Latest HCC News
Jan 22, 2015
The Acres Homes-raised attorney and state representative from northwest Houston will receive the Joyce M. Reynolds Life Time Achievement Award.
Jan 22, 2015 By HCC Southwest Public Relations
For many people, Super Bowl Sunday is a time to get together with friends and family, eat and have a good time. But for thousands of struggling families, Super Bowl Sunday is no different than any other day. Many low-income families in the Houston area will have to make the tough choice whether to pay rent or put food on the table. Houston Community College Southwest is hoping to help those families in need.
HCC INSPIRE science faculty to crowdsource the creation of a searchable open educational resource database
Jan 21, 2015
To make life easier for both faculty and students, HCC faculty will be able to submit vetted OERs into a Survey Monkey website. From there, the professor-approved OER information will be entered into a database to be posted on LibGuides in the HCC online library.
HCC INSPIRE (QEP) module incorporation of state core objectives positively impacting student learning
Jan 21, 2015
So far, an estimated 10,420 students in 523 sections of gateway science courses (BIOL 1406, CHEM 1411 or PHYS 1401) have participated in the QEP case study module experience.
Jan 21, 2015 By Laura Taglialavore
These days, it’s hard to imagine running a business or doing research without the Internet. But when Willie Caldwell first started working at Houston Community College four decades ago, most office workers had to rely on typewriters, telephones and the postal service to communicate. Over the years, her Business Technology students have gone from using floppy disks and dial-up modems to laptops and cloud storage.