The Latest from HCC


  • HCC holds its 70th spring commencement

    Hagerstown Community College held its 70th annual spring commencement on Saturday, May 13, in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center at HCC. HCC President Guy Altieri and members of the board of trustees awarded 376 degrees and certificates to the spring 2017 graduating class. During the first fall commencement held in December of 2016, 293 degrees and certificates were awarded. 

  • HCC middle college students graduate

    The third class of students in the STEMM Technical Middle College (STMC) at Hagerstown Community College graduated from HCC on May 13, 2017. Ten students were recognized at a special ceremony on May 9, 2017 for their significant accomplishments in earning associate degrees from HCC at the same time they are each completing high school. The program includes educational pathways in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, and medical) fields.

  • HCC accepts 93 new members into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

    Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the national honor society at Hagerstown Community College, recently accepted 93 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’s Robinwood Players Theater Club hosted day of theater

    The Robinwood Players Theater Club at Hagerstown Community College hosted a day of theater on Saturday, May 6, in the Kepler Center on HCC’s main campus. The day of theater included free workshops and presentations open to HCC students and local high school juniors and seniors. Topics covered included stage combat, the audition process, Shakespeare, dance, improvisation, and voice, plus theater games and ice breakers.

  • HCC to offer life balance class

    The Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division at Hagerstown Community College is offering a class entitled, “Living Life as a Joyful Being: Be Ready for Whatever Life Brings,” on Mondays, June 5 to 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. on the HCC campus. 

  • HCC students complete job training

    During the 2016-17 academic year, 49 students from Hagerstown Community College completed internships, gaining job training at local businesses. Students from 19 different majors completed a total of 7,560 hours.

  • HCC to offer summer bridge program for high school students

    The STEMM Technical Middle College at Hagerstown Community College will offer a week-long Summer Bridge Program for area high school students interested in the STEM career field. The program is free for students grades nine through 12 and will be held June 19 to 23, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on HCC’s main campus. 

  • HCC to host NJCAA Region 20 Division I Baseball Tournament on May 12

    Hagerstown Community College will host the NJCAA Region 20 Division I Baseball Tournament on Friday, May 12, Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14, at the Hagerstown Suns Municipal Stadium. On Friday, double elimination format game times are set for 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. Saturday games will be played at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., with the championship game being played on Sunday, starting at 11 a.m. 

  • HCC’s practical nursing program ranked top in state

    The Practical Nursing Program at Hagerstown Community College has been ranked number one in Maryland for 2017, by Of the 10 state-approved practical nursing programs in Maryland, ranked the top five, based on state test results and the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) pass rates for the past five years.

  • HCC Middle College to hold info sessions

    Program information sessions for the STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, medical) Technical Middle College at Hagerstown Community College will be held on Wednesdays, May 3 and June 21, at 4 p.m., in the Learning Resource Center, room 254.