The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the 229th Army Band as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series, on Sunday, June 25, at 6:15 p.m., in HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.
Hagerstown Community College recently received its second five-year Upward Bound grant, totaling $1.28 million, from the U.S. Department of Education. This grant is designed to increase the high school graduation and college completion rates of low-income, first-generation students.
The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host a free cruise preview meeting on Saturday, June 17, at 10:30 a.m., in the Learning Resource Center, room 108, on HCC’s main campus, for the upcoming 2018 Alumni & Friends Cruise. The 12-day cruise will be held from April 19 through May 1, 2018, aboard Holland America’s “ms Koningsdam.”
Ashlyn Rebok has been named head volleyball coach for the 2017-18 academic year at Hagerstown Community College. A HCC alumna, Rebok helped the Lady Hawks to two consecutive Region XX titles and trips to the NJCAA Division II National Championships in 2009 and 2010.
For Hagerstown Community College, that means that residents in Franklin and Fulton Counties, Pa.; Berkeley, Morgan, and Jefferson Counties, W.V.; and Loudoun County, Va.; will pay $230 per credit this fall, compared to $246 for other out-of-state counties. This will save these residents $48 on each three-credit course and at least $960 on a 60-credit associate degree.
Hagerstown Community College student Edison Ly has been accepted to The United States Military Academy at West Point. Ly, 18, of Williamsport, has been enrolled in HCC’s STEMM Technical Middle College for the past two years. He will receive three associate degrees from HCC in May, in engineering, mathematics, and physics, just prior to his graduation from Williamsport High School.
Applications are now being accepted for the new Promise Pathway Program at Hagerstown Community College, for admission in the fall of 2017. Similar to other promise programs across the country, this initiative is designed to address the financial barriers for high school students who have the academic readiness and commitment to succeed in college, but lack all the necessary financial resources to do so, even if they qualify for federal financial aid.
Khanh Huynh, a student at Hagerstown Community College, has been awarded 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.
Hagerstown Community College’s Robinwood Players will perform Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar: 2017 A.D.,” on April 21, 22, and 23, in the Kepler Theater on HCC’s main campus.
Hagerstown Community College announced on January 13 the start of a Promise Pathway Program. Similar to other promise programs across the country, this initiative is designed to address the financial barriers for high school students who have the academic readiness and commitment to succeed in college, but lack all the necessary financial resources to do so, even if they qualify for federal financial aid.