HCC Foundation & Alumni Events

Alumni Events & Email Newsletter

The Holyoke Community College Alumni Association sponsors a range of events throughout the year. Some events are publicized in the Alumni Connection, but a more complete listing of alumni and campus events is available through our periodic email newsletters. If you wish to receive email notices of campus news and events, please email Bonnie Zima Dowd, director of alumni relations. Please type "Add to HCC email newsletter - (your full name)" in the subject line so that we can place your email address in your alumni record.

Upcoming Events

HCC Alumni Award Dinner
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Log Cabin, Holyoke

Join President Christina Royal, together with the Alumni Council, for an inspirational evening of celebration as we honor our 2017 Distinguished Alumni & Rising Star award winners.

The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award honorees include: Howard Greaney '66, retired Holyoke public school teacher/administrator and Holyoke City Council member; Nancy Fields '74, business owner and graphic design specialist; and Patricia Sandoval '84, HCC theater professor. The Rising Star Award will be presented to David Condon '06, president of Northeast Security Solutions, Inc.

This event, which is open to all alumni, students, and the general public, is a fundraiser for student scholarships. It includes a reception, dinner, and award ceremony. Tickets are $65; a table of 6 is $400. Advance registration and payment is required by May 30, 2017. Register online.

If you cannot attend but would still like to make a donation, you are invited to do so here.

For advertising opportunities in the Alumni Award Dinner program, please contact Bonnie Zima Dowd, Director of Alumni Relations, at 413.552.2253 or bzimadowd@hcc.edu. A full page ad is $500, half page ad is $250, one quarter page ad is $125, and one eighth page ad is $65.

The HCC Alumni Association and the HCC Foundation sponsor many events each year. Please visit this page often to learn about upcoming events.


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