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…

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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.

Free Scanner Now Available for Students

Posted on 23 January 2015 by

The library has now has a scanner for the HCC community to use free of charge.  It scans text or photos in color as well as black and white.  Located by the copy machines in the library, the scanner can be used any time that the library is open.  (Click here for the library’s current hours.) […] Continue Reading…

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Farewell Message from the Dean of Students

Posted on 08 December 2014 by

From the Desk of the Dean of Students Dear HCC Student. I applaud you for the effort you put into getting to the place of becoming a student at Housatonic Community College.  When you earn a certificate or associates degree, the applause will become a standing ovation at Commencement. Continue to invest your efforts in […] Continue Reading…

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Read Our Latest #worksforme Articles!

Posted on 08 December 2014 by

This time of the semester can be particularly stressful for students.   You have major projects due, final exams looming, and holiday preparations and shopping to contend with, as well as your usual work and family obligations.  Some of you are juggling parenting, marriages, or relationships with your school life as well. In our special #worksforme […] Continue Reading…

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Read Our Special Thanksgiving Content

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

Just Added 11/26!   Learn about the Monday’s Thanksgiving Luncheon at HCC.   Creating the Perfect Thanksgiving Atmosphere: How to Pimp Out Your Thanksgiving Table No Turkey, No Problem: A Vegetarian’s Take on Thanksgiving : Ever wonder what Thanksgiving was like for a vegetarian? Victoria Tomis gives her take on it and includes some tasty […] Continue Reading…

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Should Stores Be Open on Thanksgiving?

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

In the last couple of weeks, there has been a great deal of conversation on social media and elsewhere about what some are now calling “Black Thursday,” the increasing number of stores that choose to open on Thanksgiving with special sales, thereby requiring at least some of their employees to work on the holiday.   While […] Continue Reading…

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Read Some of Our Fall Articles in a Handy PDF Version!

Posted on 19 November 2014 by

While we’ve been working hard on this new web site, updating at least a few times a week with new content, our graphic design team has been hard at work on a digital version of Horizons that looks much like our print editions used to. Take a look at a selection of articles by Horizons […] Continue Reading…