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October 2005

HCC announces largest grant in college’s history

Hagerstown Community College has been awarded a three-year, $1.65 million grant to expand its Commercial Vehicle Transportation program to meet the increased workforce needs of trucking, warehousing and manufacturing businesses in the tri-state region. Entitled Project I-70/I-81 Crossroads, the grant was funded as part of President George Bush’s Community-Based Job Training Grant program. The award was announced by the U.S. Department of Labor on October 19.

“This is exciting news for HCC,” said Dr. Guy Altieri, president of Hagerstown Community College. “The Commercial Vehicle Transportation program has produced more than 700 graduates since 1995, and businesses depend on the college to provide well-trained employees.

Improving Mind, Body and Spirit

Two upcoming courses offered through Hagerstown Community College’s Center for Continuing Education will help students improve mind, body and spirit.

HCC appoints DuBois and Auldridge for Career Center

HCC recently appointed two people to serve key roles in its Career Center. Melissa DuBois was hired as coordinator of career development and workplace learning. Angie Auldridge was named workplace learning and business resource specialist.

Anderson wins scholarship at college seminar

At a recent seminar held at Hagerstown Community College, Waynisha Anderson was randomly chosen to receive a $1000 scholarship for the college of their choice.

Kofoet to lead HCC’s new volunteer program

Hagerstown Community College recently hired retired HCC radiography professor Judy Kofoet to lead its new volunteer program.

Computer CPR Clinic at HCC

On a donation basis, you can bring in your computer to the clinic between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for a variety of services. Student technicians will help diagnose problems on your PC.

HCC names Oleks as VP of academic affairs

Judith Oleks, Ed.D., has been named vice president of academic affairs at Hagerstown Community College.