Volleyball camp will be offered at Hagerstown Community College this summer, for students in grades four through 12. Camp will be held Monday, July 22, through Thursday, July 25 in the ARCC at HCC.
HCC recently held its 17th annual Honors Convocation. The event recognized special awards, graduation honors, dean’s list honors, Phi Theta Kappa membership, Educators Rising Honor Society, and TRiO Support Services awards.
Leah Pongratz has been named head volleyball coach for the 2019-20 academic year at Hagerstown Community College.
The fifth class of students in the STEMM Technical Middle College (STMC) at Hagerstown Community College will graduate from HCC on Saturday. Fifteen students were recognized at a special ceremony on Tuesday for their significant accomplishments in earning associate degrees from HCC at the same time they are completing high school. The program includes educational pathways in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, and medical) fields.
With support from several local organizations, HCC has been able to expand its engineering and manufacturing offerings for girls entering grades six through eight. Through HCC’s College for Kids, three week-long classes are giving girls the opportunity to use 3-D printers and robots to create, problem solve, and get hands-on learning.
The HCC Alumni Association will host a free cruise preview meeting on Saturday, June 8, at 10:30 a.m., in the Career Programs Building, rooms 211 and 213, on HCC’s main campus, for the upcoming 2020 Alumni & Friends Cruise.
HCC is offering a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installer class starting on May 20, provided under a grant from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. The grant funding is part of the state’s EARN green industry funding, which targets training and upskilling for individuals in the alternative energy sector.
During the month of October, faculty, staff, and students from Hagerstown Community College held a giving campaign to benefit the United Way of Washington County. Between October 1 and October 31, $10,251 was collected or pledged to the United Way.
Wilson College and HCC have reached an agreement guaranteeing qualified HCC students admission to Wilson bachelor’s degree programs and allowing them to transfer all credits earned with a grade of C or higher. The goal is to encourage more HCC graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree after they complete their associate degree by making the transition as smooth and economical as possible, according to officials at both institutions.
Hagerstown Community College was recently awarded a three-year, $96,627 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. HCC’s grant is part of $14.8 million in grants to support 253 humanities projects in 44 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico.