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Student Spotlight

"I've received much more than just kind words and encouragement here at HCC. The amount of support I've received can never be repaid." – David Feliciano, education/human services

David Feliciano

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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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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Parental Honors

Retired HCC professor Candida 'Candy' Johnson has established a scholarship in memory of her parents, Ed and Verdi Johnson, career educators who loved the arts.

From Plath to Perez

Holyoke Community College student Marissa Perez has won the prestigious Glascock Poetry Prize, believed to be the oldest, intercollegiate poetry contest in the country.

'Together HCC'

President Royal has pledged $10k toward a new HCC campaign meant to help boost morale in a time of great uncertainy as well as raise money for students in financial distress.