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The annual Phillips Festival, an evening of short plays written, directed, and staged in 24 hours by HCC alumni, students, staff, and friends, returns for its sixth year on Sept. 30.
Connecting with nature; celebrating Simulation Week; Johnny Garcia explores the Cape; Julissa Colón '13 honored as emerging Hispanic leader; HCC voted best again – and again ... and more
Tom Stewart, HCC's director of Athletics and Student Engagement, is being inducted into the Westfield State University Athletics Hall of Fame.