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News

  • Remembering Dr. Norman P. Shea - HCC President 1986-2002

    Former Hagerstown Junior College President, Dr. Norman P. Shea, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 23, after a long illness. Shea served as HCC’s second president from 1986 to 2002, taking over leadership of the college after the retirement of HCC’s first president, Dr. Atlee C. Kepler.

  • Spring registration begins - Oct. 27

    Registration for spring 2015 classes begins on Monday, Oct. 27. Students can register online via WebAdvisor beginning at 6 a.m. Registration questions should be directed to the Admissions, Records and Registration (ARR) Office.

  • New Student Center Hours - Effective Sept. 22

    Renovation and expansion of the existing Student Center began on Sept. 12. The renovation will continue throughout the next year and will finish in fall 2015. During that time, hours for the Student Center will be reduced. The new hours will go into effect on Mon., Sept. 22.

  • Free GED® Practice Tests - Sept. 22 - Oct. 3

    From Sept. 22 through Oct. 3, the Adult Education Program is offering free GED® practice tests to all students, new or returning. Practice tests will be administered in the Learning Resource Center (LRC).

  • JTSR applications now being accepted

    Would you benefit from help with loaner textbooks, childcare or transportation stipends, and individualized advising? Check out HCC's Job Training Student Resources Program. 

  • Dead Poets Society Film Showing - Sept. 19-20

    A free showing of Dead Poets Society starring Robin Williams will be held on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m., in the Behavioral Sciences and Humanities (BSH) Auditorium, room 114. This event is free and is open to students, staff, and faculty.

  • HCC Club Fair - Sept. 18

    The annual HCC Club Fair will be held on Thurs., Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Waltersdorf Quad near the Student Center. This event is free and is open to all HCC students.

  • Mega Job Fair - Sept. 26

    The annual Mega Job Fair will be held on Friday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Valley Mall in Hagerstown. The event will feature on-the-spot interviews with a number of area employers, resume reviews, and career resources. Free and open to the public.

  • New Continuing Education Business Programs

    HCC’s Continuing Education and Business Services Division meets with local business leaders to develop and deliver programs that keep their employees’ skills sharp. In FY14, Continuing Education delivered many contracted training sections to business clients across the region.

  • Distracted Driver Simulator on Campus - Sept. 11

    On Thursday, Sept. 11, an "Arrive Alive" Distracted Driving Simulator will be on campus from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside the Student Center. Any HCC student is welcome to try the simulator, which is intended to show how quickly texting and driving can cause traffic accidents.

Events

  • Hood College Transfer Visit

    A transfer advisor from Hood College will be on campus to meet with interested students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Administration and Student Affairs (ASA) Building, room 605. By appointment only. To make an appointment, call 240-500-2530.

    Date:
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:00am
  • National Voter Registration Day

    Voter registration will be available in the Student Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information on early voting, absentee voting, and serving as an election worker will also be available. For more information, contact Heather Barnhart at hbbarnhart@hagerstowncc.edu.

    Date:
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 11:00am
  • Shepherd University Transfer Visit

    A transfer advisor from Shepherd University will be on campus to meet with interested students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Administration and Student Affairs (ASA) Building, room 605. By appointment only. To make an appointment, call 240-500-2530.

    Date:
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00am
  • Stevenson University Transfer Visit

    A transfer advisor from Stevenson University School of Graduate and Professional Studies will be on campus to meet with interested students from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Valley Eatery (upper level, Career Programs Building). No appointment necessary.

    Date:
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 11:00am
  • Nerdy Day Trivia Contest: Super Heroes

    Nerdy Day Trivia Contest from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Student Center. Topic: Superheroes. HCC students can sign up at the Student Activities Desk in the Student Center. Form a team with two friends and test your superhero knowledge against fellow students. Winning team gets $30 in 2nd &Charles gift cards. Come dressed in costume and best costume gets a $25 Regal Cinema gift card.

    Date:
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 2:30pm
  • Mount St. Mary's University Transfer Visit

    A transfer advisor from Mount Saint Mary's University - Adult Education Campus will be on campus to meet with interested students from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Student Center. No appointment necessary.

    Date:
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:00pm
  • UMUC Transfer Visit

    A transfer advisor from UMUC will be on campus to meet with interested students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Valley Eatery (upper level, Career Programs Building). No appointment necessary.

    Date:
    Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 10:00am
  • Pop Culture Connection: The Fault in Our Stars

    Pop Culture Connection featuring John Green's acclaimed novel, "The Fault in Our Stars" from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Student Center conference room. Book/movie discussion with coffee. This event is open to all HCC students and employees. Don't have a book? You can enter one at the event. Sponsored by HCC's Student Government Association.

    Date:
    Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 2:30pm
  • Mt. Aetna Obstacle Course Club Day

    HCC clubs will take part in the Mt. Aetna obstacle course and team-building/leadership exercises. This event is open to HCC club advisors and athletes. Advance registration required. For more information or to register, contact Heather Barnhart at hbbarnhart@hagerstowncc.edu.

    Date:
    Friday, September 26, 2014 (All day)