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16 Aug

An interview with Robin Avant, Dean of Academic Affairs

Dean Robin Avant started preparing for her vocation at age six, when she taught and gave exams to her collection of teddy-bear pupils. A lasting passion and a lifetime of educational preparation for her role as an HCC professor and ultimately Dean of Academic Affairs ensued, and she’s not nearly done.
15 Sep

An interview with Medgine Bright, Director of Student Activities

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.
02 Nov

A conversation with Rachel Cain, Assistant Professor of Biology

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.
07 Jul

A conversation with John Favret

Professor John Favret credits a Certificate in Computer Graphics from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) with opening ‘all doors in life’. Prior to that certificate, John had earned a BA from Bridgewater State College and an MFA from East Texas State University, and worked at Sears in retail displays and management.
29 Mar

A conversation with Adam Scobie

Adam Scobie’s manufacturing career began at age 15. His dad, HCC Instructor George Scobie, owns MRH Tool in Milford, and would pay Adam to run some of the machines.
19 Apr

An Interview with Pam Pirog

To say that Professor Pam Pirog is an active member of the HCC community is an understatement. In addition to teaching entrepreneurship and accounting courses, she serves as the coordinator of entrepreneurial education, partnering with local colleges and organizations. She is the coordinator of HCC’s VentureLab and SCORE office, is co-coordinator of the HCC Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Center and has held the position of the Business Department’s Department Chair.
07 Jun

A Conversation with Matt Dunne, Ph.D.

A lifelong New Englander, Professor Matthew Dunne joined Housatonic’s full-time faculty in 2015 after a stint as an adjunct professor at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, CT, his hometown. His journey to HCC began as a teaching assistant while earning his M.A. and Ph.D. at Brown University, and later as a visiting assistant professor at his alma mater, Stonehill College.
24 Feb

Adapting and Achieving: HCC Student Media in the Time of COVID

Think of an octopus – one central mass with eight arms that think and act independently; its movements a brilliantly choreographed dance. When presented with a challenge, the dance doesn’t falter; the movements merely adjust. That scenario depicts the operations of the team that created the spring 2021 issue of Horizons magazine.
17 Aug

Donofrio Public Media Scholarship available

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Interested in a career in media and/or communications? The Donofrio Public Media Scholarship is available to second year, full-time CSCU community college students who are studying in the field of communication, journalism, broadcasting, digital arts, production or marketing.
07 Aug

Study abroad for less

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Students who register in August for Humanities 119, a short-term study abroad course that will visit Spain and Portugal, will receive a special $150 discount.
26 Jul

Career Services offers new workshops for the Fall 2018 semester

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Starting in September, students will be able to attend free workshops designed to help you stay close and go far.
18 Jul

HCC offering classes at Jonathan Law in Milford

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Housatonic Community College (HCC) and Jonathan Law High School (JLHS) are pleased to announce the return of fall class offerings in Milford. Back-to-school classes are available for new or continuing students, all with the benefit of evening hours and an easily accessible location.
25 Jun

HCC receives recognition from Savannah College of Art and Design

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The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) recently signed a transfer agreement with Housatonic Community College (HCC) paving a path for students to transfer to SCAD.
11 Jun

Surgical Technology information sessions at HCC

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Surgical Technology Information Sessions will be held this month at Housatonic Community College (HCC). The sessions will take place on Tuesday June 12, Thursday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 20. The informational sessions are free and open to the public. Times and location are listed below.
29 May

Entrepreneur looks back, gives advice

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Joseph Montgomery, founder of Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, presided over a business workshop on Monday that aimed to give the audience of students and international professors advice on starting and maintaining a business.
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