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Meet Dr. Paul Broadie II, Housatonic’s New President

Posted on 02 November 2015 by

On April 3, 2015 Dr. Paul Broadie II was named as the new president of Housatonic Community College. He comes to HCC from SUNY Orange County Community College in Middletown, New York, Broadie was selected from a pool of 44 other applicants that were slated for the position  previously occupied by Interim President Elizabeth Roop.Broadie […] Continue Reading…

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Cross Country Expedition Turned Hometown Appreciation

Posted on 30 October 2015 by

A spur of the moment decision made by Joseph Beres, 25, an English major at Housatonic, created an eye-opening trip cross country. After a friend mentioned needing a companion for a journey to California, Beres jumped at the opportunity for an escape from his everyday routine. Two years ago, Beres decided it was time for […] Continue Reading…

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Former NYC Business Consultant Now HCC Professor

Posted on 30 October 2015 by

Professors play a huge role when it comes to college education. Have you ever sat in your chair in the beginning of a new class and wondered who your professor is? Questions seem to run through your mind like: “Where are they from?”  Or, “What can they do to improve my learning?” On the first […] Continue Reading…

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The Creative Maven Who Reads Your Angry Facebook Rant

Posted on 12 October 2015 by

The ghost in the machine is not a ghost, but a real, live human. If you have posted on our Facebook page, tweeted at us, or commented on one of our Instagram photos, you were actually connecting with Megan Cacioppo, who oversees the college’s advertising, marketing, and graphic design. In an office decorated with typeface […] Continue Reading…

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Ticks Know No Bounds

Posted on 06 October 2015 by

It isn’t every day you meet someone that has no memories of the seventh or eighth grade. Those are cringeworthy years, for sure, but instrumental in someone’s childhood. Meghan Preto-Rodas had these years stolen from her. She wasn’t kidnapped, so don’t expect a heartbreaking story. Instead, this nurse-in-training was a victim of Lyme disease for […] Continue Reading…

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Professor Makes a Difference

Posted on 06 October 2015 by

When Professor Michael Amico teaches a lecture, you can hear in his voice that not only does he love what he’s doing but he’s proud of where he is. I’ve never met anyone who has so much energy at 8 a.m.. Amico came to class every day with a smile on his face and a […] Continue Reading…

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Theatre Presence

Posted on 06 October 2015 by

Geoffrey Sheehan is definitely a well-known  name around campus.  The thespian is coming into his seventeenth year teaching at Housatonic. The professor is a man of many classes; he teaches courses ranging from Shakespeare and Introduction to Theatre to English and Acting – a strong and passionate point we discussed was a point that many […] Continue Reading…

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Undying Passion

Posted on 02 October 2015 by

His hands are steady, his concentration is intense, and there is the ease of youth in each brush stroke. The only indication of discomfort is searching for just the right color for this Norman Rockwellesque backdrop of a white picket fence, green pastures and a barn with a silo. Hank Frankel smiles at his accomplishments […] Continue Reading…

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Snapshot Profile: Joanne Anzenberger

Posted on 30 March 2015 by

Professor Joanne Anzenberger is a veteran police officer of nearly thirty years and a Criminal Justice teacher here at Housatonic. Since the age of twelve, Anzenberger hoped to one day become a teacher and not only hopes to educate her students on the letter of the law and how to become police officers, but also […] Continue Reading…

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Student Produces New Cartoon Ideas

Posted on 27 March 2015 by

It is not every day that someone can turn on their television and create what they see on the screen. At the age of eight, sophomore Tyrone Falls began drawing his favorite cartoon characters in his sketchbook. This sparked his love for all things art. Falls purchased a top-of-the-line designer tablet, Wacom Cintig Companion, traditionally […] Continue Reading…