Hagerstown Community College Athletics will be offering softball pitching/fielding and hitting clinics for ages eight to 18 on Monday, October 24, and Wednesday, October 26, in the ARCC gymnasium.
Hagerstown Community College will hold an open house for prospective students on Wednesday, October 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., in HCC’s Student Center. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees will be able to meet with faculty representing more than 100 programs of study, learn how to plan ahead and pay for college, meet with admissions and advising representatives, learn about HCC’s support services, and take a campus tour.
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.
Hagerstown Community College is auctioning various surplus items on GovDeals.com. Bidding is open from Monday, Oct. 3 to Sunday, Oct. 9, with auctions closing at the times specified. Items range from wooden chairs, computer lab desks, round/rectangular tables, padded chairs, and stools.
Free information sessions will be held in October and November for those who want to learn more about the dental hygiene program at Hagerstown Community College. The first session will be held on Monday, Oct. 10, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., in the Career Programs Building, room 122. The second session will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 12 to 1:30 p.m., in the Career Programs Building, room 122.
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.
Hagerstown Community College’s Hawk Athletic Booster Club will hold its second annual Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, October 29, at 11 a.m., in the Athletic, Recreation, and Community Center (ARCC) on HCC’s campus. Maryland Cornhole Organization will provide a two-person team, double elimination format with experienced and amateur brackets.
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.
The 2016 Washington County College Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center at Hagerstown Community College. Representatives from more than 100 colleges, universities, and technical schools in the Mid-Atlantic region will be there to meet with prospective students.
The Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division at Hagerstown Community College will offer a series of classes on Tuesdays in October, entitled “Financial GPS Series.” The series is designed to help participants navigate and understand personal credit scores, debt and credit, short-term and long-term financial goals, and financial security.