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.
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.
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.
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).
Would you benefit from help with loaner textbooks, childcare or transportation stipends, and individualized advising? Check out HCC's Job Training Student Resources Program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00am
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.Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 11:00am
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.Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 2:30pm
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.Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:00pm
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.Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 10:00am
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.Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 2:30pm
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.Friday, September 26, 2014 (All day)
A performance by the Hub Opera Ensemble will be held in the Kepler Theater. For more information, contact Jason Buhrman at email@example.com.Friday, September 26, 2014 - 9:00am
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.
Featuring on-the-spot interviews, resume reviews, online applications, and career resources.Friday, September 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Washington County Recreation Department Princess Party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the ARCC. This is a non-HCC event. For more information, contact the Rec. Dept. at 240-313-2805.Friday, September 26, 2014 - 5:30pm