HCC and Clements Inventors Club hosts two-day Inventathon

Apr 18, 2017

The program called for rapid prototyping inventions to improve human quality of life in the areas of education and skills, alleviating poverty, community well-being, and economic advancement.

HCC seeking social hosts for 16 exchange students

Jun 20, 2016

Social hosts differ from traditional hosts because the students do not live with the social hosts. Learn to become a HCC social host.

HCC receives $1.6 million grant to continue operation of Houston MBDA Business Center

May 12, 2016

HCC receives $1,608,875 grant to continue the Houston MBDA Business Center.

HCC IDEA Pitch Competition winners announced

May 2, 2016

The competition this semester had 33 entries and 16 finalists presented at HCC district building. Four people won cash prizes.

Dialogue Houston: Good Works Houston, deed and social entrepreneurship

Apr 29, 2016

A nonprofit entrepreneur of Good Works Houston focus of helping others and give light to businesses with social purpose.

HCC hosts LGBT Business Builder Houston workshop at West Loop Campus

Mar 1, 2016

The purpose of the event was to remove barriers and increase access to strategic growth opportunities for America’s LGBT business owners.

HCC hosts Procurement Expo 2016

Feb 11, 2016

With a goal of creating new business opportunities, the Houston Community College Procurement department recently brought small businesses and community partners together at its Procurement Expo at the Southeast College Learning Hub.

New HCC campus offers innovative opportunities for West Houston community

Feb 4, 2016

HCC officials recently held the first ribbon cutting for the newly renovated first, third, and fourth floors of the Alief-Hayes campus under the $425 million Groundbreaker Bond Program.

HCC and CodeFest 2015 share the basics of coding

Dec 17, 2015

People of all ages build their own webpages thanks to what they learn at CodeFest, which was held at the HCC West Loop Campus in conjunction with the Center of Excellence for Digital Info. & Technology.

HCC sponsored competition challenges inventors and entrepreneurs

Nov 17, 2015

The last free training session held at the Houston Community College West Loop Campus consisted of women, some students, and business professionals from different backgrounds. They gathered in one room with a similar mission – to learn how to deliver a compelling one-minute business pitch.

Houston Mayor helps HCC announce launch of InnovateHER Competition

Nov 6, 2015

The competition is open to any woman who has an idea to impact the lives of women and families. InnovateHER is designed to identify products and services that improve the lives of women and families.

Business students get great chance to learn from successful entrepreneurs

Oct 29, 2015

Houston Community College hosts Small Business Breakfasts monthly at the West Loop Campus. They give local small business owners opportunities to connect with each other and large corporations, public entities or government sectors looking to hire vendors.

Exchange participants build workforce and leadership skills at HCC

Sep 11, 2015

The CCI program is a program of the U.S. State Department that provides participants with quality educational study at U.S. community colleges and is designed to build technical skills, enhance leadership capabilities, and strengthen English language proficiency.

HCC combines innovation and technology to support student success

Sep 2, 2015

HCC is taking innovation to new platforms to make it more convenient for current and prospective students to find about programs and courses offered across the district.

HCC hosts inaugural Teen Entrepreneur Summit

May 2, 2015

The one-day entrepreneurial experience brought together high school students and their parents from communities all over the greater Houston area to learn about entrepreneurship as a viable career option.

Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses HCC program alumna writes about her experience on Huffington Post

Jan 5, 2016

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, which is offered at Houston Community College, aims to provide small business owners the tools needed to grow their businesses. For HCC program graduate Nancy Sabino, the growth she experienced was on a personal level.

Small Business Owners complete 10,000 Small Businesses Program at HCC

Sep 7, 2016

The sixteenth cohort of small business owners recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at Houston Community College (HCC).

Exchange students build workforce and leadership skills at community colleges

Aug 16, 2016

Exchange student participants are arriving at Houston Community College, one of 14 colleges across 11 states, to begin the 2016-2017 Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program is a program of the U.S. State Department that provides participants with quality educational study at community colleges and is designed to build technical skills, enhance leadership capabilities, and strengthen English language proficiency.

HCC targets business professionals with expansion of new Saturday program

Aug 26, 2016

The Monday through Friday grind of work, getting the kids to school and extra-curricular activities leaves little time for the average American family to complete a degree or certification, so Houston Community College (HCC) is making the decision to bridge the gap between dream and reality with the “Fast Track Saturday” Business Certificate program.

Houston MBDA honors top minority-owned construction firms at luncheon

Aug 3, 2016

The Houston Minority Business Development Agency, which is operated by HCC, recently held a luncheon honoring outstanding minority-owned construction firms.

HCC IDEAS Pitch competition winners announced

Nov 18, 2016

In July 2016, the Office of Entrepreneurial Initiatives developed three Mini Tech Faires that evolved into a unique opportunity to showcase HCC and the Idea Competition at the November 12-13, Houston Maker Faire. Congratulations to the IDEAS Pitch Competition winners.

HCC seeks 25 Southwest Campus students interested in attending a business summit in March

Feb 17, 2017

The Business Summit is geared towards new business owners and those interested in starting a business.