Leah Pongratz has been named head volleyball coach for the 2019-20 academic year at Hagerstown Community College.
The fifth class of students in the STEMM Technical Middle College (STMC) at Hagerstown Community College will graduate from HCC on Saturday. Fifteen students were recognized at a special ceremony on Tuesday for their significant accomplishments in earning associate degrees from HCC at the same time they are completing high school. The program includes educational pathways in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, and medical) fields.
With support from several local organizations, HCC has been able to expand its engineering and manufacturing offerings for girls entering grades six through eight. Through HCC’s College for Kids, three week-long classes are giving girls the opportunity to use 3-D printers and robots to create, problem solve, and get hands-on learning.
The HCC Alumni Association will host a free cruise preview meeting on Saturday, June 8, at 10:30 a.m., in the Career Programs Building, rooms 211 and 213, on HCC’s main campus, for the upcoming 2020 Alumni & Friends Cruise.
HCC is offering a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installer class starting on May 20, provided under a grant from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. The grant funding is part of the state’s EARN green industry funding, which targets training and upskilling for individuals in the alternative energy sector.
HCC student Curtis Chedester, of Maugansville, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Maryland Law Enforcement Officers, Inc. The scholarship was established for Maryland students in good academic standing who are planning a career in law enforcement and have financial need.
HCC's College Advancement Office is now accepting applications for scholarships offered through the HCC Foundation. The deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year is Saturday, June 1. Scholarships are based on criteria such as financial need and academic promise.
HCC will hold its spring student art exhibit from Monday, April 22, through Friday, April 26, in the Kepler Center on HCC’s main campus. The opening reception will be held on Monday, April 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is free and the public is invited to attend.
Students in Professor Daniel Madron’s civic engagement class at HCC recently held a fundraising event to benefit Holly Place, as part of a class project. A total of $5,095 was raised from sponsorships, registration fees, and personal donations.
The English and Humanities Division at Hagerstown Community College will hold “An Evening of Dance,” on Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m., in the Kepler Theater. The event will feature student choreography and students from HCC’s Dance Company and dance classes. This event is free and is open to the public.