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May 2013

Pinning ceremony honors HCC’s nursing graduates

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Nurses Pinning 2013

Hagerstown Community College recently held a nurse pinning ceremony to recognize graduates of its spring 2013 nursing class.

Dental Hygiene Program seeks accreditation

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Dental Hygiene 2013
HCC student in dental lab.

HCC's Dental Hygiene Program is currently being reviewed for accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Students, faculty, staff, and the public may submit comments regarding HCC's program.

HCC student publishes first short story

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Sater short story
HCC student Jeremiah Sater

Hagerstown Community College student Jeremiah Sater, of Waynesboro, Pa., recently published his first short story, “Planet 239,” in the online literary magazine The WiFiles.

Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series

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Red, White and Blue Concerts
American flag

HCC’s Alumni Association recently announced its concert schedule for the ninth annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series. All concerts are free and are open to the public.   

Graduation Party

Graduation Party 2013
May 17, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Male student at graduation

Following the Student Graduation Rehearsal, a Graduation Party will be held in the ARCC beginning at 7 p.m. The party will feature light refreshments and music by Phantom Shadow DJs. Students will also have the opportunity to win several prizes including an iPad mini.

All graduating students are invited to attend. For more information, contact the Student Affairs Office at

Sponsored by the HCC Alumni Association and the Student Government Association.

Annual Nursing Conference held June 4-5

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MCCSUN Conference 2013
HCC nursing student working on simulation with manikin patient.

HCC will hold its 4th Annual Quest for Excellence Nursing Simulation Conference on Tues., June 4 and Wed., June 5, in the Elliott Center on HCC’s main campus.

HCC student receives Larry Small Scholarship

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Larry Small Scholarship 2013
Jesse Patterson

Hagerstown Community College student Jesse Patterson, of Hagerstown, recently received the Larry E. Small Memorial Law Enforcement Scholarship.

HCC students receive MLEO scholarships

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MLEO winners 2013
MLEO scholarship winners John Aldridge and Lisa Sandlin

Two Hagerstown Community College students recently received academic scholarships for the spring 2013 semester.

Free bluegrass open house and jam session

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Bluegrass Open House 2013
Bluegrass Jamming class

Hagerstown Community College will host a free bluegrass jam session and open house on Mon., May 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., in the Career Programs Building on HCC’s main campus.

HCC honor society wins numerous awards

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PTK awards 2013
PTK group

The Pi Theta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Hagerstown Community College recently received several awards at the Phi Theta Kappa Regional Convention.