Hagerstown Community College recently recognized Joan Johnson, professor of English composition, as the faculty of the year for 2018.
Students studying mechanical engineering technology and advanced manufacturing recently went on a tour of the Volvo plant in Hagerstown.
Hagerstown Community College recently held a nurse pinning ceremony to recognize graduates of its fall 2018 associate degree nursing class.
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.
Antietam Cable channel 99 is scheduled to rebroadcast the 2018 HCC's fall graduation ceremonies that were held on December 15, 2018.
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.
Hagerstown Community College was recently awarded a three-year, $98,372 grant from the Alice Virginia and David W. Fletcher Foundation for the purpose of improving job training programs and enhancing economic development opportunities.
Officials at Hagerstown Community College and Purdue Global recently created an educational alliance agreement that will benefit students who attend both institutions. Students who have completed an associate degree at HCC will be able to transfer to Purdue Global, where they will receive an 18 percent tuition discount. Those who transfer from HCC without completing the associate degree will receive a 10 percent discount at Purdue Global.
When HCC President Jim Klauber first arrived on campus in June, he was immediately interested in sharing his past success with ACT Work Ready Communities. As the result of an informational meeting with community stakeholders that he hosted in September, representatives from HCC and several other Washington County organizations recently attended the ACT Work Ready Communities Bootcamp in Little Rock, Ark.