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Come Celebrate Writing Day Today

Posted on 16 October 2018 by

Today, Tuesday, October 16, Housatonic will be hosting its annual “Reading Day.” According to the HCC homepage, “‘Reading Days’ are used as study days and/or… make up class time.” Classes will be canceled, but students can use this day to study, to make up any missing work, or to work with tutors in subjects that […] Continue Reading…

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Blue Glass a Window into New Welcome Center

Posted on 14 September 2017 by

Things in Lafayette Hall have grown quite a bit since last semester. With the expansion over the summer, some offices and classrooms have found a new home. One of the relocations is the Financial Aid office. Instead of the dark hallway leading to a small cramped office in a corner, the office is now in […] Continue Reading…

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50 Years of Killin’ It

Posted on 14 September 2017 by

The HCC Museum of Art’s 50th anniversary is coming up, and the Housatonic community is throwing a fun, nautical event to celebrate. Museum Director Robin Zella is bringing the artistic gems of our museum into public light at a murder-mystery fundraiser. On Friday September 29, all are invited to this cocktail-party event to support the […] Continue Reading…

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We Assure You, We’re Open

Posted on 14 September 2017 by

What a time to be a freshman at Housatonic! As if juggling new responsibilities on top of overpriced books wasn’t stressful enough, there are plenty of new reconstructed areas of the school to make even the Riddler disoriented. New and returning students shouldn’t fear, because all of these changes are going to create a magnificent […] Continue Reading…

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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…