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Brighten Finals Season with Some Ugly

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

Finals season is always a time of stress; everyone is cramming for their tests, staying up all night for those last minute projects, wondering what to take next semester, and let us not forget buying tons of gifts for the holidays. Why not lighten the mood with something silly or “ugly”? Having an ugly sweater […] Continue Reading…

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Bridging the Generation Gap

Posted on 03 December 2016 by

Here at Housatonic there is no doubt about the staggering amount of age diversity. Many students are fresh from high school, while others are coming back to finish a degree or learn something new. Due to this, students tend to group themselves together with the same age group and figure things out on their own. […] Continue Reading…

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HCC Hosts Environmental Fair

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

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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Achieving Less Stress at Hubbard Park

Posted on 07 May 2016 by

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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Getting Mental Health Help at HCC

Posted on 21 April 2016 by

A 2014 survey by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors found that 47.4 percent of college students have some type of anxiety. At Housatonic, many students suffer from stress and anxiety difficulties and do not know how to cope with it. I am one of those students. It took a lot of […] Continue Reading…

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Do You Know What You Want to Do in Life?

Posted on 01 April 2016 by

Many students do not really know what they want to do for their career once they start college. Many do not know how to apply for a job. The Career Services center here at HCC will help students figure out these things and more. There is a team of coordinators in the department that will […] Continue Reading…