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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…

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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…