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Profiles of Excellence

STEM Scholar and math major Diane Grunwald completed her HCC degree in three semesters, finishing with a perfect 4.0 G.P.A. She is a class valedictorian and the last of our five Profiles of Excellence for Commencement 2017.

Profiles of Excellence 2017

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, electronic media, and sustainability studies.

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Register for personal enrichment and professional development classes.


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degrees & certificates


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2016 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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Fitting Right In

Graduating student Noah Paradis-Burnett is an engineering major, STEM Scholar, scholarship winner — and one of our Profiles of Excellence for Commencement 2017.

College Connections

Isabelle Griffin wanted to attend Mount Holyoke College. HCC helped get her there. She graduates from HCC Saturday, with high honors and her associate degree in computer programming.

The Science Way

A curiosity about the world and the way it works has led Kaishla Cabrera down a path toward a career in science. She is one of our Profiles of Excellence for Commencement 2017.