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Semester Kicks Off with Motivational Monday

Posted on 03 February 2017 by

New year, new motivation; the Student Senate has brought the HCC population a brand new way to fight the lack of motivation that comes with the new semester. Motivational Monday is a new program that utilizes visual stimulation and creativity to ease the mind and motivate students to do their best to meet their goals. […] Continue Reading…

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Discover the “Secret” Program that Can Propel Your College Experience

Posted on 03 February 2017 by

The Family Economic Security Program (FESP) is a holistic approach to helping students attain the skills, advisement, and opportunities they need to achieve their goals on and off campus. Specializing in providing assistance to students from low-income households, FESP advisors can help design plans for success that cover everything from tutoring to balancing a checkbook. […] Continue Reading…

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

Posted on 13 May 2016 by

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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“Bridgeport Works” Features Diverse Local Workers and Jobs

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

As part of a special project for Horizons this semester, Senior Staff Writer Jay Lederman developed “Bridgeport Works,” a web site featuring photographs of and interviews with individuals who work in Bridgeport. Collectively, the project as a whole illustrates the city’s many diverse and unique jobs and the people who get them done. You can read it here, or go to http://jaylederman.wix.com/bridgeportworks

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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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Press Release: HCC Presents Symposium on Race and America

Posted on 20 October 2015 by

The innovative use of theater performance as a springboard for InterACTion, a multi-activity symposium on Race and America will take place at Housatonic Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 20, Thurs. Oct. 22, and Friday, Oct. 23. Geoffrey Sheehan, HCC professor of Theater Arts says, “This critical exploration and discussion will consider the place of race […] Continue Reading…

HCC to Observe National Moment of Silence for Umpqua CC

Posted on 08 October 2015 by

HCC President Paul Broadie II announced last night that the CSCU Community Colleges and Universities will be coming together and participating in supporting a national moment of silence tomorrow, Thursday, October 8, at 2:00 p.m. for the victims of last week’s Umpqua Community College shootings.  The president is requesting that students, faculty, and staff pause for […] Continue Reading…

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College Announces “Keep Calm and Study On: Beat the Finals Frenzy” Activities

Posted on 11 May 2015 by

  Students are encouraged to take advantage of ‘”Keep Calm and Study On! Beat the Finals Frenzy!” and the many opportunities for quiet study and relaxation that will be offered on the first floor of Beacon Hall during finals week. From 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. Thursday, students can enjoy quiet study in […] Continue Reading…


Learn about Some of Our Experiences in “First Person” Personal Essays!

Posted on 21 April 2015 by

  Our senior staff writers explore a range of issues including: The loss of a beloved grandparent Learning that “when you’re a mixed-race kid with white skin, you get to see how ignorant and stupid people really are.” A sudden financial downturn that resulted in dramatic changes for everyone in one family A trip to Hungary […] Continue Reading…

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Spring Has Sprung at Housatonic

Posted on 14 April 2015 by

Yesterday brought the warmest, sunniest weather we’ve had in quite some time, and the Horizons staff took some time to capture the signs of its arrival around campus.