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Move it FORWARD

Posted on 16 May 2016

You’d be surprised at all the events Housatonic hosts and plans for the student body. Afterall, the college staff cares a lot about the alumni. On Monday, May 2, a program called FORWARD hosted an IT, or Information Technology, Career Fair at HCC. There were many internships and job opportunities for students pursuing the IT […] Continue Reading…

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Can HCC Take a Joke?

Posted on 16 May 2016

On Monday May 9 in Beacon Hall, Housatonic offered a viewing of the documentary, “Can We Take a Joke?,” a film analyzing and pinpointing the idea and question of whether or not people can really take a joke. We have seen many instances where a comedian stomps on sensitive territory. Anything from race, to sexuality, […] Continue Reading…

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Get the NY Times for Free

Posted on 16 May 2016

As a student at Housatonic we are offered many things that we are not aware of. One of the many things given that can be very valuable is the free access to the New York Times newspaper. The New York Times is a very popular newspaper with plenty of resources available, when it comes to […] Continue Reading…

Crystal Engram, Director of Human Resources with GBT gave out free bus passes during the Environmental Fair. Photo by Kathleen Chaves.

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HCC Hosts Environmental Fair

Posted on 16 May 2016

On Monday May 3, Housatonic hosted an environmental fair on the third floor of Beacon Hall. There were about six tables there. Two that really stood out were The Greater Bridgeport Transit, or GBT, and the Connecticut Chapter of the Sierra Club. Crystal Engram, who is the Director of Human Resources with GBT, was giving […] Continue Reading…

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The Elite Society’s Secrets Revealed

Posted on 16 May 2016

While studying at HCC sometimes it is hard to find the time to actually be a community. Either we are rushing to class, heading to work, or trying to pick up the baby from daycare. Whatever we have to do, we are never really allowing ourselves to see how beautiful the diversity of students here […] Continue Reading…

HCC’s Director of Student Activities, Kelly Hope, and an HCC student are all smiles on Student Appreciation Day.  Photo by Alfredo Rivera

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HCC Hosts Student Appreciation Day

Posted on 16 May 2016

This is the time of year everybody is on edge because everybody is trying to get in final assignments and cram for exams. But on Monday May 9th, students got a little break from all of the chaos and celebrated Student Appreciation Day. Two pizza trucks were parked out in the grassy area of the […] Continue Reading…

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You Could Win a $50 Gift Card Just for “Liking” Horizons

Posted on 13 May 2016

Follow the link below to go to our Facebook page, like us, and earn a chance to win a $50 HCC bookstore gift card.  

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Achieving Less Stress at Hubbard Park

Posted on 07 May 2016

Going to Hubbard Park in Meriden can help anyone stress less. It’s a state park that has not only a lake and children’s park, but when you drive up to the top of the mountain you reach the highest point in Connecticut. You can look over what seems like half of the state and point […] Continue Reading…

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A Sports Field Trip To NYC

Posted on 07 May 2016

Rucker Park in Harlem, New York  is a spot worth taking a trip out to. Located on 155th Street and Frederick Douglas Boulevard, this legendary basketball court has had some popular NBA players play on this court like Lebron James and Kobe Bryant. Hip hop artists, including Jay-Z, Rihanna, and many others, have also performed […] Continue Reading…

Glass elevator inside old shopping mall of Lafayette Hall. Photo by Eleanor C. Winkel from the Presidents Archive of Housatonic Community College.

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Did You Know?

Posted on 07 May 2016

Did you know Lafayette Hall was once a shopping mall?                                     The mall had escalators and a glass elevator, both ripped out at the time of construction. The second floor balcony and the parking garage also remain the […] Continue Reading…