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August 2013

Welcome Back Foam Dance Party held Sept. 6

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Foam Dance Party Fall 2013
Previously held foam party

The Student Activities Office will hold its annual Welcome Back Foam Party on Fri., Sept. 6, from 8 to 11 p.m., in the Student Center. This free event features snacks, dancing, and a huge inflatable pool filled with foam.

HCC Club Fair held Sept. 11

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Club Fair Fall 2013
Spring fling dunk tank

The Student Activities Office is holding an HCC Club Fair on Wed., Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., for students to learn about campus clubs. The event will also feature carnival food, games, a dunk tank, and more.

Spots available in Children's Learning Center

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CLC fall 2013
Group shot of students and staff at the CLC

HCC's Children's Learning Center is still accepting applications for children ages two through five for fall 2013. The CLC offers daycare services to students, faculty, and staff.

Book Buyback held Sept. 3-4

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Book Buyback fall 2013
stack of books

Book Buyback will be held on Tues., Sept. 3 and Wed., Sept. 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Hilltop Grill (Student Center). Students can bring in used textbooks from the summer semester for purchase by a wholesale vendor.

Business Club meeting and guest speakers

Business Club guest speakers
November 19, 2013 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

The HCC Business Club will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2:30 - 4 p.m. in the Student Center conference room. Guest speakers Brendan Fitzsimmons and Laura Spessard from RBC Wealth Management will present on how young people can begin to build wealth. For information, contact club advisor Jim Pierne at

Business Club Meeting and Speaker

Business Club Guest Speaker
October 15, 2013 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

The HCC Business Club, will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Special guest speaker will be Michael Weiss, vice president and owner of Weiss Brothers Company in Hagerstown. Mr. Weiss will speak about the hiring and selection process that his company uses to locate new employees. He will cover resume points, hiring questions, and how to prepare for company interviews, along with other related topics. For information, contact club advisor James Pierne at

HCC Business Club Meeting

Business Club Meeting
September 17, 2013 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

The HCC Business Club will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Student Center Conference Room. Students in any major with an interest in business, networking, and learning how to market themselves should attend. For information or if you can't attend the meeting but would like to join the club, contact club advisor Jim Pierne at

Hypnotic Intoxication

Hypnotic Intoxication
September 17, 2013 - 11:45am - 12:45pm

Q: Where can you get drunk on campus with your friends, have access to free, unlimited alcohol, wake up without a hangover and have a clear bar tab at the end of the night?
A: At Keith Karkut’s Hypnotic Intoxication!

Learn about the effects of binge drinking during this hilarious (but educational!) program where participants are hypnotized into thinkings their water bottles are beer bottles.

HCC Club Fair

Club Fair
September 11, 2013 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Get involved in Campus Life this semester! Come to the HCC Club Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 11, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Clubs will have tables set up around the Waltersdorf Quad with information about meeting times and how to join, plus there will be HCC student service tables and community agencies on campus to let you know how you can get more involved in our community. The Club Fair will be a huge party, complete with carnival food and games, dunk booth, air brush tattoos and more.

Annual Welcome Back Foam Dance Party

Foam Dance Party
September 6, 2013 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Don't miss the Welcome Back Foam Party on Friday, Sept. 6, from 8 to 11 p.m. on the Student Center patio. This annual event is open to HCC credit students plus one guest age 16+. Parking will be at the front of campus in lots A & B, and you will need to show your HCC ID card before you park. This free event features a professional DJ, snacks, and dancing in a huge inflatable pit filled with foam. It's GOOD, CLEAN FUN you won't want to miss!

Here are some tips for enjoying the party: