Center for Excellence
Holyoke Community College’s Center for Excellence supports a culture of inclusion, innovation, and collaboration through quality professional development, access to progressive technology tools, and opportunities for employees to share and develop best practices to meet the diverse needs of our students, and to foster student success through faculty and staff excellence.
- Provide professional development opportunities that are meaningful, and impact our work and the success of our students
- Promote inclusivity, diversity, equity and allyship through professional development, workshops, and continued collaborative work
- Facilitate the sharing of knowledge, best practices, and new ideas with our colleagues across campus
- Provide access to professional development funding that supports the achievement of the HCC Strategic Plan
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND
Holyoke Community College is committed to providing opportunities for its employees to grow both professionally and personally, and has established a Professional Development Fund to support professional development in alignment with the HCC Strategic Plan. Monies are allotted annually as available, and are recommended for distribution by the Center for Excellence (CFE) Advisory Council and approved by the Cabinet. Please read the CFE Guidelines to learn about the proposal process. Ready to apply? Use the CFE Professional Development Fund application.
CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE CALENDAR
Explore the calendar of Professional Development events on campus. Want to offer your own workshop or other event through the Center for Excellence? Click here for the Request to Present form!