Tag Archive | "HCC Staff"

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Simple Man with a Plan

Posted on 08 December 2016 by

Coming into college, students who are veterans face a wide array of options regarding their pathway to a degree.  Navigating the paperwork and guidelines can be confusing to anyone who is just starting out.  In order to combat this, HCC has the services of Jeff Stewart, who holds the position of Veteran’s Representative. Jeff was […] Continue Reading…

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You Can Do It!

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Many students struggle every day to go to school, while supporting a family or working hard to support themselves. They work 40 hours a week on top of attending classes just to try “to make ends meet.” Little do they know there is a new program here at Housatonic that can help them. The program […] Continue Reading…

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Keeping the Grounds Safe

Posted on 01 April 2016 by

It’s safe to say that students here at Housatonic feel comfortable roaming the grounds due to our school security system. It’s even safer to mention that the man in command is as genuine as they come. Christopher Gough, Director of Public Safety, has served as a police officer at HCC for nearly 14 years and […] 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…

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Forward: A Niche Program with Campus-Wide Relevance

Posted on 08 December 2015 by

Tucked away in a side hall on the third floor of Beacon Hall lie the offices of the Forward program. Stereotyping is wrong, but I’d bet if you’re an average, everyday HCC student, you haven’t heard of this program or its mission. It serves those students interested in healthcare and IT, and yet, its ideas–such […] 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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When STEM Met Art

Posted on 01 December 2015 by

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (S.T.E.A.M) conference filled Housatonic’s atrium in Lafayette Hall on Saturday November 7. More than 60 high school students from the surrounding communities were in attendance, including Bridgeport’s own Central, Bassick and Harding High Schools. “Be inspired, learn, create and explore,” said HCC’s president, Dr. Paul Broadie II, to […] Continue Reading…

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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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Internship Interested?

Posted on 30 October 2015 by

Start taking advantage of what your school has to offer! Housatonic is coming up with a great new department to help students find internships. If it’s going to benefit you and your future in the long run, why not take a shot at it? Anisha Thomas, Career Services Coordinator at HCC, helps students with fieldwork […] Continue Reading…