About the College
Houston Community College's service area is Houston Independent School District, Katy, Spring Branch, Alief Independent School Districts, Stafford Municipal District, and the Fort Bend portion of Missouri City.
Houston Community College is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development, and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society.
Houston Community College will be a leader in providing high quality, innovative education leading to student success and completion of workforce and academic programs. We will be responsive to community needs and drive economic development in the communities we serve.
The Houston Community College System is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is the official governing body of Houston Community College.
- 1971: Created under governance of Houston Independent School District as a result of a public referendum
- 1989: Separated from HISD and established own Board of Trustees
- 1992: Restructured into a multi-college system
Jul 23, 2015
The Saturday events provide prospective students an opportunity to register for Fall classes in person at one of 10 HCC campus locations.
Jul 16, 2015, By HCC Public Relations
Every day more than 1,000 donations are needed to help save lives in the Texas Gulf Coast region. That is why Houston Community College held blood drives at the West Loop and Stafford campuses to help ensure the area has a healthy blood supply available.
Graduates of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at HCC outperform U.S. small businesses in revenue growth and job creation
Jul 8, 2015
In a new report from Babson College, Small Business owners who have completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program grow their revenue and create jobs at rates that outperform the broader economy.
Jun 30, 2015
The HCC web site now reflects the Transformation plan and Centers of Excellence, including an A-Z listing of programs.
Jun 26, 2015
Qualified students will be admitted to the Texas A&M Dwight Look College of Engineering, complete the first two years of coursework at HCC, then finish their engineering degrees in College Station.
Jun 24, 2015
Through a Memorandum of Understanding between HCC and the Greater Houston Builders Association, the Association will provide students with exposure to member companies through paid internships and recruitment fairs.
Jun 22, 2015
A $700,000 block grant from the City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department helped make this project possible.
Jun 11, 2015
The Scholarships for Service program provides scholarships for veterans through a partnership between the HCC Foundation and the NFL team.
Jun 9, 2015, By HCC NE Public Relations
After being in the workforce as an engineer for a number of years and owning her own business, Houston Community College student Elaine Jolly decided to retool her skills.
Jun 5, 2015
The new 65,000 square foot, two-story building will house Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics classes, as well as Machining, Welding, HVAC, CNC, Solar, and electrical laboratories.
May 27, 2015
The partnership offers a high caliber engineering program to support the community and meet the demand for highly skilled workers in the engineering field.
May 22, 2015
The funding supports tuition, fees, books and credentialing exams for students enrolled in the Computer Support Specialist certificate training with accompanying contextualized Adult Education coursework.
May 26, 2015
Houston Community College campus locations are open Wednesday, May 27.
May 16, 2015
More than 2,000 students were honored during Houston Community College Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 16, at NRG Stadium. Watch video, see photos and follow on social media.
May 15, 2015
Dr. Evans-Shabazz will, according to Texas Election Code, serve as the representative for District IV until the next regular trustee election in November.
May 12, 2015
An entertaining song and dance from children in the AVANCE Lincoln Park Head Start Center kicked off the groundbreaking ceremony for the Acres Homes Academic Building at Houston Community College. These preschoolers, representing the HCC “Class of 2028,” sent a powerful message about the importance of providing future students with more access to education.
May 6, 2015, By NE Public Relations
Nursing student Inez Goodman always wanted to work in the medical field. This month that dream will be closer to a reality for the mother of five boys.
Apr 28, 2015
For the area middle school students who participated in the inaugural HCC Rockets Science Program, Tuesday was finally blast off day at HCC's Northeast Campus.
Apr 26, 2015
The money raised from the event will support lifesaving research, services, education and advocacy that help babies get a healthy start.
Apr 14, 2015
The $26.5 million project includes a workforce building that will house courses such as welding, machining, HVAC, industrial automation/electrical labs, and general classrooms. The Student Life facility will include student life support services, tutoring, study areas and student lounge areas.
Apr 10, 2015, By Justin Boyd
More than 300 dedicated employees received special recognition for their contribution to the institution as HCC presented Service Awards to those who have provided five to 40 years of service.
Apr 2, 2015
Every college across the HCC system is working hard to raise money for research to defeat premature birth and birth defects.
Apr 1, 2015
The commencement ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, May 16 at NRG Stadium.
Mar 26, 2015, By HCC Southwest Public Relations
HCC student Ihsan Alqaraghuli has seen a positive change in his life since attending the Houston Community College Southwest Chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS).
Mar 11, 2015
The chilly, windy weather did not keep supporters away from the groundbreaking ceremony for the new STEM facility on the Felix Fraga Academic Campus of Houston Community College Southeast.
Feb 28, 2015
Houston Community College was well-represented at the 77th annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo parade on Saturday.
Feb 20, 2015
The Board of Trustees at Houston Community College has authorized the Chancellor, Dr. Cesar Maldonado, to submit an application to the Commission on Presidential Debates in support of hosting a 2016 presidential or vice presidential debate.
Feb 10, 2015, By D. McGaughey, HCC Central PR
Gay is a lifelong educator and the distinguished historian for whom HCC Central's Willie Lee Gay Hall at the South Campus is named after.
Feb 12, 2015, By HCC Southwest Public Relations
The events are free of charge and promise to be great cultural experiences.
Jan 23, 2015
Trained professionals will be available to assist students with health coverage enrollment, appointments and questions.
Feb 3, 2015, By HCC Central Public Relations
The KHOU 11 morning news team passed out iTunes gift cards to students.
Jan 30, 2015
Nearly 100 guests, including community leaders, corporate executives, elected officials, members of the HCC Board of Trustees, and donors attended the HCC-ASPIRE kickoff event that raises scholarship money for deserving students.
Jan 28, 2015
Nearly 400 middle school students were on hand at Space Center Houston as Houston Community College and the Houston Rockets launched “Rockets Science,” a special spring semester curriculum for 6th-8th grade students.
Jan 23, 2015
County, City, HCC work together to create opportunities in Fort Bend County.
Jan 20, 2015, By Laura Taglialavore
The energy-efficient facility is designed to provide training for high-growth, advanced manufacturing trades, including welding, pipefitting and robotics.
Jan 20, 2015
Houston Community College students, staff and trustees participated in the parade.
Jan 16, 2015
At a special meeting held on Thursday, January 15, 2015, the Houston Community College Board of Trustees elected Zeph Capo as chairman.
Jan 14, 2015
The HCC Adult Education Program has been recommended for an award of $425,000 to lead a consortium that include Del Mar and Galveston Colleges funded by the THECB Accelerate Texas (ATX) initiative.
Jan 7, 2015, By Laura Taglialavore
Many young people dream of working at NASA someday and getting involved in Mars exploration. But Houston Community College Southwest student Chelsea Waters is already learning first-hand what it takes to design a Mars rover.
Jan 6, 2015, By S. Sara Tubbs
Instructor is awarded for his winning business plan.
Dr. Kimberly Beatty accepts position as HCC Vice Chancellor of Instructional Services, Chief Academic Officer
Dec 16, 2014
Dr. Kimberly Beatty has accepted the position as Vice Chancellor of Instructional Services and Chief Academic Officer for HCC following a national search. She is scheduled to begin on January 26, 2015, following approval at the Board of Trustees meeting on January 22.
Mar 4, 2015
Houston Community College continues to make progress on its $425 million Groundbreaker Bond Program.
Vacancy for HCC Trustee position in District IV and process for the Board's appointment to the position
Apr 17, 2015
The Board of Trustees publicly and formally invited qualified members of the public to apply to be considered for appointment to the position of HCC Trustee, District IV.
- 24 Aug
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- 17 Aug
Bayou City Event Center
The first annual event will include welcoming remarks from HCC Chancellor, Dr. Cesar Maldonado and will feature Mr. Frans Johansson, noted author of The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation.