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Housatonic Community College Student News
Bringing in the Bystander comes to HCCWritten by
Brining in the Bystander, a sexual and relationship violence prevention workshop will be held Monday, April 30 from 2-2:30 p.m. in BH-317 and Tuesday, May 1, 11-12:20 p.m. in LH L109. The workshop, which is co-sponsored by the Academic Advising and Student Success Activities offices, aims to equip students with skills necessary to diffuse volatile situations in relationships.
Student wins Elevator Pitch Contest for vegan take-outWritten by Martin Florestant
Bubba’s Vegan Kitchen, a take-out and catering company created by HCC student Keysha Tingeling, won first place in the University of Bridgeport’s annual Elevator Pitch Competition last week.
Student Turns Novella into ProductionWritten by
What first started as a novella about two young couples caught up in tragedy and denial has turned into a full-on performance in HCC student Yasmina Saint-Jean’s For What It’s Worth, which debuted at HCC last week.
Chi Rho Receives Honors, Awards at Annual ConferenceWritten by
For the second year in a row, members of the Chi Rho chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) took 1st place for their entry into the Honors in Action Project at the society’s 2018 Northeast Regional Conference.
Student Success Stories - Mona MitriWritten by
Mona Mitri graduated in 2007 with a degree in Business Administration. Mona continued her education at the UConn School of Business before opening up her own business – Tutor Me S.O.S. in Stamford, CT.. Mona Mitri graduated in 2007 with a degree in Business Administration. Mona continued her education at the UConn School of Business before opening up her own business – Tutor Me S.O.S. in Stamford, CT.
CT Youth Count 2018 Aims to Identify Number of Homeless YouthWritten by
HCC, in partnership with The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) is again asking for help in this year’s Youth Count, an initiative designed to identify homeless and unstably housed youth.
New Program Helps Students to Ace Job InterviewsWritten by
Finding success within the job market requires applicants to have every advantage they can. With the Big Interview, the latest tool offered by HCC’s career resources and internships office, students can learn and practice interview skills in a live-setting with instant feedback.
HCC Students Receive Recognition from The Connecticut Audubon SocietyWritten by
The Connecticut Audubon Society has recognized three HCC students who won for their study on turtles at the annual Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB) conference last month.
Housatonic Museum of Art Announces Acquisition of Artwork From The Collections Of Thirteen Contemporary Photographers Participating In The Museum Project
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.
Addressing the Opioid Crisis on CampusWritten by
Tuesday’s Addressing the Opioid Crisis lecture at Beacon Hall gave attendees a glimpse into the ongoing opioid crisis within the state as well as information on life-saving techniques by use of the drug Narcan.