Public Information and Government Relations

New Website

In 2014, HCC's Public Information and Government Relations Office released a new and updated college website. Design Improvements Clean and modern look to keep HCC competitive with other community colleges. Responsive design for mobile devices including smartphones, tablets, etc. Improved search functionality as a result of content reorganization. New Features Embedded videos and photo galleries. More integration with social media.


Picture Yourself Here More and more people are realizing the incredible value of HCC. With more than 100 programs of study, affordable tuition, quality instruction, and transfer options, HCC makes it easy for students to succeed. Share Your Story Share photos of your HCC experience via Twitter and Instagram. Tag your content with the #hccnow hash tag. Photos can be of you or your friends. Photos should be taken on the HCC campus or on campus/club trips. Favorite photos will be shared on the college's social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can also share your photos by emailing   Jason Diggs Jason Diggs, of Hagerstown, graduated from HCC with the Class of 2014, having earned his associate degree in nursing. Choosing to study nursing as a career change, Jason really enjoyed the real-world exposure to nursing, especially his clinical classes.  In the future, he hopes to become a nurse practitioner. Lexie Holtzman Lexie Holtzman, of Big Pool, is currently studying engineering at HCC. She chose HCC because of the quality reputation of the engineering programs and its professors. She enjoys the small class sizes and plans to transfer to a four-year college to complete a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Sierra Saunders Sierra Saunders, of Hagerstown, is a business major at HCC. She started taking classes at HCC through the ESSENCE Program while she was still in high school. She appreciates the financial assistance she receives as an HCC student. In the future, she plans to earn a master’s degree in business administration from a prestigious university. Hope Wootton Hope Wootton, of Hagerstown, is a theater major at HCC. She chose to attend HCC because of the experience she is gaining, while saving money on tuition. In the spring of 2014, she was the technical director for HCC’s production of “42nd Street.” In the future, she hopes to become a film director.  

Faculty & Staff News

Electronic Newsletters 2013 Intranews Employee Newsletter - Fall 2013 President's Newsletter - Fall 2013 President's Newsletter - Winter 2013 Feature Stories September 2014 New art exhibit by Erica Kempler on display through Sept. 30 July 2014 Ceramics artist Erica Kempler joins HCC art department HCC adjunct Benita Keller to exhibit at Bridge Gallery in August HCC promotes six faculty members June 2014 HCC professor Joan Bontempo exhibits at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts May 2014 HCC announces 2014 outstanding faculty recipients March 2014 HCC names Simonetti director of police academy February 2014 Faculty art on display at Washington County Arts Council December 2013 New exhibit by Avila and Wright on display in January October 2013 Cookie Redding showcases work at Artomatic New show by Tom Renner now on display in Kepler September 2013 Carlson named HCC’s director of instruction Janice Riley named TIC manager July 2013 HCC instructor Audra Haddock-Martenot wins photography awards at annual exhibition HCC Amanda Miller professor publishes first children’s book HCC promotes seven faculty members June 2013 HCC names Jessica Chambers as new dean of students HCC names Bernard Johnson as new athletic director HCC instructor Jennie Avila to perform at MSO “Salute to Independence” on July 6 at Antietam Battlefield May 2013 HCC announces 2013 outstanding faculty recipients