HCC In the News

Dec. 27, 2016, Business West
Registration open for noncredit classes in Ware

Dec. 22, 2016, American School and University
Renovation coming for HCC Campus Center

Dec. 22, 2016, MassLive
HCC Campus Center set for $43.5 million renovation

Dec. 16, 2016, New England Board of Higher Education Newslink
Holyoke CC appoints first woman prez

Dec. 16, 2016, Reminder Publications
HCC Campus Center to get overdue facelift

Dec. 15, 2016, WWLP 22News
Students graduating free culinary program for unemployed

Dec. 15, 2016, Business West
HCC offers free culinary-hospitality training to unemployed

Dec. 13, 2016, New England Public Radio
One 'Dreamer' Wonders What Trump Will Do (by HCC student Angelica Merino Monge)

Dec. 12, 2016, Business West
State board confirms Christina Royal as HCC president

Dec. 9, 2016, Gazettenet
HCC to get new 'front door' with $43.5 million campus center renovation

Dec. 9, 2016, Business West
HCC to launch $43.5 million campus center renovation

Dec. 9, 2016, WWLP 22News
$43.5 million renovation planned for HCC Campus Center

Dec 7, 2016, The Republican Plus
Students put learning to work (cover story about early education SL program)

Dec. 7, 2016, AACC 21st Century Center
Partnership integrates ed, training for inmates

Dec. 5, 2016, Daily Hampshire Gazette / Gazettenet
Pakistan eyes community college model

Dec. 2, 2016, Reminder Publications
Gomez to perform selections from 'Shameless Woman' on HCC stage

Dec. 2, 2016, Community College Daily
Christina Royal to serve as next president of HCC

Dec. 2, 2016, MassLive
People in Business: Christina Royal of HCC

Dec. 2, 2016, Daily Hampshire Gazette /  GazetteNet
Christina Royal confirmed as HCC president

Dec. 1, 2016, Community College Daily
HCC partnership integrates education, job training for inmates 

Nov. 30, 2016, MassLive / The Republican (in print Dec. 4)
Holyoke Civic Symphony to mark 50th season with concert at HCC 

Nov. 28, WWLP 22 News
Christina Royal chosen as new president of HCC

Nov. 16, 2016, Republican Plus
'Simulations are amazing' HCC's Center for Health Education provides realistic training for future care providers (print)
HCC troupe to stage 'An American Daughter' (print)

Nov. 14, 2016, New England Public Radio
Holyoke Community College Students Rally Against Hate

Nov. 9, 2016, WWLP 22News
HCC takes part in 22 Pushup Challenge for Veterans Day

Nov. 5, 2016, WAMC
HCC taps Christina Royal as next president

Nov. 4, 2016, Daily Hampshire Gazette / Gazettenet
Holyoke Community College picks Christina Royal as next president

Nov. 4 2016, MassLive
HCC trustees recommend Christina Royal for college president

Oct. 26, 2016, MassLive
HCC celebrates 30th anniversary of ESL program

Oct. 26, 2016, WWLP 22News
HCC celebrates 30th anniversary of ESL program

Oct. 18, 2016, African American Point of View
HCC to celebrate 30th anniversary of ESL program

Oct. 18, 2016, MassLive
Simulations train future health care providers at HCC

Oct. 15, 2016, Daily Hampshire Gazette
HCC names four finalists for president

Oct. 14, 2016, WAMC
HCC poised to name first woman president

Oct. 13, 2016, MassLive / Oct. 16, 2016, Springfield Republican
HCC to choose first woman president from field of four

Oct. 10, 2016, MassLive
Ibero-American film festival continues ay HCC with Costa Rican drama

September 2016, HealthCare News
HCC awarded grant for EMT program

Sept. 21, 2016, MassLive / Sept. 23, Springfield Republican
HCC gets grant for EMT program

Sept. 14, 2016, WHMP Radio: The Bill Newman Show
PODCAST: Interview with retired HCC president Bill Messner

Sept. 13, 2016, Valley Advocate
Frank Ward's 46 years photographing Holyoke 

Sept. 8, 2016, MassLive
Katie Stebbins appointed to HCC board of trustees

Sept. 7, 2016, WAMC Northeast Public Radio
Free culinary classes for Holyoke residents

August 30, 2016, MassLive
Free job training available to Holyoke residents from HCC

August 25, 2016, Gazettenet
HCC professor dreams of establishing Latino Studies program (profile of Raul Gutierrez)

August 23, 2016, MassLive
HCC students paint Holyoke traffic box

August 19, 2016, MassLive
HCC offers new public health worker program

August 9, 2016, MassLive
Time for free public education, says retiring president Bill Messner

July 15, 2016, Reminder Publications
HCC, MGM team up on culinary training center

July 13, 2016, Business West (online)
July 25, 2016, Business West (print)
Editorial: An Insipiring Public-Private Partnership

July 11, 2016, WAMC Northeast Public Radio
MGM partners with HCC for hospitality training

July 11, 2016, MassLive / July 12, 2016, Springfield Republican
MGM Resorts invests in HCC culinary center

July 11, 2016, WWLP-22News
HCC, MGM announce partnership

July 11, 2016, New England Public Radio
HCC hospitality and culinary arts center to open before casino

July 11, 2016, Boston Globe
Students at public colleges prepare for higher fees
(Interview with HCC president Bill Messner)

June 29, 2016, Daily Hamphire Gazette
Formula for success for Mount Tom Academy at HCC

June 10, 2016, MassLive
National Conference on Community and Justice presents awards
(Erica Broman, Steve Mitus, Evan Plotkin among awardees)

June 10, 2016, MassLive
HCC honors distinguished alumni (photo gallery)

June 9, 2016, WAMC Northeast Public Radio
Immigrants honored as part of national event (including HCC alum Laura Restrepo, '16)

June 9, 2016, Business West
HCC expands presence in Hampshire County

June 3, 2016, Springfield Republican / MassLive
'She always put us first' 
(HCC students Ibone and Fabiola Guerrerro remember mother on 5-year anniversary of 2011 tornado)

June 1, Daily Hampshire Gazette / Gazettenet.com
HCC helps immigrant students find new lives

May 30, Daily Hampshire Gazette / Gazettenet.com
'Doing things that scare me' - HCC graduates mark achievements

May 28, 2016, Western Mass News
HCC graduates 1,000

May 28, 2016, MassLive / Springfield Republican
Photo Gallery: HCC 69th Commencement

May 28, 2016, MassLive / Springfield Republican
Venezuelan native achieves lifelong goal, graduates from HCC

May 19, 2016, Business West
Report praises HCC-UMass connection as successful transfer pathway

May 16, 2016, Associated Press
HCC among colleges selected for dual enrollment, Pell grant program

May 6, 2016, Springfield Republican / MassLive
HCC Adult Learning Center provides light-bulb moment for engineering student

May 2, 2016, 22News - MassAppeal
HCC professor Laura Christoph explains Paleo diet

April 28, 2016, WWLP, 22News
College students help Kate's Kitchen

April 27, 2016, MassLive
What makes up honey? (FOODx video of HCC adjunct Carin Zinter)

April 27, 2016, MassLive
Food takes center stage at HCC

April 26, 2016, Daily Hampshire Gazette
Kitchen class helps Valley immigrants advance

April 11, 2016, Springfield Republican / MassLive
Senators, millennials trade ideas at HCC forum

April 5, 2016, MassLive
More Holyoke high school students dual enrolled at HCC

March 30, 2016, WWLP Channel 22 News
Latina scholar Sonia Nieto speaks at HCC

March 21, 2016, Business West
HCC, STCC create culture of cooperation

Feb. 16, 2016, MassLive, The Republican
Outlook 2016: HCC cooks up recipe for culinary workers' success

Feb. 9, 2016, MassLive
HCC expands free class offerings for veterans

Jan. 29, 30, 2016, MassLive, The Republican
HCC receives $1.55 federal grant to renovate Cubit building
"Let's Eat" story on Republican Page 1, Sat., Jan. 30)

Jan. 29, 2016, WAMC. New England Public Radio
HCC awarded grant to expand culinary, hospitality programs

Jan. 29, 2016, WWLP-Channel 22 News
Grant will help HCC enroll more culinary students

Jan. 25, 2016, Business West Magazine
HCC, STCC begin training programs for casino careers

Jan. 13, 2016, The Republican Plus
Thrive delivers 'hand up'

Dec. 29, 2015, Business West Magazine
HCC plans $43.5 million renovation of Campus Center

Dec. 29, 2015, Business West Magazine
New health sciences center provides room to grow

Dec. 18, 2015, MassLive
HCC receives $1.75 million for future Culinary center

HCC plans downtown expansion into Cubit building (photos)

Nov. 24, 2015, MassLive
HCC Center for Health Education simulates hospital setting

Nov. 4, 2015, Western Mass News
HCC honors veterans

Nov. 4, 2015, MassLive
HCC opening second Thrive center

Oct. 27, 2015, MassLive
HCC Foundation earns Super60 Award

Oct. 20, 2015, WGBY Connecting Point
Vet 2 Vet interviews with HCC student Ed Dice and adjunct teacher Tom Pirnie

October 6, 2015, MassLive
Robert Gilbert Jr. named new chair of HCC Board of Trustees

September 23, 2015, MassLive
HCC eyes locating satellite facility in Ware

September 10, 2015, MassLive
HCC-Elms College bachelor's program offers convenience, advancement

September 9, 2015, WWLP 22News
HCC hosting veterans classes, taught by veterans

September 8, 2015, MassLive
Art exhibit at HCC features city memorabilia

August 25, 2015, MassLive /  Springfield Republican
Governor announces funding for HCC Campus Center renovation

August 18, 2015, WLLP 22News
HCC to offer free classes for veterans

June 3, 2015, MassLive/Springfield Republican
HCC provides path to success for mother, nurses assistant

June 1, 2015, Daily Hampshire Gazette/Gazettenet.com
HCC honors 1,030, can do graduates
(view as PDF)

May 30, 2015, MassLive
More than 1,000 graduate from HCC

May 26, 2015, MassLive
Campus road dedicated to HCC alum Jack Doyle

May 11, 2015, MassLive
HCC student finds dinosaur track on field trip

May 6, 2015, MassLive, Springfield Republican
HCC's Jeffery Anderson-Burgos one of '29 Who Shine'

May 1, 2015, MassLive
HCC Unity Club collecting hair for Wigs for Kids

April 29, 2015, MassLive
HCC offering free screening of James Baldwin documentary

April 25, 2015, MassLive
HCC freshman wins Grinspoon Elevator Pitch competition

April 22, 2015, MassLive
HCC receives grant, hopes to establish Latino Studies program

April 20, 2015, Business West
Jossie Valentin one of 40 Under Forty for 2015

April 16, 2015, MassLive
HCC to offer free hospitality and restaurant training classes

April 15, 2015, MassLive
HCC to stage Tennesee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie'

April 10, 2015, New York Times (Reuters)
Move over Sci-Fi: 'Climate Fiction" Finds Way into Classrooms
(coverage of HCC Learning Community course)

April 10, 2015, Thomson Reuters News Service
Coverage of HCC Cli-Fi class

March 2015, Think College Stories
Becoming an Anime Artist: My Experience at College
(Profile of HCC ICE student Scott Wetherby)

March 30, 2015, 22News
$2 million entrance opened at HCC

March 24, 2015, MassLive
HCC set to open new access road March 30

March 23, 2015, LearnU
HCC receives grant for STEM majors

March 20, MassLive
HCC awarded $625,540 to support students in STEM majors

March 13, 2015, Comcast Newsmakers NE
Interview with HCC President Bill Messner

March 4, 2015, MassLive
HCC announces hospitality-culinary center at Innovation District meeting

Feb. 28, 2015, Daily Hampshire Gazette
Web: DREAMer and HCC alum Bryan Torres now at Amherst College
Click here to read as PDF

Feb. 27, 2015, Community College Daily
Popular textbooks are only part of her legacy
(profile of Elaine Marieb, 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award Winner from American Association of Community Colleges)

Feb. 23, 2015, Business West
Getting the Jobs Done: TWO honored for closing workforce skills gap

Feb. 5, 2015, MassLive
Workforce training program wins award, grant

Feb. 5, 2015, MassLive
Thrive@HCC promises money smarts for students

Jan. 23, 2015, WGGB ABC40
HCC, Westfield state partner on low-cost college plan

Jan. 22, 2015, MassLive / The Republican
HCC, Westfield partner on low-cost college degree

Jan. 9, 2015, MassLive / The Republican
Community College presidents weigh in on Obama's plan for free tuition

January 2015, Baystate Parent
Community College: An Affordable Start, if you do it right

Dec. 13, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette / GazetteNet
Editorial: Enriching opportunities for community college students
View story as a PDF

Dec. 12, 2014, MassLive
Smith to expand partnership with HCC

Dec. 12, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette /  GazetteNet
Web: Smith announces new scholarship program with HCC
Click here for PDF version

Dec. 8, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette / GazetteNet
Web: NSF grant explores link between clean energy and agriculture
Click here for PDF version

Dec. 8, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette / GazetteNet
Web: HCC, Hampshire work together to benefit students
Click here for PDF version

Dec. 5, 2014, MassLive / The Republican
State grant to finance culinary center in downtown Holyoke

Dec. 5, 2014, MassLive
Video: HCC President Messner says he's proud to open new culinary center

Dec. 3, 2014, MassLive
HCC's Jada Waters recognized for achievements

Dec. 2, 2014, MassLive
Editorial: NSF grant shows vision, strong priorities

Nov. 22, 2014, MassLive
HCC, Hampshire and UMass collaborate on $810,000 grant for clean energy studies

Nov. 19, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette
NSF awards $810,000 grant to HCC, Hampshire, UMass for clean energy, sustainable agriculture program (web)
Read story as a PDF

Nov. 20, 2014, MassLive
Under Construction: Work begins on HCC Center for Health Education

Nov. 14, 2014, MassLive
HCC Foundation earns spot on region's 'Super 60'

Nov. 8, 2014, ABC40 Springfield
Girl Scouts HCC join forces for SuperHero Adventure

Oct. 31, 2014, MassLive
HCC honored for adult education programs

Oct. 22, 2014, MassLive
HCC, UMass ink deal to formalize link between honors programs

Sept. 16, 2014, MassLive
HCC to host Spanish film festival

Sept. 4, 2014, WWLP 22News
HCC offering free manufacturing training course

Aug. 8, 2014, ABC40 Springfield
HCC program teaches kids law enforcement

Aug. 4, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette
At new HCC program, playing with Legos more than a game (link)
Click here for PDF

Aug. 4, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette
B2B ID: Karin Moyano Camihort (Dean of Online Learning)
Click here for PDF

Aug. 4, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette
Making News: HCC Gateway program number one in U.S.
Click here for PDF

July 25, 2014, MassLive
HCC Quest arts festival at Holyoke High School

July 24, 2014, Business West
HCC Gateway to College program number one in U.S.

July 16, 2014, CCNEWS.COM
Governor celebrates start of HCC-STCC manufacturing skills program

July 14, 2014, Mara Dolan show on 980 WCAP radio
Interview with HCC President William Messner

Interview Transcript

July 13, 2014, MassLive
Editorial: Business and colleges partner to build stronger workforce

July 11, 2014, WAMC Northeast Public Radio
Program seeks to fill void in manufacturing workforce training

July 11, 2014, MassLive / July 13, 2013, The Republican
Gov. lauds HCC-STCC job skills program

July 8, 2014, WGGB-ABC40
Hundreds honored at HCC for job training and education

July 8, 2014,WWLP-Channel 22 News
Welfare recipients recognized for bettering themselves (event held at HCC)

July 8, 2014, MassLive
Agency clients honored for turning helping hand into stepping stone

July 7, 2014, MassLive/The Republican
HCC and STCC launch accelerated manufacturing careers program

July 2, 2014, MassLive/Republican Plus
HC awards degrees at 67th commencement (graduation list)

June 30, 2014, MassLive
HCC alum founds WMass chapter of National Association of Hispanic Nurses

June 27, 2014, Reminder Publications
College meets fundraising goal of 1,000 donors

June 25, 2014, Republican Plus
HCC grad pursues 'destiny' in new home (profile of Ugo Iyeh, '14)

June 25, 2014, Republican Plus
HCC Wildlife Society tracks nature trails

June 25, 2014, MassLive
HCC celebrates $1 million donation

June 24, 2014/MassLive
Holyoke sets July 4 fireworks for Friday, June, 27, at HCC

June 19, 2014, WWLP Channel 22
HCC fundraising challenge secures $1 million donation

June 19, 2014, Boston Business Journal
Community College secures $1 million donation

June 18, 2014, MassLive
HCC secures $1 million donation

June 18, 2014, Republican Plus
HCC student Robyn Sutton-Fernandez headed to Mount Holyoke College

June 5, 2014, Republican Plus
Success comes step by step for HCC grad (profile of Carolyn Velazquez, '14

June 3, 2014, MassLive
HCC students and Springfield resident organizes monthly city cleanup

June 1, 2014, MassLive / The Republican
HCC holds 67th Commencement at MassMutual Center
Photo Gallery

May 31, 2014, Gazettenet.com
Surprise the theme at HCC's 67th Commencement (link)
Click here for PDF

May 26, 2014, El Pueblo Latino
HCC student Robyn Sutton-Fernandez headed to Mount Holyoke College

May 20, 2014, MassLive
HCC to hold 67th Commencement at MassMutual Center May 31

May 15, 2014, MassLive
HCC students and alumni work behind the scenes at Holyoke's Robert E. Barrett Fishway

May 5, 2014, Business West
Developing News: HCC will expand into former photo studio, modernize facilities

May 4, 2014, CBS3 Springfield
HCC hosts annual fundraising 5K

May 4, 2014, MassLive
Photo Gallery: 4th annual HCC Cougar Crawl 5K

April 29, 2014, Springfield Republican/MassLive
HCC and Westfield State University partner in online degree program

April 24, 2014, WWLP-TV's Mass Appeal
HCC nutrition professor Laura Christoph talks about making healthier smoothies

April 23, 2014, Springfield Republican Plus
HCC presents the play 'Living Out'

April 21, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette
About HCC's Mission: Marieb fundraising campaign
Editorial: Welcome Benefactor for HCC

April 14, 2014, Christian Science Monitor
Interview with HCC history professor Diane Beers
From defending horses to protecting orcas: animal rights historian Diane Beers on today's SeaWorld debate

April 3, 2014, Springfield Republican/MassLive
HCC launches Mission Marieb fund drive

April 2, 2014, Daily Hampshire Gazette
Retired professor Elaine Marieb offers $1 million fundraising challenge to HCC

March 25, 2014, WAMC Northeast Public Radio
$1 million donation supports new HCC health education center

March 25, 2014, WAMC Northeast Public Radio
Dept. of Higher Ed Commissioner, during visit to HCC, said he expects more state funding

March 25, 2014, Springfield Republican/MassLive
Dept. of Higher Ed Commissioner Freeland pledges more support for college boards

March 6, 2014, MassLive
Easthampton artist Angela Zammarelli to open exhibit at HCC's Taber Art Gallery

Feb. 28, 2014, Springfield Republican
Features an interview with Aliza Ansell, coordinator of HCC's Adult Learning Center
Massachusetts announces $15 million "pay for success" grant program for adult basic education

Feb. 27, 2014, Springfield Republican
Charity bowling tournament to benefit scholarship named for HCC alum featured in New York Time

Feb. 27, 2014, WWLP-TV's Mass Appeal
HCC nutrition professor Laura Christoph gives classic comfort food a healthy makeover

Feb. 17, 2014, Springfield Republican
HCC alum Leigh-Ellen Figueroa, '13, talks about her education project
Children's Garden Project seeks volunteers, donations

Feb. 14, 2014, WGBY, "Connecting Point"
HCC Sustainability majors talk about their work

Feb. 10, 2014, Springfield Republican
HCC, GCC, Springfield College mover toward arming campus police

Jan. 17, 2014, Springfield Republican
GED Exam Changes: Examiners hope it will prepare grads for college

Jan. 15, 2014, Springfield Republican
HCC's Taylor Hildack scores American Idol tryout


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