Archive | March, 2016

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Started at an F, Now We’re Here!

Posted on 31 March 2016 by

There may be a chance to recover gracefully from the wrong start to a semester without all of the stress. Not all of us get the Cinderella four-year college experience. If you’re at a two-year school, more “real life” happens. Besides a strong desire to get an education, there are often other pressing obligations students […] Continue Reading…

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Rice is Life and Simulacratopia (again) Use Art to Address Social Issues

Posted on 31 March 2016 by

When visitors enter the Rice is Life exhibit they are greeted with bowls hanging from red string casting a grid of shadows on the ground. The bowls are made entirely from biodegradable materials. Statistics are posted on the wall detailing the problem of hunger in the world, Connecticut and then specifically Bridgeport. The Housatonic Art […] Continue Reading…

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Housatonic and the Webster Bank Arena Could Go Hand in Hand

Posted on 30 March 2016 by

Housatonic offers a wide range of classes, clubs, and activities. The one thing that is missing are sports teams. Luckily for the school’s sports fans, Webster Bank Arena, formerly known as The Arena at Harbor Yard, is just a few blocks away. The arena, for short, currently hosts the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American […] Continue Reading…

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Author Visit Kicks Off One Book One College Program

Posted on 29 March 2016 by

Books are a standard component of a college education, but HCC has taken the concept to another dimension.   In the fall of 2015, the committee composed of HCC Professors Rebecca Adams, Karyn Smith, Kristen Carley, and Steve Mark; Librarians Jennifer Lutris and Peter Everett, and Counselor Marilyn Wehr asked all HCC faculty, staff and […] Continue Reading…

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Volunteers Needed for Day of Service

Posted on 10 March 2016 by

Volunteers are needed for Housatonic’s “Day of Service”on Friday, April 1st from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.at the Webster Bank Arena to support the success of Bridgeport youth in middle school, high school, and beyond. Students can choose a four-hour time slot to help with activities such as: traffic direction, guest registration, workshop assistance, and more. This […] Continue Reading…

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HCC Starts New Program to Maximize Students’ Success

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

On Monday, February 8, 2016, the Supplemental Instructional (SI) Leaders entered their classes that they are assigned to for the first time. This program was made to help students gain study skills and maximize academic success. The SI leaders are students who have taken the classes prior and have  a  B+ or higher average in […] Continue Reading…

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Withdrawing from School Due to Medical Problems

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

Did you know that you can drop out of school at any point in the semester with no penalty? Of course, this is only for special cases but it is still possible. It is called a medical withdrawal. Before last semester I had no idea this existed and I’m sure many of you didn’t either. […] Continue Reading…

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Parking 101 at HCC

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

Here at HCC your vehicle is safe and secure as long as you remember to lock it, hide it, and keep it. Housatonic has a secure, safe, and free seven level parking lot. The garage is open Monday thru Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., on Saturdays it is open from seven am to […] Continue Reading…