As part of our commitment to making education accessible to residents of the Pioneer Valley, HCC offers a variety of programs and services in several off-campus locations. Explore them below.
404 Jarvis Ave., Holyoke
Equipped with cutting edge technology, sophisticated patient simulation labs, and state-of-the-art classrooms, the Center for Health Education enables nursing and radiolgoic technology students to develop clinical decision-making proficiencies, refine technical skills, practice assessment techniques, and gain competency in recognizing and preventing common medical errors.
This center significantly expanded the college's capability to educate students in nursing and radiologic technology by 25-30%, and promotes diversity in the student body through innovative linkages with the local health care industry. Specially designed classrooms and a state-of-the-art X-ray room prepares students for their offsite clinical rotations by allowing them to train using the latest equipment and computer technology.
The center's location on Jarvis Ave. in Holyoke allows students and faculty to work more closely with the surrounding community, including immunization clinics for Sullivan Elementary School, diabetes and wellness workshops for residents of Beaudoin Village, gerontology internships with the Loomis Village nursing home, and increased interaction with the nearby Holyoke Soldiers Home.
Click here to learn about our nursing and radiologic technology programs.
The Culinary Arts Institute will be open March 23 – March 27 from 1 – 4:30 p.m.
164 Race Street, Holyoke
Learn from top chefs in our beautiful new state-of-the-art facility. Featuring four full-service kitchens, a bakery, hotel lab and student run dining room, it's the perfect place to launch your career. Learn more at hcc.edu/culinary
From March 23 to March 27, PAFEC will be open from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
206 Maple Street, Holyoke
Located on the third and fourth floors of the Holyoke Transportation Center, the Picknelly Adult and Family Education Center was established by members of the Juntos Collaborative, Holyoke Public Schools, and Holyoke Community College to provide Holyoke residents with adult basic education and related services in an easily accessible location.
54 Winsor Street, Ludlow
The Ludlow Area Adult Learning Center (LAALC) helps adults learn English and offers other support programs. This free program serves adults in the Ludlow/Indian Orchard area who are immigrants or refugees. Students have ranged in age from 17 to 70+.
79 Main Street, Ware
The Education to Employment (E2E) Quaboag Region Workforce Training and Community College Center is a collaboration between HCC and the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation. The initiative is supported by the Ware Business Association, Country Bank, Baystate Health Eastern Region, and many other area businesses.
Workforce training programs, personal enrichment classes, civic events, and student support activities are available to persons interested in college online certificate and degree programs. The learning commons has public computer access, support for HCC's online students, workforce development programs, personal enrichment classes, and a variety of student support services.
Programming at the E2E Center includes professional development, personal enrichment, and free workshops.