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August 29, 2011

Determination Makes Dreams Come True

When Bitian Zhang came to Massachusetts from China three years ago, she knew very little English but was determined to get an education. Carrying a full course load, working part time, and volunteering at the CAPS, she managed to earn a perfect 4.0 GPA...and a 2011 Transfer Scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.
August 12, 2011

LISA Club Pitches in to Help Restore the Victory Theater

Members of the Latino International Student Association (LISA) at Holyoke Community College joined the community effort to restore one of the region's architectural gems. LISA members spent August 2, 3 and 4 as part of a volunteer cleanup crew removing plaster and debris from the Victory Theater in downtown Holyoke.
July 25, 2011

New literacy center provides road map to higher education

Area high school students are getting hands-on experience as part of a program that invites them to explore careers in the health care field.
July 5, 2011

High School Students Explore Health Careers

Area high school students are getting hands-on experience as part of a program that invites them to explore careers in the health care field.
July 3, 2011

Free college prep course for adults

The Fall Adult Basic Education Transition to College and Careers (ABE TCC) program offers a free course beginning September 6 to help adult learners prepare for college.
June 29, 2011

HCC Accreditation Continued by NEASC

Holyoke Community College is pleased to announce that the Commission onInstitutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools andColleges (NEASC), the regional accrediting agency for higher education institutions, hascontinued HCC's accreditation.
June 27, 2011

Desjeans Named President-Elect of MWPHE

Karen Desjeans, of Holyoke Community College (HCC), was named President-Elect of Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education (MWPHE) on June 10th at the MWPHE Annual Spring Conference in West Dennis, Massachusetts.
June 10, 2011

HCC Alumnus lends a helping hand to tornado victims

West Springfield businessman and HCC alumnus is leading the effort to establish an educational scholarship fund to assist Fabiola and Ibone Guerrero of West Springfield, who lost their mother-and home-when a tornado struck Western Massachusetts on June 1.
May 31, 2011

Commencement 2011

The largest graduating class yet celebrated under a tent on HCC's O'Connell Soccer Field
May 29, 2011

Entrepreneurial spirit garners recognition for students

Students Brian Bartus, Lillian Coleman, and Andrew Eaton won the the Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation's Entrepreneurship Initiative Spirit Award for 2011. Each year, the foundation awards more than $65,000 to budding entrepreneurs from 12 colleges across Western Massachusetts, to encourage pursuit of their entrepreneurial dreams.

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