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January 2013

HCC Spring Club Fair

HCC Spring Club Fair
January 30, 2013 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

HCC has over 30 clubs on campus. Find out where you belong by attending the Spring 2013 Club Fair on Wed., Jan. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Student Center. Club reps will be on hand to give you information, answer questions, and sign you up to be a member. Attendees will have the chance to win a $50 Grub Buck card to use at the Valley Eatery/Hilltop Grill.

Reasons you should join a club:

Submissions needed for HCC Film Festival

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Film Festival Submissions 2013
movie reel

On March 8 and 9, HCC will hold its first film festival featuring original work by local, amateur filmmakers. Local high school and college students are encouraged to apply. Deadline is Feb. 22.

Spring 2013 Grants Update

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Grants Update spring 2013
HCC instructor working with truck driving student

In the first half of the fiscal year, HCC secured $1.5 million dollars in grant funds. The most notable grants include a $650,000 grant for biotechnology and microscopy through the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a $75,000 grant for the college's truck driving program through the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Inclement Weather Procedures

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Inclement Weather Procedures

In the event of inclement weather, HCC has an established list of procedures that it follows. On inclement weather days, a decision is typically made by 6 a.m. The best way to find out if the college is closed or delayed is to check the HCC website. If the HCC website is unchanged, that means the college is open and classes will run as scheduled.

Phi Beta Lambda Bake Sale

Phi Beta Lambda
February 14, 2013 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

 Phi Beta Lambda will be having a bake sale in the Student Center and the Career Programs Building. The bake sale  will go on from 11:30am to 2pm. For more information please contact the club advisor, Jim Pierne at jgpierne@hagerstowncc.edu. 

Pinning ceremony honors nursing graduates

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Nurses Pinning fall 2012

Hagerstown Community College recently held a nurse pinning ceremony to recognize graduates of its fall 2012 nursing class.

Phlebotomy Skills for Medical Professionals

Phlebotomy Skills
April 19, 2013 - 7:30am - 4:30pm

Agenda:

  • Blood Collection and Venipuncture Procedures
  • Break
  • Documentation
  • Special Handling Procedures
  • Lunch
  • Preanalytical Complications
  • Break
  • Practice Component
  • Evaluations and Certificates

This activity has been submitted to the Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  The Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing education nursing education by the American Nurses Credential Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Phlebotomy Skills for Medical Professionals

Phlebotomy Skills
March 23, 2013 - 7:30am - 4:30pm

Agenda:

  • Blood Collection and Venipuncture Procedures
  • Break
  • Documentation
  • Special Handling Procedures
  • Lunch
  • Preanalytical Complications
  • Break
  • Practice Component
  • Evaluations and Certificates

This activity has been submitted to the Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  The Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing education nursing education by the American Nurses Credential Center's Commission on Accreditation.

HCC to offer meditation course

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Meditation Course

The Continuing Education and Business Services Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer “Principles of Meditation—A Joyous Peaceful Way of Life,” on Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., beginning Feb. 19 and ending March 26.

Hedge Apple Call for Submissions

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Hedge Apple Submissions 13
Young female college student with backpack

HCC's literary arts magazine, the Hedge Apple, is seeking submissions for its 2013 issue. Submissions can be prose, poetry, or artwork. Deadline to submit is Jan. 31, 2013.