About the College
Houston Community College's service area is Houston Independent School District, Katy, Spring Branch, Alief, North Forest 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 and economic 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 the most relevant community college in the country. We will be the opportunity institution for every student we serve – essential to our community’s success.
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
Mar 17, 2014
Houston Community College’s award winning tutoring service, HCC AskOnline, has received another recognition for its innovative academic support to enhance student engagement, retention and success.
Jul 14, 2014
HCC Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado was featured on ABC 13, discussing his goals and priorities for Houston Community College.
Jul 3, 2014
Audio recording professor uses real time experience in film scoring to teach students
Jun 30, 2014
Mathew Knowles, the legendary, GRAMMY® Award-winning record-label executive, will share his knowledge of the entertainment business in a day-long, intensive boot camp on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at HCC's Central College.
Jun 30, 2014
Students, faculty, employees and board members participated in the 2014 Pride Parade on June 28.
Jun 27, 2014, By HCC Southwest Public Relations
Houston Community College Southwest and Houston Independent School District are teaming up with a common goal – to identify at-risk students who are disengaged and disconnected from their comprehensive high school and help them stay in school to earn their high school diploma. The partnership allows for these at-risk students to not only secure high school degrees but seamlessly transition to higher education.
Jun 27, 2014
In an unprecedented partnership, the Texas Education Agency, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Workforce Commission each committed funding to support innovative education partnerships between local school districts and community colleges.
Jun 27, 2014
HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences is offering a new program for careers as a medical scribe. Scribes are trained as medical information managers who specialize in charting physician-patient encounters in real-time. Medical Scribes interact and collaborate with other members of the health care team, but serve as the right hand to the physician. Similar to the medical transcriptionist, the medical scribe provides another career pathway or stepping stone to the health care system.
Jun 25, 2014
The Houston Community College Board of Trustees opened their June meeting with a celebration of the successes of Dr. Charles Cook, vice chancellor for Academic Affairs.
Jun 25, 2014
Houston Community College announces its support of the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) initiative UpSkill Houston an industry-led action plan that addresses the growing need for skilled workers in Houston and training them for tomorrow’s jobs.
Jun 24, 2014
Houston Community College Southeast recently hosted an open house on the third floor of the Felix Fraga Building.
Jun 18, 2014
The Texas Education Agency (TEA), Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded Houston Community College, Houston Independent School District and Alief Independent School District a $600,000 THECB Early College High School grant.
Jun 17, 2014
The Houston Community College Board of Trustees has approved prime contractors for four additional Groundbreaker Bond Program projects, bringing the total number of approved contracts to ten.
Jun 10, 2014
As Texas continues to be a top producer of crude oil, the demand for skilled workers in the industry increasingly grows. The Houston Community College Northeast Energy Institute and other workforce programs play a vital role in delivering trained technicians to oil and gas and energy industries.
Jun 11, 2014
We are now in the hurricane season, be prepared for any emergency throughout the summer. Should weather threaten the Houston-Galveston area, students, faculty and staff can find updates and college information on hccs.edu.
Jun 10, 2014
The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Houston Community College is proud to announce that five of the eight winners of the 2014 U.S. Small Business Administration Persons of the Year in the Houston District are graduates of the HCC program.
May 17, 2014
See photos and watch video of the live web broadcast of Houston Community College's Commencement at Reliant Stadium on May 17.
May 13, 2014
The Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name Cesar Maldonado, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, as the next Chancellor of Houston Community College Tuesday, May 13.
Apr 28, 2014
Houston Community College staff and faculty participated in the annual March of Dimes Walk in Houston.
Apr 21, 2014
HCC Board of Trustees names Cesar Maldonado, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, as the sole finalist to lead Houston Community College as its Chancellor.
Apr 17, 2014
Houston Community College’s visionary program to train the next generation of entry-level roustabout workers is wrapping up its first round of classes.
Apr 8, 2014
HCC participated in a Lift Off party Friday, April 4 before the Rockets vs. Thunder game held at Toyota Center.
Apr 7, 2014
The focus of this event was to ensure our students had equal and easy access to the facilities at HCC and classrooms.
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