Holyoke Community College is the premier Massachusetts community college, providing the best start at the best value for students from an increasingly diverse community with rapidly evolving needs. Our enthusiastic, highly-qualified faculty engage students in innovative and creative learning. Students thrive in our vibrant, accessible, and welcoming campus community because we provide them with a comprehensive academic and personal support system. We challenge ourselves to identify and provide relevant and responsive solutions for the needs of organizations and individuals in the Valley and beyond. Our students are exceptionally prepared for success in today's changing world.

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Aldo Fazio, '92

Fazio's parents, Antonio and Ilda Fazio, came to America from Italy, and raised five sons in East Longmeadow. They opened the original Fazio's Pizza in 1980 at the corner of White and Orange streets in Springfield.

Rufus J. Kynard III, '03

Rufus J. Kynard's Full of Flavor Diner in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream.

Jillian Rosenberg, '06

A baking expert, Jillian Rosenberg, '06, was recently hired by Cushman Market in Amherst to revamp and improve the café's pastry offerings.

Walter Fogg, '85

Walter Fogg began working at Springfield area eateries when he was a teenager, including Crestview Country Club in Agawam. Finding that the restaurant business appealed to him, he decided to attend HCC.

Ruth Amador, '05

In May 2013, nurse and HCC alum Ruth Amador donated part of her liver to a friend who needed an organ transplant.


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