Alanna Anderson and Jennifer Willett, students at Hagerstown Community College, have been named finalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, worth up to $40,000 a year, to complete a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university.
Following the presidential search open forums that were held on December 5, with approximately 100 people in attendance, HCC’s Presidential Search Screening Committee met to develop the Presidential Profile.
The HCC Board of Trustees today approved the appointment of David Warner, HCC vice president of academic affairs and student services, to serve as the interim president when current President Guy Altieri retires on December 31. Warner will serve in that role until a replacement is named, later in 2018.
The Children’s Learning Center at Hagerstown Community College held its annual Fall Fest on October 13. Teachers planned a variety of outdoor activities that included an obstacle course, crafts, bean bag toss, a campus “pumpkin patch,” and other games.
Dr. Guy Altieri, president of Hagerstown Community College, has announced his retirement after a more than 45-year career in higher education, effective December 31, 2017. He has been president of HCC for 16 years.
The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) has named HCC as its 2017 Heather Van Sickle Entrepreneurial College of the Year.
Carolyn W. Brooks was recently reappointed by the Governor’s Office to serve another six-year term on the Hagerstown Community College board of trustees. She has been a member of the board since 1993. During that time, she served as vice-chair for nine years and chair for three years.
The Alumni Association at Hagerstown Community College recently made a $25,000 donation to HCC’s Promise Pathway Program.
The board of trustees at Hagerstown Community College recently recognized Citi for its significant contributions to support low-income students at HCC, giving more than $70,000 in grants in the past several years.
Hagerstown Community College recently received a grant from the Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund (MAERDAF), administered by the Rural Maryland Council, for $29,813, to hire an assistant to help support the development of the new environmental studies program.