Technology and Computer Studies Division

HCC students present at national conference

Hagerstown Community College students Luyen Doan and Stephen Lanham recently presented their work at the 25th National Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Principal Investigators’ Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference was held by the American Association of Community Colleges, with support from the National Science Foundation, and brought together approximately 850 people to focus on the critical issues related to advanced technological education.

HCC students recognize Maryland Manufacturing Month

In recognition of Maryland Manufacturing Month, two technology students at Hagerstown Community College recently programmed the college’s industrial robot to hold a knife and cut a cake that was served to a room of fellow students. HCC offers an associate degree in advanced manufacturing systems, a certificate in industrial technology, and a certificate in basic electronics. 

Industry professionals provide portfolio review to HCC design students

Hagerstown Community College’s Technology and Computer Studies Division hosted a portfolio review earlier this spring with 18 industry professionals on HCC’s main campus. Many of the reviewers are HCC alumni. Reviewers analyzed the work of students studying graphic design, web and multimedia, and simulation and digital entertainment. Each student was required to submit a portfolio to three reviewers and participate in a mock job interview. 

HCC to offer free advanced manufacturing summer institute for high school students and graduates

HCC will offer an eight-week Advanced Manufacturing Institute this summer for area high school students and graduates. This competitive program provides three college credits at the completion of the summer program. Funding from the National Science Foundation allows students to attend the institute for free. It will be held from July 2 to Aug. 22 on HCC’s main campus. 

HCC to offer cybersecurity summer institute for high school students and graduates

HCC will offer a Cybersecurity Institute this summer for area high school students and 2018 graduates. This competitive eight-week program provides three college credits at the completion of the summer program. It will be held from July 2 to August 22, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on HCC’s main campus.