic Community College (HCC) campus in Bridgeport, since 1998. A retirement luncheon was held and a scholarship to the college was created in her name.

Each year refugees seek safety in our country, often arriving with nothing more than a suitcase, and struggling with our language. That’s why the Interfaith Refugee Resettlement Committee (IRRC), Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF), Housatonic Community College (HCC) and its Foundation banded together to help develop the English communication skills of an Afghan family fleeing the Taliban.

The Werth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Housatonic Community College (HCC) competed its first semester after its launch this past year. It is the only entrepreneurship center of its kind at a Connecticut community college.

Connecticut State Community College President John Maduko, M.D., joined Congressman Jim Himes today at Housatonic Community College to announce a $1.3 million award from the U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).

As the risk of food insecurity among college students is on the rise, Stop & Shop is taking steps to fight back locally with continued support for the Housatonic Community College (HCC) School Food Pantry. The supermarket giant recently donated an additional $10,000 to assist the HCC food pantry in helping food-insecure students with nutritious food options and basic necessities so they can stay focused on their education.

As the risk of food insecurity among college students is on the rise, Stop & Shop is taking steps to fight back locally with continued support for the Housatonic Community College (HCC) School Food Pantry. The supermarket giant recently donated an additional $10,000 to assist the HCC food pantry in helping food-insecure students with nutritious food options and basic necessities so they can stay focused on their education.

Housatonic Community College (HCC) and Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) are pleased to announce a new partnership that will allow HCC students to earn a SCSU bachelor of science degree in Healthcare Studies without leaving the HCC campus. A memorandum of understanding signing took place with leaders of both colleges yesterday, March 23, 2022, at HCC in Bridgeport, CT to formalize the agreement.

In a press conference held yesterday at Housatonic Community College (HCC) in Bridgeport, Connecticut, administrators, educators, staff, and students joined Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) in announcing that HCC has been awarded $1 million in federal funding to support the college’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center.

Currently on exhibition at Housatonic Community College is a wide variety of work by full- and part-time art faculty members. The show is entitled ‘Portes Ouvertes’, or open doors in French, to reflect that the COVID shutdown is largely ending.

An opening reception was held on April 5 in the Burt Chernow Gallery, located in Lafayette Hall on the Housatonic Community College Campus. The exhibit features the work of 17 artists, and will offer a range of artwork, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, digital, and installation.

On Saturday, April 23 Housatonic Community College (HCC) will host a fundraiser for Ukraine featuring a craft fair, art auction and culturally immersive event.

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