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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Vanessa Martinez

In October 2011, Martinez received the Latino Teaching Excellence Award from Gov. Deval L. Patrick at a State House ceremony celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

Jay Ducharme

Although Prof. Ducharme's educational background is all in theater, he teaches electronic media classes at HCC and his first love has always been music.

Kate Maiolatesi

Maiolatesi is the principal coordinator for HCC's Sustainability Studies program. She was awarded the Marieb Award for Teaching Excellence at Commencement in May 2012.

Nicole Hendricks

Prof. Hendrick's class, "Women, Crime and Justice," examines crime from a women's point of view.

Justin West

West, a painter, videographer and the founder and longtime professor of the Electronic Media Arts program at HCC, took a sabbatical in fall 2012 to research light.


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