Tag Archive | "HCC Library"

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HCC’s One Book One College Crosses Paths with Author Sergio Troncoso

Posted on 10 April 2017 by

From page one to the final sentence of any piece of literature, a theme is present. One or many themes in a text can be hidden or obvious, but they are always there, laid out by the author to convey a meaning or belief, an underlying message or even purpose for the story. The themes […] Continue Reading…

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From Humble to Harvard, From El Paso to HCC

Posted on 12 December 2016 by

Whether you’re lifting knee to chin to reach the peak of a mountain, or digging your heels into the downgrade of the other side to keep from tumbling, every inch forward is measured and counted. For Sergio Troncoso, each step of his unlikely journey is recounted in heartbreaking fashion in his collection of 16 essays, […] Continue Reading…

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The Great De-Stress Event

Posted on 08 December 2016 by

With finals week coming and hitting many students with a reality check, HCC has offered an event that lasts the whole week to assist students. For those students who are pulling their hair out, or have no more chill for this cold exam week, the library is having what is being called “The Great De-stress […] Continue Reading…

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Research For Your Research

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

The modern student is granted access to more data than any other person in history. We have access to a number of libraries and the infamous Internet. Along with avenues only accessible to students, conducting research and finding information for papers should not be too difficult. However, that isn’t always the case. For a good […] 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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Author Visit Kicks Off One Book One College Program

Posted on 29 March 2016 by

Books are a standard component of a college education, but HCC has taken the concept to another dimension.   In the fall of 2015, the committee composed of HCC Professors Rebecca Adams, Karyn Smith, Kristen Carley, and Steve Mark; Librarians Jennifer Lutris and Peter Everett, and Counselor Marilyn Wehr asked all HCC faculty, staff and […] Continue Reading…

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Answering the Call to Rise

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Community is our college’s middle name. In the spirit of that, this coming spring semester Housatonic will be host to the first ever community reading program featuring,“We Are Called to Rise,” the debut novel of author Laura McBride. McBride’s book weaves a yarn of four characters’ perspectives from a precocious immigrant child, to a battle-hardened […] Continue Reading…

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Need To Use Media Equipment?

Posted on 08 December 2015 by

Ever wanted to record information but need the right equipment? Students and faculty should be aware of the media equipment that is available in the library here on campus free of charge. Tools like cameras and editing equipment could play a huge role in the learning process for students who are learning how to communicate […] Continue Reading…

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Free Resources Available In Library

Posted on 03 April 2015 by

The library can be a wonderful place…who would have thought? If you’re reading this, chances are you do not  know about the  equipment you can rent from the Media Services area, located in the back of the library. You can rent things like laptops, digital cameras, and even boom boxes. You can also rent certain […] Continue Reading…

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Afoot in HCC : Author Eric Lehman Visits

Posted on 05 December 2014 by

“Historians record, memoirists remember, novelists create.”  As this slogan floated up on the wall in  a sprawling mess of handwritten letters, author Eric Lehman pumped a fist into the air and shouted “Rock on, we create man!”  Then he leaned over the projector and slashed a huge black X across the statement. “Now I’m going […] Continue Reading…