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Student Spotlight

HCC biology major Avery Maltz '22, honors student, STEM Scholar, Phi Theta Kappa vice president, president and founder of the Neurodiversity Club, and caretaker of the HCC Greenhouse, has received a Wells Fargo Scholarship from the Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship program for LGBTQ students.

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Resources and tips for learning remotely.

Remote Learning Options

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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?

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Testing Extended

"Stop the Spread" COVID-19 testing at Holyoke Community College has been extended through March 31, 2022.

Knowledge Champion

HCC alumni donor Jim Izatt’s gifts to the HCC Foundation to establish a series of scholarships will help change the lives of HCC students for generations to come.

Top Shelf

HCC's Culinary Arts program has been ranked one of the best in the America, according to Best Choice Schools, an online college resource guide.