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News

  • HCC accepts 30 new members into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

    Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the national honor society at Hagerstown Community College, recently accepted 30 new members. To be eligible for PTK, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher and must have completed 12 credit hours of college-level work at HCC. 

  • HCC to hold info sessions for Promise Program

    Program information sessions for the Maryland and HCC Promise Programs will be held on Jan. 8 and 24, and Feb. 5 and 21, at 4 p.m., in the Student Center on HCC’s main campus. College Promise programs make the cost of community college more affordable to qualifying students. 

  • HCC announces fall 2018 dean’s list

    Hagerstown Community College recently announced its dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must be attending school full-time (12 credits or more of college-level courses, 101 and above) and earn a minimum quality-point average of 3.50 for the most recent semester.

  • HCC students tour Volvo

    Students studying mechanical engineering technology and advanced manufacturing recently went on a tour of the Volvo plant in Hagerstown. 

  • HCC raises $10,251 to benefit United Way of Washington County

    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. 

  • Wilson College, HCC Partner on Accord to Provide Students with Smooth Transition between Institutions

    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.

  • HCC receives NEH grant

    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. 

Events

  • HCC Spring Transfer Fair 2019

    The HCC Spring Transfer Fair will be held Monday, February 25, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center (STC) main dining room. Over 40 local and regional 4-year school representatives will be in attendance. This is a good opportunity to talk face-to-face with representatives and plan your transfer early.

    Date:
    Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00am
  • NARCAN Training

    In an effort to provide education on how to recognize, respond to, and prevent an opioid overdose, the Washington County Health Department will be hosting monthly Narcan trainings in the Student Center (STC), Room 182. If you are concerned that a loved one is at risk for overdosing on heroin or a prescription pain medication, this training is for you. No RSVP or registration is necessary.

    Date:
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:00am
    Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 2:30pm
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 5:30pm
    Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:30pm
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:00am
  • BISFA Spring Concert

    The BISFA Spring Concert will be held February 28, 2019 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Kepler Performing & Visual Arts Education Center Theater.

    Date:
    Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Spring 2019 Graduation Deadline

    The application deadline for spring 2019 Graduation is Friday, March 1. All students should complete the online Application for Graduation through WebAdvisor to receive a Degree, Certificate, or Letter of Recognition regardless of their participation in the graduation ceremony.

    Date:
    Friday, March 1, 2019 (All day)
  • Gymkana: Gymnastics Troupe Performance

    The Gymkana gymnastics troupe will perform its annual show on Friday, March 1 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) building. Admission is free and open to the public.

    Date:
    Friday, March 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
  • Spring Break 2019 - No Classes Held

    Spring Break will be held for faculty and students from March 3 through March 9, 2019. No classes will be held during that time.

    Administrative offices will remain open from March 4 through March 7 of that week, but will close for staff spring break on March 8. The entire campus will be closed on March 8, 2019.

    Date:
    Sunday, March 3, 2019 (All day)
  • Student Advocacy Day in Annapolis

    The Student Advocacy Day in Annapolis will be held on Tuesday, March 5 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Attend a rally with other Maryland community colleges, tour the State House, and meet local Washington County representatives in Annapolis. The event is free and includes transportation and lunch.

    Date:
    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:00am
  • HCC ESSENCE Program Information Night

    The HCC ESSENCE Program Information Night will be held on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Merle S. Elliott Continuing Education and Conference Center located in the Career Programs Building (CPB) rooms 210-214. All students who plan to enroll in the ESSENCE program for the 2019-2020 school year are encouraged to attend. Parking will be available in lots B, C, or D.

    Date:
    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:30pm
  • MEG 3 Musketeers

    The MEG 3 Musketeers show will be held in the Kepler Performing & Visual Arts Education Center Theater during the month of March

    Date:
    Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 8:00pm
    Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
    Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
    Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
    Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 8:00pm
    Friday, March 15, 2019 - 8:00pm
    Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 2:00pm
    Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
    Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 2:00pm