Tag Archive | "Academic Support"

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Getting Mental Health Help at HCC

Posted on 21 April 2016 by

A 2014 survey by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors found that 47.4 percent of college students have some type of anxiety. At Housatonic, many students suffer from stress and anxiety difficulties and do not know how to cope with it. I am one of those students. It took a lot of […] Continue Reading…

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To CAP It All Off…

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

When you’re stuck choosing between there, their, or they’re and don’t even know what an algebraic function is, who you gonna call? The Center for Academic Progress, that’s who! Fondly referred to as CAP, this division of the Academic Support Center aids new and continuing students alike in math and English. Andrew Pelletier, Coordinator of […] Continue Reading…

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A Story of Scales: Fighting Inequality By Day, Mastering Music By Night

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Andrew Pelletier has made a career out of serving underprivileged students. The 34-year-old has worked at Housatonic since May 2014, and he previously spent six years at Naugatuck Valley Community College. These two schools are located in cities – Bridgeport and Waterbury – that are notorious for their urban poverty and deprived school districts.  But […] Continue Reading…