June 2021

Housatonic Community College (HCC) is leading the way in suicide prevention training across the state. With a goal of reducing suicidal behaviors and saving lives, the college began offering training to its faculty, staff and students throughout the 2020-2021 academic year. Last Friday, HCC expanded its efforts by providing suicide prevention certification training to community college educators and administrators throughout Connecticut.

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Bridgeport celebrated Juneteenth as an officially observed federal holiday at the 29th Annual Juneteenth Parade & Harambee Festival last Saturday. At Seaside Park crowds gathered to celebrate, and among those was Housatonic Community College’s CEO Dr. Dwayne Smith, who was invited to be a marshal at the event.

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Each year students from Housatonic Community College (HCC) enjoy the opportunity to travel internationally and earn college credit. This year, amid Coronavirus, scholars went to Honolulu, HI where they presented at the 10th annual STEM-STEAM and Education Conference

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Broad Street in Bridgeport has a new look thanks to a series of banners that celebrate the City’s rich history. Ten colorful banners, designed by Bridgeport middle school students, honor Bridgeport’s seaside village known as Little Liberia.

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Members of the Housatonic Community College (HCC) Class of 2021 celebrated their graduation on Thursday, May 27 when the college held its 54th Commencement Exercises at Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater in Bridgeport, CT.

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Monday, 07 June 2021 14:18

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.

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