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  • Dot Foods donates truck to HCC truck driving program

    Dot Foods recently donated a 2012 Volvo VNL model tractor with auto-shift to the truck driver training program at Hagerstown Community College. This is HCC’s newest model tractor, and will add an automatic transmission tractor to the school’s fleet, for the purpose of CDL-A training and MVA testing purposes. 

  • Cody Butts Memorial Motorcycle Ride benefits HCC students

    Two students at Hagerstown Community College each received a scholarship in the amount of $2,887 for the 2018-2019 school year, as a result of funds raised from the first Cody Butts Memorial Motorcycle Ride, which was held in 2017. 

  • HCC students bring new vision to literary magazine

    During the 2018 spring and summer semesters, HCC English students, Johanna Bulley, Lynn Martin, and Mike Tucker, interned with HCC’s literary magazine, the Hedge Apple. As editors, they brought a new energy and vision to the magazine, including the acceptance of worldwide contributions; publishing and marketing on Amazon; and distribution to 40 contributors of prose, poetry, art, and creative nonfiction. 

  • HCC students recognize Maryland Manufacturing Month

    In recognition of Maryland Manufacturing Month, two technology students at Hagerstown Community College recently programmed the college’s industrial robot to hold a knife and cut a cake that was served to a room of fellow students. HCC offers an associate degree in advanced manufacturing systems, a certificate in industrial technology, and a certificate in basic electronics. 

  • HCC receives grant to help students with child care

    Hagerstown Community College has been selected to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Education, under the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program, in the amount of $51,950 a year, for up to four years. The funds will be used to help Pell-eligible (low income) students pay for child care. 

  • HCC Alumni Association to host 11-day Caribbean cruise in 2019

    Hagerstown Community College’s Alumni Association will host its annual Alumni & Friends Cruise in winter 2019. The 11-day cruise will be held from February 15 through February 25, 2019, aboard Princess Cruise Line’s “Crown Princess.” Port stops include Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Princess Cays, Bahamas; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Dominica; Grenada; Bonaire; and Curacao. 

  • HCC to host college fair on October 10

    The 2018 Washington County College Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center at Hagerstown Community College. Representatives from more than 100 colleges, universities, and technical schools in the Mid-Atlantic region will be there to meet with prospective students.

  • Williamson reappointed to HCC board of trustees

    John Williamson was recently reappointed by Governor Hogan’s Office to serve another six-year term on the Hagerstown Community College board of trustees. He has been a member of the board since 2012, and is currently serving as the vice chair. 

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