"I can name you a laundry list of HCC professors that I felt were very inspiring. I think just how good the faculty is here set me up for success. I'm a strong advocate of community college because of it."
– Arthur Pero '17, high honors graduate, now studying at Amherst College
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news&events Keep up with everything going on at HCC.
A recent story on CNBC named Holyoke Community College one of the "Six community colleges that will fast-track you to a bachelor's degree."
The City of Holyoke's annual July 4th Fireworks Celebration will take place at HCC on Friday, June 30, with food, music and fun for adults and children of all ages.
HCC celebrated the completion of a $5.2 million Energy Conservation Project that will save on utility costs and significantly reduce the college's carbon footprint.