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October 17, 2011

Forest Summit evokes talk of trees

The two-day conference presented lectures about everything from forest response to climate change to lessons from old growth forests and the role of friends networks in forest preservation
October 14, 2011

Alumna and Professor Honored

HCC Assistant Professor of Anthropology Vanessa Martinez and HCC alumna Stephanie Perez '06 were recently recognized by Governor Deval Patrick and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.
October 13, 2011

Students explore options at annual transfer fair

Some 300 students attended HCC's annual transfer fair, where representatives from four-year colleges throughout New England shared information about their schools and programs.
October 11, 2011

Election inspires voter education course

For the last several weeks, students at HCC's Picknelly Adult & Family Education Center have been learning about politics and gearing up for a voter registration drive.
October 7, 2011

Expo Latino: Community Celebration of Culture

The national flags of Mexico, Peru and all of the countries in between flew over the HCC courtyard Wednesday in a celebration of Latin American culture during the first HCC Expo Latino.
September 19, 2011

Community Technology Center to Open in Holyoke

A center to promote technology literacy in the community is opening in downtown Holyoke. The Thomas Gill III Community Technology Center will open with a dedication ceremony on Wednesday, September 21, at 10 a.m. at the Holyoke Transportation Center, 206 Maple Street.
September 12, 2011

Putting Experience to Work for Others

Thanks to an Americorps grant, two graduates of HCC's Ludlow Adult Learning Center (LAALC) are spending the next year putting their knowledge and experience to work for those who are following them on the path to English language literacy and improved job opportunities.
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.

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