Celebrate President Royal
Save the Date
for a Celebration
President Christina Royal, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
3 to 5 p.m.
Holyoke Community College
Please join us as we celebrate the leadership of Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal, Ph.D. before her retirement this July.
Since joining HCC in 2017, Christina Royal, Ph.D. has been dedicated to improving the world around her. She is widely known as an innovator, challenge seeker, and problem solver. Under her leadership, HCC has embarked on bold plans, new initiatives, and innovative practices to continue its legacy of affordable, quality education. Together with countless members of the community, she has affirmed the HCC vision to be a college of academic excellence that is known for helping students overcome barriers to their success. Moreover, she has made clear--and is a living example of--its mission to Educate. Inspire. Connect.
We look forward to you joining us as we say farewell to President Royal and express our gratitude for her leadership.
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starting new ventures
We're celebrating the many new initiatives, programs, and endeavors launched by President Christina Royal.
President Royal leaves a legacy of elevating students and celebrating their successes.
helping students toward their future
Start here; go anywhere. President Royal helped countless students move to their next endeavor.
hcc foundation golf tournament
An active supporter of the HCC Foundation, President Royal created the President's Student Emergency Fund.
a legacy of excellence
With nursing graduates at our state-of-the-art Center for Health Education.
doubling down on job opportunities
President Royal's work at HCC prepared hundreds of western Mass. residents for new job opportunities.
a recipe for success
President Royal gets face-to-face with culinary arts students at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institue.
Hospitality & Culinary Arts
A local leader, President Royal's work at HCC helped to impact and grow the Pioneer Valley workforce.
Launching new initiatives with criminal justice professor Alex Sanchez and Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey.
Maura Healey Tours HCC
the president is in
President Royal's time at HCC will be remembered as innovative and ground-breaking.
President Royal led the development of the HCC Strategic Plan.