Housatonic Community College Student News
13 Oct

Gateway, Housatonic, Norwalk Community Colleges Ranked Among Top 15 in CT

Making a decision on which college to attend means weighing a lot of factors, and according to a new study by EDsmart, community colleges in our area make the grade. Gateway, Housatonic, and Norwalk Community Colleges all ranked among the top 15 of all of Connecticut’s higher education institutions for affordability and value.
13 Oct

FREE Friday Night Flick: “Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck”

On Friday, October 16th the Housatonic Museum of Art presents the latest film in their Friday Night Flicks online film series: “Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck.” This FREE documentary gives us a glimpse into the quirky and nonsensical world of Beck’s famous miniature and kinetic sculpture making, and the mind behind it./h2>
08 Oct

Housatonic Museum of Art Nominated for 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The nation’s highest honor for institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities
02 Oct

FREE Friday Night Flick: “Nothing Changes: Art for Hank’s Sake”

On Friday, October 9th the Housatonic Museum of Art presents the latest film in their FREE Friday Night Flicks online film series: “Nothing Changes: Art for Hank’s Sake.” The documentary chronicles the daily life of Hank Virgona, an 87-year-old artist in New York City who is grappling with aging, change, and capturing the real faces of New York City life.
07 Oct

New HMA Exhibit Now Open: Masters of Op Art

An exhibition of artwork by the founders of the Op Art movement is now on view at the Housatonic Museum of Art. The exhibit, entitled “Masters of Op Art,” features 13 dynamic pieces that are each an optical experience of color and form.
30 Sep

Housatonic Community College Launches ‘Housatonic Helps’ Initiative

Housatonic Community College Launches ‘Housatonic Helps’ Initiative
18 Sep

A conversation with Felisha Guirand-Fleurimond

Four years ago Felisha Guirand-Fleurimond, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator for our Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC), came to Housatonic as a Data and Reporting Specialist on a one-year grant. Since then, she has built a deep appreciation for the field and discovered her passion for working within diverse groups.
21 Sep

Patriot Bank & Housatonic Community College Partner To Help Connecticut Students Build Money Management Skills

For college students on tight budgets, money management is a priority. That’s why Patriot Bank, N.A. has extended its partnership with Housatonic Community College (HCC) and its Foundation to help students become as smart about their money as they are about their studies, through the creation of a new financial literacy website, workshops and educational panels.
15 Sep

Friday Night Flick: “Actually Iconic: Richard Estes,”

On Friday, September 25th marvel at stunning paintings created by photorealist icon Richard Estes. With unmatched access to the artist and his most important works, the film “Actually Iconic: Richard Estes,” presented online by the Housatonic Museum of Art at 7pm, invites viewers into the world of this celebrated, premier painter of American cityscapes.
10 Sep

Friday Night Flick: “IRWIN” and “A Story In Stone”

On Friday, September 18 treat yourself to a double feature of art-inspired filmmaking. Watch “IRWIN – A New York Story” and enjoy the story of legendary cartoonist Irwin Hasen, who was among the first group of artists to shape comic book culture. Then, “A Story In Stone” centers on the studio of Bridgeport artist and printmaker James Reed and his master work with stone lithography. Both films will be presented online, back-to-back by the Housatonic Museum of Art beginning at…
10 Sep

Housatonic Community College Preparing Leaders To Advance Student Success

Six outstanding Housatonic Community College (HCC) leaders were chosen to attend the Connecticut Change Leadership workshop program. The program, which will be held virtually next month, and facilitated by the University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center, is a professional development opportunity open only to nominated Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (CSCU) community college leaders.
08 Sep

Friday Night Flick: “The Collector” Streaming Online September 11th

On Friday, September 11 watch “The Collector,” a film presented online by the Housatonic Museum of Art, and prepare to be amazed at the enormity of famed New York City gallery owner Allan Stone’s personal collection. Floor to ceiling, his home is bursting with treasures from his more than 50 years of collecting.
03 Sep

Housatonic Museum of Art Awarded Inspire! Grant From The Institute of Museum Studies For Collections Care

The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) is proud to announce that it recently received a $9,399 Inspire! Grant for Small Museums from The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The grant will allow HMA to implement a collections stewardship project that will increase storage space for acquisitions and ensure proper care and preservation of its collections.
03 Sep

Exhibition Examines Origins of Abstract Expressionism

Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) is pleased to present its newest show, “The Roots of Abstraction.” The exhibition, scheduled to be on view from September 3, 2020 through August 31, 2021, will feature a selection of paintings and sculpture by famed modernist artists who were active in New York City in the early 1940s, and were engaged with the political and artistic debates of the day. The Roots of Abstraction contextualizes a world-altering time when New York became the center…
08 Sep

Bank of America and Social Venture Partners Unite with Housatonic and Norwalk Community Colleges and Health Care Providers to Train Workers Displaced by Coronavirus

Housatonic and Norwalk Community Colleges are pivoting to meet the needs of Connecticut’s workforce and today’s learners in this unprecedented training and education environment. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a surplus of displaced workers, the colleges are launching a no-cost, fast-track healthcare training pilot program thanks to a partnership between the colleges’ foundations, Bank of America and Social Venture Partners (SVP).
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