The Latest from HCC


  • 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. 

  • HCC Volleyball Team to host Homes For Our Troops fundraising event

    Hagerstown Community College’s Women’s Hawk Volleyball Team will host a fundraising event to benefit local and national heroes on Monday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m., at the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) on campus. In honor of all of all veterans and those currently serving, the Hawks will play the Northern Virginia Community College Nighthawks on Monday evening, with all proceeds from the game donated to Homes For Our Troops.

  • HCC graduates first class of corrections academy students

    The first class of correction academy students at Hagerstown Community College recently graduated. The 37-day training program was provided by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions. The academy training consists of academics, which covers use of force, suicide prevention, cultural diversity, ethics, and crisis de-escalation techniques; and practical skills, which includes disturbance control, defensive tactics, chemical agents, restraints, and searching techniques. 

  • HCC offers fall late-start classes

    The fall semester is underway at Hagerstown Community College, but there is still time to register for late-start fall classes. Shorter sessions begin Sept. 10, Oct. 3, and Oct. 22. A variety of traditional and online classes are offered in blocks during these shorter sessions, allowing students to take classes back to back.