Housatonic Community College Student News
04 Feb

Housatonic Community College Signs Agreement with The Child & Family Guidance Center

Housatonic Community College (HCC) is pleased to announce a new collaboration with The Child & Family Guidance Center (CFGC). With social distancing and a virtual audience, an agreement was signed yesterday at the college formalizing the partnership that will facilitate educational opportunities for at-risk youth and their families.
27 Jan

The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts Establishes Textbook Lending Library at Housatonic Community College

Housatonic Community College (HCC) is easing the burden of textbook costs for low-income students thanks to a grant from The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts (SFFEA) for the creation of a new Textbook Lending Library.
25 Nov

A Conversation With Rebecca Rodriguez, Director of Recruitment and International Affairs / Part-Time Lecturer

In her six years at Housatonic, Rebecca Rodriguez has touched the lives of many students, largely because of the relationships she’s built with them, and her personal understanding of the challenges they face.
28 Jan

Jongil Ma Is Drawing In Space at the Housatonic Museum of Art

A new, dynamic interlacing sculpture by South Korean artist, Jongil Ma floats above the entrance to the Burt Chernow Galleries. The major piece, presented by the Housatonic Museum of Art, is an intricate arrangement of stained wood, offering a lesson in balance and flow.
25 Nov

HCC’s Richard Hubbard Donates Vegan Thanksgiving Meals To Those In Need

At Thanksgiving, turkey is typically the star of the show, but one local vegan is helping those in need this holiday season and sharing his healthy lifestyle.
25 Nov

Housatonic Announces New Initiative To Address Student Equity

Housatonic Community College (HCC) is elevating its commitment to under-resourced and underserved students across our region with the creation of a new initiative: The Equity Project. Through financial investments and an array of support services, the initiative seeks to increase access to higher education, retention and academic achievement.
24 Nov

Housatonic Community College Offers Thanksgiving Dinner Drive-Through To Students

To show appreciation for its student body, the Housatonic Community College (HCC) Student Senate handed out 200 Thanksgiving meal bags on Friday. Each thermal bag was filled with holiday dinner staples such as stuffing, potatoes, green beans, cranberries and pumpkin. In addition, the first 50 students received turkeys and another 10 students received donated Stop & Shop gift cards to buy one.
10 Nov

FREE Friday Night Flick: Award-Winning Stop Motion Animation Films

To celebrate the intersection of art and technology, the Housatonic Museum of Art will present the award-winning films ‘Lost & Found’ and ‘Two Balloons’, as well as several films about the making of stop motion animation movies. The films will stream online for FREE on Friday, November 13th at 7pm, please visit www.HousatonicMuseum.org for the film link.
05 Nov

Housatonic Community College’s STEAMfest Goes Virtual

In connection with National STEM/STEAM Day on Sunday, November 8th, Housatonic Community College (HCC) will present an engaging, online program to celebrate advances in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. The college’s 4th annual ‘STEAMfest’ event is going virtual this year, with something exciting planned for every day of the week.
05 Nov

FREE Friday Night Flicks on November 6: “With Dad” and “Summer Spent”

On Friday, November 6th the Housatonic Museum of Art presents the latest films in its FREE Friday Night Flicks online film series: “With Dad” and “Summer Spent.”
27 Oct

Free Online Concert Explores Intersection Between Overlooked Composers of African Descent in Europe & Free Black Community of Bridgeport’s Little Libera.

Beginning November 7 featuring a performance by the American Baroque Orchestra in Partnership with Housatonic Museum of Art.
26 Oct

Houstaonic Museum of Art Presents New Exhibit on Photorealism

The Housatonic Museum of Art announced today the opening of an exciting new exhibition, “Photorealism: Fixing the Fleeting Moment.” The show features nine images by artists whose work helped define the art movement, including Robert Bechtle, Charles Bell, John Baeder, and Arne Besser.
21 Oct

HCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Program Builds Support For Students During National Manufacturing Month

October is National Manufacturing Month, and as the home to over 4,400 manufacturers, Connecticut is a center for manufacturing innovation. To help grow the talent pool for this key driver of our state’s economy, Housatonic Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) program prepares the next generation of workers with substantial backing from community partners.
20 Oct

HCC’s Accelerated Sterile Processing Technician Program Celebrates First Graduating Class

On Wednesday, October 14th Housatonic Community College (HCC) celebrated the graduates of its first-ever accelerated Sterile Processing Technician (SPT) program. Ten former hospitality and service workers whose jobs were displaced by Coronavirus entered the no-cost pilot program last month to quickly retool their skillsets and match in-demand job opportunities in the healthcare field.
20 Oct

A Triple Bill of Three Short Art-Inspired Films

On Friday, October 23rd the Housatonic Museum of Art will present a triple bill of three fascinating short documentaries as part of their ongoing FREE Friday Night Flicks free online film series.
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