Spring classes remain online/remote, as are college offices. You can find COVID-19 information here.

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Next month, Alexandra Santiago '21 will be the first HCC student ever to graduate with a major in Latinx Studies; next week, she will be honored as one of the state's "29 Who Shine."

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Root Work

The state House has earmarked $50K to develop a manufacturing training program at HCC to benefit low-income and unemployed Holyoke residents and fill vacant industry jobs.

Advocacy in Action

Once homeless and living on the streets, LGBTQ advocate and HCC alum Meghan Murray '04 now works for the Biden Administration as a senior advisor at the U.S. Census Bureau.

HCC Freezes Fees

Citing the financial hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the HCC Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to freeze student fees for the upcoming academic year.