The Latest from HCC


  • HCC to hold ESSENCE information night for high school students

    HCC will hold a special information night for students interested in HCC’s ESSENCE Early College Program on Tuesday, March 5, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Career Programs Building, rooms 210 to 214. The ESSENCE Program allows students to earn college credit while still attending high school. 

  • HCC students awarded Home Builders Association athletic scholarships

    HCC students Katie Kriner, Chloe Hadley, and Madeline Miller, all of Hagerstown, were recently awarded athletic scholarships from the Home Builders Association of Washington County, Inc. (HBAWC). The HBAWC scholarship was established in April of 1998 and is an endowed scholarship donated from the proceeds of the home shows held in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) on HCC’s main campus. 

  • Registration now open for HCC’s College for Kids summer program

    HCC will begin another summer of College for Kids programming on June 17. Registration is now open for week-long courses that cover a variety of exciting subjects for students in elementary grades through high school. Of the nearly 100 camps offered, more than 25 are new this summer. Camps are led by highly qualified instructors in small class settings with an emphasis on hands-on, interactive learning experiences. 

  • Gymkana Troupe to perform at HCC on March 1

    Hagerstown Community College will host the University of Maryland Gymkana Troupe on Friday, March 1, beginning at 7 p.m., in the college’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC). Well known for its high energy performances, Gymkana Troupe performs both men’s and women’s gymnastic apparatus routines, as well as novelty circus acts that incorporate the use of chairs, ladders, and trampolines. 

  • Vendors wanted for HCC’s annual Flower & Garden Show

    The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association is currently seeking vendors and exhibitors for its 25th Annual Flower & Garden Show, which will be held on Saturday, March 16, and Sunday, March 17, at the college’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC). 

  • Schwartz published on political science website

    Hagerstown Community College political science instructor Eric Schwartz recently had a scholarly article published on the website,, a site maintained by the American Political Science Association, to cover people, research, and news in political science. 

  • HCC to hold annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

    Hagerstown Community College will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Celebration on Monday, Jan. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Kepler Theater at HCC. The celebration will feature keynote speaker Antonio D. Underwood, Fulbright Scholar to Serbia, owner/CEO of Tone East Music/TEM Technology, LLC, and author of The Third Eye. A dramatic rendition of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech will be performed by the Reverend Darin Mency, from Hagerstown’s Greater Campher Temple. 

  • HCC Middle College accepting applications for fall

    The STEMM Technical Middle College (STMC) at Hagerstown Community College is now accepting applications for the fall 2019 class, with a priority deadline of March 1. Interested students and parents are encouraged to attend one of the program information sessions on Wednesdays, Jan. 23, Feb. 6, and Feb. 20, at 4 p.m., in the Learning Resource Center, room 254. 


  • Miss Washington County Scholarship Pageant

    The Miss Washington County Scholarship Pageant will be held on February 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Kepler Performing & Visual Arts Education Center Theater.

    Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am
  • Rotary Club Bull and Oyster Roast

    Hagerstown Rotary Club Bull and Oyster Roast will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the ARCC. 

    You can learn more about the Hagerstown Rotary Club on their website.

    Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
  • HCC Spring Transfer Fair 2019

    The HCC Spring Transfer Fair will be held Monday, February 25, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center (STC) main dining room. Over 40 local and regional 4-year school representatives will be in attendance. This is a good opportunity to talk face-to-face with representatives and plan your transfer early.

    Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00am
  • NARCAN Training

    In an effort to provide education on how to recognize, respond to, and prevent an opioid overdose, the Washington County Health Department will be hosting monthly Narcan trainings in the Student Center (STC), Room 182. If you are concerned that a loved one is at risk for overdosing on heroin or a prescription pain medication, this training is for you. No RSVP or registration is necessary.

    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:00am
    Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:30pm
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 5:30pm
    Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:30pm
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:00am
  • BISFA Spring Concert

    The BISFA Spring Concert will be held February 28, 2019 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Kepler Performing & Visual Arts Education Center Theater.

    Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Spring 2019 Graduation Deadline

    The application deadline for spring 2019 Graduation is Friday, March 1. All students should complete the online Application for Graduation through WebAdvisor to receive a Degree, Certificate, or Letter of Recognition regardless of their participation in the graduation ceremony.

    Friday, March 1, 2019 (All day)
  • Gymkana: Gymnastics Troupe Performance

    The Gymkana gymnastics troupe will perform its annual show on Friday, March 1 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) building. Admission is free and open to the public.

    Friday, March 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
  • Spring Break 2019 - No Classes Held

    Spring Break will be held for faculty and students from March 3 through March 9, 2019. No classes will be held during that time.

    Administrative offices will remain open from March 4 through March 7 of that week, but will close for staff spring break on March 8. The entire campus will be closed on March 8, 2019.

    Sunday, March 3, 2019 (All day)
  • Student Advocacy Day in Annapolis

    The Student Advocacy Day in Annapolis will be held on Tuesday, March 5 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Attend a rally with other Maryland community colleges, tour the State House, and meet local Washington County representatives in Annapolis. The event is free and includes transportation and lunch.

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:00am