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Profiles of Excellence

This spring, Sage Pasquale of Holyoke earned both her high school diploma and graduated from HCC with high honors and her associate degree in math, and she is the second of our Profiles of Excellence leading up to the Class of 2020 Celebration on Aug. 20.

Sage Pasquale

programs You have the passion. We have the program.

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Earn your associate degree and get to work or transfer to a four-year college.

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Explore certificate programs like accounting, music, culinary arts, education, and sustainability studies.

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Register for personal enrichment and professional development classes.


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2020 graduates

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value experience the value of an hcc education.

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Many of our classes are offered online, which means college can happen on your schedule!

Flexibility & Balance

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HCC offers a multitude of support programs for students.

Professors Who Care

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You can go anywhere with an HCC education. Explore 85-plus transfer opportunities to four-year schools.

What's After HCC?

start for something, stop for nothing.

Earn Your G.E.D.

Get started on the road to education by earning your HiSET/GED.

Grow your career

Move ahead in your field with our professional development programs.

enrich your life

Learn a new hobby or skill.

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Commonwealth Heroine

Tracye Whitfield, director of contract sales for HCC's division of Business & Community Services, was honored June 24 by the Mass. Commission on the Status of Women.

Spring 2020 Dean's List

Holyoke Community College is proud to recognize the 888 students who earned Dean's List honors for the Spring 2020 semester.

Granting Relief

HCC has received a $35,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts that will help students facing emergencies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.