The Latest from HCC


  • HCC holds fall fest at Children’s Learning Center

    The Children’s Learning Center at Hagerstown Community College held its annual Fall Fest on October 14. Pumpkins were donated by Martin’s Foods Stores on Dual Highway and North Pointe Drive, and each of the 75 enrolled children picked a pumpkin to take home from the campus “pumpkin patch.” Teachers planned a variety of outdoor activities that included an obstacle course, crafts, bean bag toss, and other games.

  • HCC to host NJCAA Region XX Division II Volleyball Tournament on November 5 and 6

    Hagerstown Community College will host the NJCAA Region XX Division II Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6, at the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) on campus. On Saturday, there will be a quarterfinal round beginning at 10 a.m., followed by the semifinal round at 2 p.m. On Sunday, the Championship Game begins at 12 p.m., followed by tournament awards. 

  • HCC graduates 12 in veterinary assistant program

    Twelve students recently graduated from the veterinary assistant program at Hagerstown Community College. The class started in February and concluded on October 10. In addition to attending the classroom lectures, students performed 25 hours of individual clinical work, prepared a portfolio, and gave a presentation on their portfolio, during the final night of class. 

  • HCC students to perform “Stardust” Nov 4-6

    Students in Hagerstown Community College’s introduction to theater class will perform Walter Kerr’s classic American comedy “Stardust,” from Friday, Nov. 4, through Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Kepler Black Box Theater. Performances will be in honor of HCC’s 70 years of service to the community, as well as the 70th anniversary of the opening of “Stardust” at Catholic University in 1946. 

  • Industrial Commons to celebrate first year

    Industrial Commons, a tenant in the Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College, will hold a one-year anniversary celebration on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the TIC. The event is free and open to the public and will include demonstrations and workshops for people of all ages. The highlights include live 3D printer demos, an introduction to 3D design, and member project exhibits. 

  • HCC reaching out to military medics

    The nursing staff and faculty at Hagerstown Community College are reaching out to help facilitate the transition of military medics and corpsmen into the practical or associate degree nursing programs. To learn more about this opportunity, call or email Courtney Hart, HCC nursing advisor, at 240-500-2296 or

  • HCC releases 2016 edition of the Hedge Apple

    Hagerstown Community College will hold a reception for the most recent publication of its literary arts magazine, the Hedge Apple, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Antietam Room in the Student Center. This event is free and is open to the public. Local writers and artists are encouraged to attend. 

  • HCC Volleyball Team to host breast cancer fundraising event

    Hagerstown Community College’s Women’s Hawk Volleyball Team will host a fundraising event to benefit the fight against breast cancer on Friday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m., at the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) on campus. All proceeds from the game donated to Breast Cancer Awareness – Cumberland Valley, Inc. 


  • Halloween Costume Party

    HCC's Annual Student Halloween Costume Party is this Friday, Oct. 28, from 8 p.m. to midnight, in the Student Center. All students can attend for free and bring one guest (16 and older). The event includes a DJ, food, contests, and prizes.

    Friday, October 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
  • Athletic Boosters Corn Hole Tournament

    The HCC Athletic Boosters will hold its second annual Corn Hole Tournament on October 29 in the ARCC. Proceeds benefit the HCC Hawk Athletic Booster Club.

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 11:00am
  • Nursing Information Session

    Information session for HCC's Nursing programs will be held in Careers Program Building, Room 151.

    Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Monday, December 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
  • UMUC Transfer Advisor Visit

    A transfer advisor from University of Maryland – University College will be on campus to meet with interested students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center lobby. No appointment necessary. For a full list of upcoming visits from four-year schools, go to

    Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:00am
  • FAFSA Lab

    Need help completing your FAFSA? Members of the HCC Student Financial Aid Office will be available to help students complete their FAFSA during the above days and times in the Learning Resource Center, Room 335.

    Friday, October 7, 2016 - 9:00am
    Friday, October 7, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Friday, October 21, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
    Friday, November 18, 2016 - 9:00am
    Friday, November 18, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Friday, December 9, 2016 - 9:00am