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December 2012

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation
January 12, 2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

New Student Orientation will be held on Sat., Jan. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center.


  • Helpful hints for being a successful student
  • Information about campus safety and security
  • Campus Tour
  • Lunch
  • Campus Clubs/Activities Information

For more information, contact Heather Barnhart at 240-500-2225 or email

Annual MLK Jr. Diversity Celebration

MLK Day Event
January 21, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Diversity Celebration will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Kepler Center. This event will feature speeches and performances by a number of community organizations. Free and open to the public.

New student IDs issued in spring 2013

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New student IDs 2013
Student ID graphic

Beginning Jan. 2, all HCC credit students must get a new student ID card for the spring 2013 semester. The new student IDs have a new design and increased functionality. Cards can be obtained in the Student Center.

HCC leads MD in fall enrollment increases

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Fall enrollment 2012
Group of students on stairs

HCC had the highest percentage increase in fall enrollment of the 16 community colleges in Maryland. HCC’s enrollment grew by 6.8 percent for the fall 2012 semester, when compared to the fall 2011 semester. 

Scholarship available for truck drivers

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Truck Driving Scholarship 2012
Truck driver

Truck driving students at HCC are now eligible to apply for a $1500 scholarship. To apply, students must be currently enrolled in the HCC Commercial Vehicle Transportation (CVT) Specialist certificate program.

Five students in HCC’s radiography program win awards

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Rad Tech Winners 2012
2012 Radiography Contest Award Winners

Five Hagerstown Community College students recently won awards during the Maryland Society of Radiologic Technologies Student Essay Competition. 

Scholarship program offered for child care providers through HCC

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CCCPDF Fund 2012
Teacher working in classroom with elementary students

Hagerstown Community College and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) are partnering to offer a joint scholarship program for child care providers in the state of Maryland.

HCC making plans to start police academy

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Police Academy Announcement
HCC administration of justice graduate

Beginning in the spring semester, HCC will offer a twice-yearly police academy, designed to prepare cadets to serve as officers/deputies in county and municipal police and sheriff departments.

Winter Student Art Exhibit

Winter Student Art Exhibit
December 7, 2012 - 5:30pm - December 14, 2012 - 5:00pm

Hagerstown Community College will hold a winter student art exhibit from Fri., Dec. 7 through Fri., Dec. 14, in the Kepler Center.

Student Art Show held Dec. 7-14

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Student Art Show 2012
Student Art Show Poster

HCC will hold a winter student art exhibit from Fri., Dec. 7 through Fri., Dec. 14, in the Kepler Center. The opening reception will be held on Dec. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.