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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…

Discover Hidden Housatonic

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

Recently, as the advisor to Horizons, I gave the staff an assignment to search out the “Hidden Housatonic,” inviting them to inform, surprise, delight, or enlighten readers with a short article about a little-known aspect of HCC.   I asked them to look for the unexpected, the unusual, the unknown, to go beyond the obvious to discover and share […] Continue Reading…

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Russian History Being Offered Again

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

Next semester, Russian history will be offered once again here at HCC. Anyone who is a history major or just interested in history should really check out this class. It’s always nice to learn about history from another country other than the United States, to get an understanding of how other countries came to be. […] Continue Reading…

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CCaST Offers Services to Students in Need

Posted on 08 December 2016 by

The mission of Housatonic is to ensure high quality education that is affordable and accessible to students of different backgrounds in an intellectually active and rich environment. HCC is also committed to making sure students are safe while learning, in part through the implementation of a Campus Care and Support Team (CCaST). As a result […] Continue Reading…

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Move it FORWARD

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

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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This Isn’t Your Parent’s Gospel Story

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

Music filled the Performing  Arts Center while the audience sat on both sides of a set that resembled both a courtroom and a “dream.” Before the performance of the HCC student production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’s The Last Days of Judas Iscariot no one in the audience seemed to know what to expect. The fate […] Continue Reading…

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Can HCC Take a Joke?

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

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 by

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…

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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…