Latest HCC News
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 26, 2014
As Board Chair of Houston Community College, one of the largest community colleges in the nation, I am proud of the partnerships we have cultivated over the years. In fact, the name of our institution reinforces our crucial mission – to serve and work with our community. During my seven-year tenure on the Board, I have worked hard to strengthen HCC’s ties with schools and our community partners, and this year we plan to work even harder to achieve our objectives.