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  • 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. 

  • HCC receives gift from the Fletcher Foundation

    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. 

  • HCC and Purdue Global create transfer agreement

    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. 

  • HCC and others attend ACT Work Ready Communities Boot Camp

    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. 

  • Allied health instructor appointed to national and state committees

    Richard P. D’Ambrisi, allied health instructor at Hagerstown Community College, was recently appointed to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Pharmacy Technician Forum Educational Steering Committee and the Maryland Pharmacists Association (MPhA) Foundation Board. 

  • HCC students compete in AIGA design challenge

    The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Blue Ridge Chapter held its “MockUp!” student design challenge on November 2 at Hagerstown Community College. This one-week design competition invited area graphic design students from Shepherd University, Frederick Community College, and HCC, to create a marketing design for a non-profit client, Building Veterans, of Brunswick.

  • HCC receives $50,000 donation

    Anton Mayer and his business partner, John Schaffer, of Jupiter, Fl., recently made a $50,000 donation to the Hagerstown Community College Foundation, in memory of Anton’s wife, Dr. Lindette Mayer, who died after a battle with cancer, on October 12, 2018. She was 79 years old.

  • HCC student named as Good Scholarship recipient

    Justin Walters, of Williamsport, has been named the first recipient of the Sgt. Richard H. Good Scholarship at Hagerstown Community College. Walters, who is studying administration of justice, is receiving $1,200 to cover tuition expenses for the fall of 2018 and spring of 2019.

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