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.
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.
The 33rd annual Kris Kringle Holiday Craft Show will be held at Hagerstown Community College on Saturday, November 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, November 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) on campus.
NASA is offering Launching 2 Learn this summer at the Kennedy Space Center. for rising college freshmen and sophomores majoring in a STEM degree. Applications are due June 20, 2016.
Graduates from Hagerstown Community College’s alternative energy technology program have successfully found employment in the regional solar industry. One HCC graduate, Ryan Ballard, launched his own solar company, Western Maryland Solar.
The HCC network servers will be down for maintenance from Saturday, October 31 at 5:00 p.m. until Sunday, November 1 at 6:00 a.m. During this time, the HCC website, the HCC Jobs site, staff Email, and WebAdvisor will NOT be available. There will also be no internet or network access on campus during the maintenance period.