The Latest from HCC

News

  • HCC middle college students to graduate

    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. 

  • Organizations sponsor girls engineering and manufacturing courses at HCC

    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. 

  • HCC Alumni Association to host cruise preview

    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 to offer solar installer class

    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. 

  • HCC student awarded Maryland Law Enforcement Scholarship

    HCC student Curtis Chedester, of Maugansville, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Maryland Law Enforcement Officers, Inc. The scholarship was established for Maryland students in good academic standing who are planning a career in law enforcement and have financial need.

  • Foundation scholarships available for HCC students

    HCC's College Advancement Office is now accepting applications for scholarships offered through the HCC Foundation. The deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year is Saturday, June 1. Scholarships are based on criteria such as financial need and academic promise. 

  • HCC to hold spring student art exhibit

    HCC will hold its spring student art exhibit from Monday, April 22, through Friday, April 26, in the Kepler Center on HCC’s main campus. The opening reception will be held on Monday, April 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is free and the public is invited to attend. 

  • HCC sociology class held fundraiser

    Students in Professor Daniel Madron’s civic engagement class at HCC recently held a fundraising event to benefit Holly Place, as part of a class project. A total of $5,095 was raised from sponsorships, registration fees, and personal donations. 

  • HCC students to perform “An Evening of Dance”

    The English and Humanities Division at Hagerstown Community College will hold “An Evening of Dance,” on Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m., in the Kepler Theater. The event will feature student choreography and students from HCC’s Dance Company and dance classes. This event is free and is open to the public.

  • HCC holds Opioid Community Panel

    The Behavioral Intervention/Care Team (BIT) at Hagerstown Community College recently held an Opioid Community Panel to keep the conversation going about substance abuse. The panel discussion was led by Hagerstown City Councilwoman Emily Keller, Washington Goes Purple; Eric Byers, campus safety & emergency preparedness coordinator at HCC; Lt. Joshua McCauley, Washington County’s Sherriff’s Office; Christina Trenton, chief operating officer at Well’s House; and John Kotz, director of operations at Awakenings Recovery Center. 

Events

  • STEMM Technical Middle College Information Session

    Sessions will be held in the Learning Resource Center (LRC), Room 254 (behind the library—signs will be posted). Parking is available in lot B. View directions and campus map online.

    Date:
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 4:00pm
  • Business Club: Financial Literacy Series

    BB&T (now merging with Sun Trust Bank will have a new name) will present a three part financial series that includes sessions on banking basics, family budgeting, and growing your business. The series will be held in STC-182.

    Date:
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 2:30pm
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 2:30pm
    Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:30pm
  • Business Club: Financial Literacy Series

    BB&T (now merging with Sun Trust Bank will have a new name) will present a three part financial series that includes sessions on banking basics, family budgeting, and growing your business. The series will be held in STC-182.

    Date:
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 2:30pm
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 2:30pm
    Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:30pm
  • Business Club: Financial Literacy Series

    BB&T (now merging with Sun Trust Bank will have a new name) will present a three part financial series that includes sessions on banking basics, family budgeting, and growing your business. The series will be held in STC-182.

    Date:
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 2:30pm
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 2:30pm
    Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:30pm
  • Nonprofit Leadership Academy at HCC

    The Non Profit Institute is a 10 session program that will:

    Date:
    Friday, August 16, 2019 - 8:00am
    Friday, September 13, 2019 - 8:00am
    Friday, October 11, 2019 - 8:00am
    Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:00am
    Friday, December 13, 2019 - 8:00am
    Friday, January 17, 2020 - 8:00am
    Friday, February 14, 2020 - 8:00am
    Friday, March 13, 2020 - 8:00am
    Friday, April 10, 2020 - 8:00am
    Friday, May 15, 2020 - 8:00am
  • Business Club Meeting in TIC

    The new Executive Director of the Technical Innovation Center (TBD) will lead a panel discussion with small businesses from the center allowing students to learn about the issues that entrepreneurs face when starting a business.  This is always a very informative and interactive session.

    Date:
    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 2:30pm
  • STEMM Technical Middle College Information Session

    Sessions will be held in the Learning Resource Center (LRC), Room 254 (behind the library—signs will be posted). Parking is available in lot B. View directions and campus map online.

    Date:
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 4:00pm
    Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 4:00pm
  • Business Club Etiquette Dinner

    The Business Club Etiquette Dinner will be held at Fountain Head Country Club. This event will offer students the opportunity to participate in learning the skills necessary to “survive” in a business dinner event. Attendance at this event is limited to 25 participants.

    Date:
    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 5:30pm