Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and his cabinet members will conduct a public cabinet meeting at the Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown on Thursday, Oct. 13. HCC students are invited to attend the meeting beginning at 10 a.m. HCC will provide transportation to and from the Maryland Theatre.
Hagerstown Community College student Megan Lewis, of Smithsburg, has been named a 2016 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. This scholarship is designed to provide new Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members with financial resources for educational expenses while enrolled in a two-year college.
Several students from Hagerstown Community College’s biotechnology program recently completed internships at regional science labs or on campus at InnovaBio-MD in collaboration with regional scientists. Students receive credible research experience and internship credit, as well as effective communication, problem solving, and leadership skills.
Paula A. Lampton has been named by Governor Larry Hogan to serve a six-year term on the Hagerstown Community College board of trustees, which began July 1. Serving on the HCC board of trustees, Lampton will act as a voting member of the board in the development and evaluation of college policies.
Students in the certified nursing assistant/geriatric nursing assistant program at Hagerstown Community College performed better than the state and national averages on the skills and written portions of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), administered by the Maryland Board of Nursing.
Bernard Hopkins has been named the new head men’s basketball coach at Hagerstown Community College. Hopkins is a graduate of and former player at HCC and has played collegiate and professional basketball for the Colonial Athletic Association, Continental Basketball Association, and Association Club Basketball.
The Washington Monthly recently released its first-ever listing of the best colleges for adult learners, and Hagerstown Community College ranked number 42 of all two-year colleges across the country. HCC is one of four of Maryland’s 16 community colleges to be named in the list of 100.
Hagerstown Community College has entered into an agreement with the Hagerstown Housing Authority to provide adult education/GED preparation educational services onsite at Frederick Manor, a facility operated by the Hagerstown Housing Authority.
Hagerstown Community College has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to help support a renovation of the Learning Resource Center. In addition to the ARC funds, local sources will provide $32,346 and state sources will provide $681,704, bringing the total project funding to $1,214,050.
As the new school year begins at Hagerstown Community College, nine people have been named to fill a variety of full-time faculty and division director positions. Collectively, these new hires represent more than 95 years of industry experience and approximately 100 years of teaching experience.