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Non-Traditional is the New Black

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

Students who have been out of school for at least five years before coming to HCC may be eligible to transfer to Yale University to complete their degrees. The Eli Whitney Program was established for non-traditional mature individuals with high academic potential, so they can have an opportunity that they might not get otherwise. Specifically, […] Continue Reading…

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Public Transportation at HCC

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

As college students at Housatonic, many feel like without reliable transportation, much stress can be brought on a person. It then can cause lack of concentration, which could be dreadful for courses. One benefit that HCC provides to students are free bus use passes by Greater Bridgeport Transportation (GBT). This services explains how students can […] Continue Reading…

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Addressing High Cost Of College Tuition Important to HCC Students

Posted on 05 December 2016 by

Students at Housatonic agree that paying tuition can be a burden, but they disagree on how to address the problem. Some assume college students would support  Bernie Sanders’ plan for free college tuition. But it is not that simple, as students have differing and unique ideas on how to lower college tuition. Hector A. Mendez […] Continue Reading…

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Unknown Treasures of Bridgeport

Posted on 31 October 2016 by

In cities with unique characteristics like Bridgeport, the least explored areas tend to hold the most promise and intrigue. Bridgeport is grounds for fascinating sights in little known places. Many unexplored geographical marvels can be found in this city if you know where to look. Seaside Park in Bridgeport is a spacious recreational park with […] Continue Reading…

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A Chance To Travel

Posted on 29 October 2016 by

Those planning to travel to Morocco in Spring 2017 and Greece in summer 2017 as part of Housatonic’s Study Abroad Program can set up a payment plan or use a down payment to save their spot. These trips are open to students, faculty and staff. The approximate cost for Morocco is $3,295. Students are able […] Continue Reading…

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Honor Yourself

Posted on 29 October 2016 by

Here at HCC, there are a multitude of programs, clubs, and classes that students can sign up for in order to enrich their minds and bodies.  Most of these outlets are easily accessible, except for one. The Honors Program here at school may be the most underutilized resource on campus, and it is completely free […] Continue Reading…

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A Sports Field Trip To NYC

Posted on 07 May 2016 by

Rucker Park in Harlem, New York  is a spot worth taking a trip out to. Located on 155th Street and Frederick Douglas Boulevard, this legendary basketball court has had some popular NBA players play on this court like Lebron James and Kobe Bryant. Hip hop artists, including Jay-Z, Rihanna, and many others, have also performed […] Continue Reading…

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Did You Know?

Posted on 07 May 2016 by

Did you know Lafayette Hall was once a shopping mall?                                     The mall had escalators and a glass elevator, both ripped out at the time of construction. The second floor balcony and the parking garage also remain the […] Continue Reading…

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It’s Time to Hear from Our International Students

Posted on 04 May 2016 by

  Leaving home and traveling to a new a country to pursue a degree can produce mixed feelings. Though the transition maybe something  that has been planned and prepped for, international students still undergo a culture shock. As a result they find ways to adapt and survive. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, a culture shock […] Continue Reading…

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Your Turn to Intern: HCC Offers Next Steps for Students

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

Housatonic offers a range of internships for students who want to take that next step in their academic career and beyond. Training from your peers and working assistant jobs tying back to your major are just some the benefits HCC has to offer. Do not let the glamour of Hollywood portrayals like Robert DeNiro’s new […] Continue Reading…