The Latest from HCC


  • HCC student receives national award

     Hagerstown Community College student Megan Lewis, of Smithsburg, has been named a 2016 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. This scholarship is designed to provide new Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members with financial resources for educational expenses while enrolled in a two-year college. 

  • HCC to auction surplus items on

    Hagerstown Community College is auctioning various surplus items on Bidding is open from Monday, Oct. 3 to Sunday, Oct. 9, with auctions closing at the times specified. Items range from wooden chairs, computer lab desks, round/rectangular tables, padded chairs, and stools.

  • HCC to offer info sessions for dental hygiene program

    Free information sessions will be held in October and November for those who want to learn more about the dental hygiene program at Hagerstown Community College. The first session will be held on Monday, Oct. 10, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., in the Career Programs Building, room 122. The second session will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 12 to 1:30 p.m., in the Career Programs Building, room 122. 

  • HCC biotech student’s research out in the field

    Several students from Hagerstown Community College’s biotechnology program recently completed internships at regional science labs or on campus at InnovaBio-MD in collaboration with regional scientists. Students receive credible research experience and internship credit, as well as effective communication, problem solving, and leadership skills. 

  • HCC to host second annual Cornhole Tournament Oct. 29

    Hagerstown Community College’s Hawk Athletic Booster Club will hold its second annual Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, October 29, at 11 a.m., in the Athletic, Recreation, and Community Center (ARCC) on HCC’s campus. Maryland Cornhole Organization will provide a two-person team, double elimination format with experienced and amateur brackets.

  • Lampton named to HCC board of trustees

    Paula A. Lampton has been named by Governor Larry Hogan to serve a six-year term on the Hagerstown Community College board of trustees, which began July 1. Serving on the HCC board of trustees, Lampton will act as a voting member of the board in the development and evaluation of college policies. 

  • HCC to host college fair on October 12

    The 2016 Washington County College Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 12 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. 

  • HCC to offer personal finance course

    The Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer a series of classes on Tuesdays in October, entitled “Financial GPS Series.” The series is designed to help participants navigate and understand personal credit scores, debt and credit, short-term and long-term financial goals, and financial security. 

  • HCC nursing assistant students score above state and national averages

    Students in the certified nursing assistant/geriatric nursing assistant program at Hagerstown Community College performed better than the state and national averages on the skills and written portions of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), administered by the Maryland Board of Nursing. 

  • Hopkins named as HCC head men’s basketball coach

    Bernard Hopkins has been named the new head men’s basketball coach at Hagerstown Community College. Hopkins is a graduate of and former player at HCC and has played collegiate and professional basketball for the Colonial Athletic Association, Continental Basketball Association, and Association Club Basketball.


  • Nursing Information Session

    Information session for HCC's Nursing programs will be held in Careers Program Building, Room 151.

    Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Monday, December 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
  • UMUC Transfer Advisor Visit

    A transfer advisor from University of Maryland – University College will be on campus to meet with interested students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center lobby. No appointment necessary. For a full list of upcoming visits from four-year schools, go to

    Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:00am
    Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:00am
  • FAFSA Lab

    Need help completing your FAFSA? Members of the HCC Student Financial Aid Office will be available to help students complete their FAFSA during the above days and times in the Learning Resource Center, Room 335.

    Friday, October 7, 2016 - 9:00am
    Friday, October 7, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Friday, October 21, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:00am
    Friday, November 18, 2016 - 9:00am
    Friday, November 18, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Friday, December 9, 2016 - 9:00am
  • TRiO SSS Fall 2016 Induction Ceremony

    Hosted by TRiO SSS at Hagerstown Community College
    Student Center, Main Dining Room
    November 4, 2016, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Friday, November 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
  • Theater Students Perform "Stardust"

    The fall performance of HCC's Intro to Theater class will be “Stardust,” a comedy by Walter Kerr, in honor of the 70th anniversary of the HCC and the 70th anniversary of the opening of “Stardust” at Catholic University. Admission is free and open to the public and all HCC students, faculty, and staff, but tickets are required for entry.

    Friday, November 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
    Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 2:30pm