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March 2012

Shenandoah Transfer Visit

Shenandoah Transfer Visit
March 28, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

A transfer advisor from Shenandoah University will be on campus to meet with interested students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Administration and Student Affairs (ASA) Building, room 607.

To make an appointment, call 240-500-2530.

High Rock Marketing Summit held April 13

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High Rock Marketing Summit
High Rock Marketing Summit Graphic

HCC's Continuing Education and Community Services Division is partnering with High Rock in Hagerstown to host the 2012 High Rock Marketing Summit on Fri., April 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Kepler Theater.

Student Government applications being accepted

SGA seeking 2012-13 officers
March 26, 2012 - 8:30am - April 2, 2012 - 4:30pm

Do you have a PASSION for leadership?

Be the change you want to see on campus by running for Student Government!

Applications are being accepted through April 2 (application pick-up/drop-off in the Student Activities Office, Student Center) for:

  • president
  • vice-president
  • secretary
  • treasurer
  • senator (four senator positions)

As part of the SGA, you'll get to:

Men's Baseball vs. Prince George's

March 26, 2012 - 2:00pm
Athletics Event Only
Prince George's
15-5, 18-5

**Rescheduled game**

Phi Beta Lambda meeting

Phi Beta Lambda meeting
March 27, 2012 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Phi Beta Lambda will be having a brief general meeting on Tuesday, March 27, at 2:30 p.m. in CPB 210 with a guest speaker to follow at 3 p.m. Jim Pierne, former President and CEO of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. will be discussing the financial crisis (from the banking perspective). For information, please contact club advisor Stacey McGee at


Deadline to Order Cap and Gown for 2012 Graduation Ceremony

Cap and Gown Order Deadline
April 1, 2012 (All day)

The deadline to order a cap and gown for graduating students attending the 2012 Commencement Ceremony is Sun., April 1.  Graduating students can order their cap and gown at 

For graduation questions or confirmation of your graduation status, please contact Tina Dillow at, or by calling 240-500-2526.

Student Rehearsal for 2012 Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Rehearsal
May 11, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Student rehearsal for the 2012 graduation ceremony will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in the ARCC. At  the rehearsal, graduates will receive important information about the ceremony and those that are receiving diplomas will also receive a hood to be worn with their academic attire.

Graduates will also receive their name cards.  Please make sure you bring these cards with you on Saturday morning for the ceremony. All graduates participating in the ceremony are expected to attend rehearsal. For more information call 240-500-2526.

HCC receives approval to offer multiple online degree programs

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Online Program Approval
Female college student on laptop

Hagerstown Community College recently received approval from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education to offer programs of study completely online.

Rock Out for Autism Awareness on March 23

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Rock Out for Autism Awareness
Rock Guitar

HCC's SGA will hold a special concert, "Rock Out for Autism Awareness," on Fri., March 23, from 8 to 11 p.m., in the Student Center. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted for local charities.

Disability Awareness Zone

Disability Awareness Zone
March 28, 2012 - 11:30am - 3:00pm

HCC's Student Government Association will hold a special event, Disability Awareness Zone, on Wed., March 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Student Center. This event features speakers, information tables and activities that bring awareness to mental, physical, and emotional disabilities. The Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), the ARC of Washington County, and the Special Olympics will have information tables set up at the event.