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The Elite Society’s Secrets Revealed

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

While studying at HCC sometimes it is hard to find the time to actually be a community. Either we are rushing to class, heading to work, or trying to pick up the baby from daycare. Whatever we have to do, we are never really allowing ourselves to see how beautiful the diversity of students here […] Continue Reading…

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HCC Hosts Student Appreciation Day

Posted on 16 May 2016 by

This is the time of year everybody is on edge because everybody is trying to get in final assignments and cram for exams. But on Monday May 9th, students got a little break from all of the chaos and celebrated Student Appreciation Day. Two pizza trucks were parked out in the grassy area of the […] Continue Reading…

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Counseling Center Offers Academic and Personal Advice

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

Academic advising is key to having a successful college experience. A large number of students often take classes that do not even apply to their majors, making them waste time and money. You may be someone who just seems confused about your college plan and where your path is headed. Housatonic offers one-on-one advising in […] Continue Reading…

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Volunteers Needed for Day of Service

Posted on 10 March 2016 by

Volunteers are needed for Housatonic’s “Day of Service”on Friday, April 1st from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.at the Webster Bank Arena to support the success of Bridgeport youth in middle school, high school, and beyond. Students can choose a four-hour time slot to help with activities such as: traffic direction, guest registration, workshop assistance, and more. This […] Continue Reading…

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HCC Starts New Program to Maximize Students’ Success

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

On Monday, February 8, 2016, the Supplemental Instructional (SI) Leaders entered their classes that they are assigned to for the first time. This program was made to help students gain study skills and maximize academic success. The SI leaders are students who have taken the classes prior and have  a  B+ or higher average in […] Continue Reading…

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Withdrawing from School Due to Medical Problems

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

Did you know that you can drop out of school at any point in the semester with no penalty? Of course, this is only for special cases but it is still possible. It is called a medical withdrawal. Before last semester I had no idea this existed and I’m sure many of you didn’t either. […] Continue Reading…

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Parking 101 at HCC

Posted on 02 March 2016 by

Here at HCC your vehicle is safe and secure as long as you remember to lock it, hide it, and keep it. Housatonic has a secure, safe, and free seven level parking lot. The garage is open Monday thru Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., on Saturdays it is open from seven am to […] Continue Reading…

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UConn Guarantees Admission to Some Community College Students

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

The GAP program is an acceptance program that the University of Connecticut has established with community colleges in Connecticut. The GAP program stands for Guaranteed Acceptance Program. The UCONN website says, “The Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP) is an agreement between the Connecticut Community College System and the University of Connecticut, designed for transfer students who […] Continue Reading…

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Marketing Team Awards $300 in Prizes to HCC Students

Posted on 18 December 2015 by , and

Promoting Horizons to students turned out as a huge accomplishment and a successful way to attract students to join an outstanding course. Upon being assigned a final marketing project, our team decided to run a contest to drive traffic to the Horizons website. Those who wished to enter were required to choose an article of […] Continue Reading…

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Hit The Quan Or Hit The Books?

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

From Future, French Montana, to Migo’s “Pipe it Up”, Dj Keemy displayed his artistic talent at Housatonic’s 2015 Winter Glow Bash. A Biochemistry student said, “Because of finals and bad days, I feel like events can help and be stress free.” The party, which was brought together by the Student Senate, was a refresher for […] Continue Reading…