"The experience here is the best thing that has ever happened to me ... I've never really connected with people in a way that I have here. I feel like I can let my guard down and trust myself with people. They've helped me a lot."
– Frances Rivera-Diaz, high school dropout, HCC Engineering major, STEM Scholar
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news&events Keep up with everything going on at HCC.
HCC's new, enhanced EMT program produced its first class of graduates, all of them now certified to work as emergency medical technicians.
On Sat., July 22, prospective students can apply to the college, take the placement test, meet with an advisor, and register for classes, all in one day.
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."