HCC and Jacobs announce August town hall meetings

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:24:00 CDT

Houston Community College (HCC) and its construction team, including Jacobs Program Management, have announced their August town hall meetings. These community engagement sessions are being held to inform the public about capital improvements related to new facilities that are part of HCC’s $425 million Groundbreaker Bond Program. HCC’s bond program provides 14 construction projects and new technologies across each of HCC’s six colleges.

HCC’s second bond program networking event pulls large crowd

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:07:00 CDT

Houston Community College (HCC) and Jacobs Program Management Co. (Jacobs) held their second GameChanger Small Business Enterprise (SBE) networking event recently at the HCC West Loop Campus. More than 200 attendees came out for the occasion, which brought together prime contractors and SBEs interested in being a part of the large projects.

HCC Chancellor Dr. Maldonado appears on Viva Houston - ABC 13

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:34:00 CDT

HCC Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado was featured on ABC 13, discussing his goals and priorities for Houston Community College.

HCC wins Excellence in Procurement award

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:02:00 CDT

Houston Community College is the 2014 winner of the National Association of Educational Procurement Award for Excellence. The NAEP Award of Excellence in Procurement is awarded to an institution on the basis of the procurement department's contribution to, and support of, the mission of their institution. HCC is the sole winner for institutions with more than 15,000 students.

HCC hosts Small Business Event

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:34:00 CDT

Houston Community College (HCC) and Jacobs Program Management Co. (Jacobs) held a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) networking event for HCC’s $425 million Groundbreaker Bond Program.

HCC and Jacobs Program Management host second networking event for Groundbreaker Bond Program

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:19:00 CDT

As construction gears up on major bond construction projects, Houston Community College (HCC) and Jacobs Program Management Co. have set the date for their next small business enterprise (SBE) networking event. The event takes place at the HCC West Loop Center from 8:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m., Friday, July 11.

Music mogul Mathew Knowles offers daylong “Boot Camp” on breaking into the music industry

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:44:00 CDT

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.

HCC takes part in Houston's Pride Parade

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:16:00 CDT

Students, faculty, employees and board members participated in the 2014 Pride Parade on June 28.

Dear neighbors,

Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:20:00 CDT

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.

District 7 Highlights: 3-D printers making an imprint at Southwest College

Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:10:00 CDT

Excitement over 3-D printers continues to replicate at Houston Community College Southwest. The latest addition in the college's hardware upgrade is the Stratasys Objet Eden 260 V, or "Eden." The 3-D printers are designed to create physical objects.

District VII Highlights: Southwest student selected for Salzburg Global Seminar

Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:04:00 CDT

HCC Southwest International Student Services in conjunction with the Study Abroad Program selected Saira Zaman to attend the Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria this summer.

Community Connections: Advancing workforce training opportunities at HCC Stafford and Missouri City Campuses

Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:53:00 CDT

Houston Community College Southwest is pleased to announce that it is securing the future of Houston’s workforce, by adding programs and facilities designed for just that. The college is finalizing plans for new campus buildings dedicated solely to workforce certification programs resulting in high-demand, well-paid employment.

Community Connections: Free summer camp to STEMulate students' minds

Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:51:00 CDT

Do you love lab experiments, robotics, solving math problems or visiting science museums? If so, Houston Community College Southwest has the perfect summer camp for you - the Governors Merit Summer Program.

Community Connections: Alief YMCA’s 1st Annual Spectacular Music & Arts Festival

Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:48:00 CDT

Houston Community College and Northwest Audio Recording & Film Making joined several other programs at the Alief YMCA Saturday, May 17. Alief wanted to celebrate music and exceptional art programs in the area, and to provide an illustration of just how many programs HCC has to offer in and around the Houston Area.

HCC Board prepares for 2014-2015 academic year

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:33:00 CDT

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.

Strengthening the Houston-area workforce: HCC supports GHP UpSkill Houston

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:00:00 CDT

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.

Community Connections: Alief Career Center to open this fall

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:43:00 CDT

Construction on the Houston Community College/Alief ISD Career Center on the HCC Alief Bissonnet Campus will wrap up this summer. The building will house programs designed to train Alief Independent School District and HCC students and certify or license them in the fields of electrical, plumbing and heating, venting, air conditioning and cooling (HVAC). Classes in the new building begin this fall.

Faculty Highlight: Tom Tynan

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:33:00 CDT

Houston Community College Southwest has a built-in celebrity with Tom Tynan, the Director of Construction Trades and School of Continuing Education.

Events

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:29:00 CDT

Upcoming events

HCC Southeast hosts open house at Felix Fraga

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:02:00 CDT

Houston Community College Southeast recently hosted an open house on the third floor of the Felix Fraga Building.

Career education opportunities open up for Houston-area students

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:37:00 CDT

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.

HCC Board of Trustees approves 4 more bond construction projects

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:31:00 CDT

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.

Be prepared - it's hurricane season

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:33:00 CDT

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.

HCC Discount to Houston Museum of Natural Science

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:55:00 CDT

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is offering a 30 to 50 percent off coupon for HCC students, faculty and staff to experience its visiting attractions and exciting continuing exhibits.

HCC Energy Institute filling oil and gas labor shortage gap with trained technicians

Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:56:00 CDT

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.

HCC/Goldman Sachs participants take home five of eight SBA Awards

Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:40:00 CDT

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.

Asian educators honored at luncheon

Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:20:00 CDT

Tammy Tran, fifth grade math teacher at KIPP Academy Middle School and Iris Tian, mathematics department chair at KIPP Sunnyside High School were honored at the June 5th Asian Chamber of Commerce luncheon which was sponsored by HCC.

HCC hosts North Forest Town Hall Meeting

Wed, 28 May 2014 22:09:00 CDT

On Wednesday, May 28, Houston Community College and Jacobs Program Management hosted the first in a series of town hall meetings.

Preparing and testing for today’s GED easier than ever

Sat, 24 May 2014 06:53:00 CDT

Getting a GED is now easier and more accessible. The GED® Testing Service has built not just a new test, but a new comprehensive program. Effective in January of this year, the test is now computer-based, with resources available online and is offered in Spanish. All information about the test, the practice tests, course availability, registration and scheduling, payment and results are available on the MyGED™ website at ged.com.

Board of Trustees letter welcomes new Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado

Thu, 22 May 2014 10:35:00 CDT

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.

HCC and Jacobs host North Forest Campus Town Hall Meeting

Tue, 20 May 2014 12:23:00 CDT

Houston Community College (HCC) and its construction team, including Jacobs Program Management, are hosting a town hall meeting to inform the public about capital improvements related to new facilities planned for the HCC Northeast North Forest Campus, which are part of HCC’s $425 million Groundbreaker Bond Program.

HCC announces Dr. Cesar Maldonado as Chancellor

Tue, 13 May 2014 12:18:00 CDT

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.

HCC takes part in March of Dimes Walk

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:02:00 CDT

Houston Community College staff and faculty participated in the annual March of Dimes Walk in Houston.

HCC 2014 Commencement

Sat, 17 May 2014 11:56:00 CDT

See photos and watch video of the live web broadcast of Houston Community College's Commencement at Reliant Stadium on May 17.

HCC announces sole finalist, Dr. Cesar Maldonado, in Chancellor search

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:25:00 CDT

HCC Board of Trustees names Cesar Maldonado, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, as the sole finalist to lead Houston Community College as its Chancellor.

HCC participates in Rockets Lift Off party

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:15:00 CDT

HCC participated in a Lift Off party Friday, April 4 before the Rockets vs. Thunder game held at Toyota Center.

HCC holds diversity, inclusion summit

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:01:00 CDT

The focus of this event was to ensure our students had equal and easy access to the facilities at HCC and classrooms.

HCC participates in the Cesar Chavez parade

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:50:00 CDT

Check out images of HCC at the Cesar Chavez parade.

HCC, Houston Texans join forces to educate veterans

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:06:00 CDT

The Houston Community College Foundation and the Houston Texans have teamed up to provide scholarships to Houston area veterans through the "Scholarships for Service" program.

Grant to help HCC provide skills for energy sector programs

Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:44:00 CDT

HCC received a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to fund skills development programs for the energy sector.

Houston Community College recipient of Innovator Award

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:33:00 CDT

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.

Enroll America health insurance workshops set for March 17, 18 and 19

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:29:00 CDT

Trained representatives will be on hand to help guide HCC students, eligible family members and community at large members in providing essential information on the application and enrollment process.

HCC’s Global Oil and Gas Drilling Training program wraps up its first classes

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:42:00 CDT

‌Houston Community College’s visionary program to train the next generation of entry-level roustabout workers is wrapping up its first round of classes.

Enroll America

Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:03:00 CST

This past October the health insurance market place opened to offer new health plans for individuals without insurance coverage. The plans cover items such as doctor visits, hospital stays, preventative care and more. As a student, you may benefit from the new no cost and low cost health insurance options.

HCC MBDA Business Center announces grand opening

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:32:00 CST

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is pleased to announce the official launch of the Houston MBDA Business Center during a grand opening ceremony.

Houston Community College takes part in rodeo parade

Sun, 02 Mar 2014 18:42:00 CST

Houston Community College participated in the annual Rodeo Houston parade on March 1 in downtown Houston.

HCC Southwest's Dir. of Facilities leads massive trail ride to start off HLSR

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:51:00 CST

It's rodeo time in Houston and HCC Southwest Director of Facilities and Personnel Alex Prince has dusted off his western gear to join his family and friends for a week-long trail ride to kick of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

HCC ASPIRE opening doors for students

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:05:00 CST

HCC ASPIRE (Asian Scholarship Program Inspiring Results and Excellence) will host its second Scholarship Breakfast Thursday, May 8. Ash and Leena Shah of Impex Group Holdings are this year's Honorary Co-Chairs.

Manufacturing Career Fair at HCC Central March 4

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:22:00 CST

Bring your resume: Students and Houston residents interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing are invited to attend HCC Central's FREE Manufacturing Career Fair.

Sharpton motivates area students at West Loop Campus

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:54:00 CST

Civil rights activist, Rev. Al Sharpton gave a rousing call to action to local middle-school, high-school and college students, encouraging them to stay in school and work hard to better their own lives.

HCC Southwest earns $100,000 STEM Grant

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:23:00 CST

The Summer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Merit Program of HCC Southwest will be the beneficiary of a $100,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. It is one of the largest ever awarded the college.

HCC Southwest, MMI welcome Rev. Al Sharpton

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:48:00 CST

Dozens of people turned out to hear the Rev. Al Sharpton speak at HCC Southwest.

National program produces local results

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:22:00 CST

More than 250 Houston-area small businesses are thriving and growing thanks to their participation in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at Houston Community College. The ninth cohort begins May 28, 2014, but the deadline to apply is Monday, February 24, 2014.

Students keep their eye on the prize to make STEM come alive

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:56:00 CST

HCC students are using their creative juices to win $1000 in the 2013 - 2014 'STEM Comes Alive' student poster competition.

S.T.A.R. presents HCC Southwest star parties

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:55:00 CST

HCC Southwest's Student/Teacher Astronomical Research Squad to host weekly Star Parties

HCC Southwest has a new Instagram account

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:26:00 CST

HCC is now on Instagram! It's a fun, fast and efficient way to share pictures of your classes, selfies of you studying, volunteering and playing sports with friends @HCC_SW.

Political Science Ph.D wows at HCC Southwest

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:10:00 CST

On Feb. 13, HCC Southwest Stafford played host to John R. Alford, when he presented Predisposed: Liberals, Conservatives and the Biology of Political Differences.

High school students pitch to local investors

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:25:00 CST

High school students from HCC's Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) will pitch their business plans to prominent local members of the business community during the program’s annual YEA! Investor Panel Event.

HCC seeks to hire more engineering professors

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:16:00 CST

HCC is seeking to hire more professors to meet the demand of its successful engineering program.

HCC Southwest adds new Dean Of Workforce

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:48:00 CST

HCC Southwest welcomes its newest staff member, Dr. Anthony Hancock, Associate Dean of the Workforce and Economic Division.

District IV Newsletter: Dear neighbors

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:03:00 CST

Houston Community College has played a vital role in this city, our local communities and our state since its inception 42 years ago. HCC has reached out to our communities, area businesses, and forged lasting partnerships that benefit students, local industries and neighborhoods. Working together, we can make this the most exciting and productive year ever.

HCC - Training Tomorrow’s Workforce Today!

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:42:00 CST

HCC is training Houston's and the surrounding area's workforce today.

District VII Highlights: Plans moving forward with new workforce buildings at HCC Southwest

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:38:00 CST

Recent demographic reports confirm that workforce certification is the future of Houston employment as its population continues to diversify. Houston Community College Southwest is answering that need with more skills training by finalizing plans for new campus buildings dedicated solely to workforce certification programs. Groundbreaking will begin in Fall 2014, with new workforce structures at HCC Southwest’s West Loop and Missouri City Campuses, followed by a project at the Stafford Campus.

District VII Highlights: Alief Career Center construction begins

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:31:00 CST

Construction on the Houston Community College/Alief ISD Career Center on the HCC Alief Bissonnet Campus began in January and completion of the facility is expected to be in mid-July, 2014. The building will house programs designed to train Alief Independent School District and HCC students and certify or license them in the fields of electrical, plumbing and heating, venting, air conditioning and cooling (HVAC).

District VII Highlights: HCC Southwest is making payments easier

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:29:00 CST

HCC Southwest will no longer accept cash as a form of payment starting with the Spring 2014 semester. If you are wondering how you are going to pay for college if we're going cashless, it's easy. Use any debit, credit or pre-paid cash card or, better yet, use your HCC Eagle Card.

District VII Community Connections: Partnering with Alief ISD

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:16:00 CST

HCC is working with local school districts, including the Alief Independent School District, to develop college prep courses in math and English. The goal of these classes is to help students prepare for college-level work and to prevent students from having to take developmental courses in either subject.

District VII Community Connections: It’s in the stars

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:12:00 CST

What an exciting year it's been for the HCC Stafford TV studio and head of production, Don Wells, and his staff. HCC Southwest, in a partnership with Rice University and the University of Texas, has helped refurbish the .8 meter (30-inch) research telescope at McDonald Observatory in West Texas. In November, HCC Southwest faculty, including Don Wells and co-principle investigator for the project, Juan-Carlos Reina, travelled to the McDonald Observatory to train on the revamped telescope.

District VII Community Connections: HCC Southwest hosts Cookie College

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:28:00 CST

Terms like business plans, mission statements, customer base, risk management and business ethics are expected in the market place as high powered business types use them every day. But they were the buzz words of a new breed of business leader when Houston Community College Southwest hosted Cookie College for Girl Scouts of America.

District VII Faculty Highlight: Stephanie McKenzie

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:22:00 CST

HCC Southwest's own Stephanie McKenzie knows a thing or two about business. She's a woman on a mission and combines two careers as a professor of business administration and as a relationship coach. It sounds exhausting, but McKenzie takes it all in stride. It's her passion.

District VII Newsletter: Events

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:01:00 CST

Upcoming events for Houston Community College

Play Rev. Al Sharpton Trivia Contest; win tickets to HCC Black History Scholarship Gala

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:22:00 CST

Play Rev. Al Sharpton Trivia Contest for a chance to win tickets to HCC gala

District IV Newsletter: Dear neighbors

Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:21:00 CST

As we begin a new year, the Houston Community College Board of Trustees is in the process of hiring the next Chancellor to lead the District. During this process, we will be selecting a leader committed to enhancing, improving and increasing student success, transparency and accountability to our community.

District IV Highlights: Nursing program awarded $700,000 grant

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:19:00 CST

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has awarded a $700,000 grant to the HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences Nursing program. The funds from this grant will be specifically targeted toward four primary goals to help meet the continuing shortage of registered nurses in the state of Texas.

District IV Highlights: Coleman PR Department wins 2013 Paragon Award

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:18:00 CST

For the third year in a row, the Public Relations Department of HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences has been awarded Paragon Awards, the highest national honor in marketing and communications for two-year colleges. In fact, HCC Coleman has won two 2013 awards, which are handed out by the American Association of Community Colleges National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NMCPR).

District IV Community Connections: Rev. Al Sharpton celebrates Black History Month with HCC

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:07:00 CST

Houston Community College is celebrating Black History Month with two memorable events, both featuring civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton. Sharpton is the keynote speaker at HCC’s 2014 Black History Scholarship Gala and will speak to local middle-school, high-school and college students earlier that day.

District IV Community Connections: Dr. Betty Young named one of Houston’s most influential women

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:51:00 CST

Houston Community College’s Coleman College for Health Sciences president, Dr. Betty Young, was honored in Houston Woman Magazine as one of Houston’s 50 most influential women of 2013. Dr. Young was recognized along with Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry and Houston First Lady Kathy Hubbard.

District IV Community Connections: New addition to Coleman College for Health Sciences

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:46:00 CST

Houston Community College’s Coleman College for Health Sciences will soon add to the growing educational opportunities in the healthcare fields in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. Plans for a new state-of-the-art educational building, which will be located on 1.25 acres across the street from the existing John B. Coleman building at 1900 Pressler Street, are progressing with an anticipated completion date in early 2017.

District IV Faculty Highlight: Dr. Carla Tyson-Howard

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:30:00 CST

“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” Houston Community College’s Dr. Carla Tyson-Howard’s approach to instruction embodies this philosophy. Dr. Tyson-Howard is the Program Director of Health Information Technology at HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences, the field of study that she has also taught at HCC for 25 years.

District IV Newsletter: Events

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:28:00 CST

Upcoming events for Houston Community College

HCC's State of the College Address outlines present, future contributions

Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:21:00 CST

Ms. Renee Byas, HCC Acting Chancellor outlined HCC’s present and future contributions to local and national educational and training demands.

Save the dates: HCC to host Spring 2014 Transfer Fair

Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:12:00 CST

Houston Community College will host the Spring 2014 Transfer Fair from Feb. 3 through Feb. 6.

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Scholarship available for qualified individuals

Thu, 30 Jan 2014 07:58:00 CST

The HCC HVAC Technician online training program is the only HVAC Technician training program of its kind on the Web.

HCC’s first bond networking event draws praise from Board of Trustees Chair, small business community

Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:49:00 CST

Houston Community College (HCC) and Jacobs Program Management Co. (Jacobs) held their first Small Business Enterprise (SBE) networking event for HCC’s $425 million Groundbreaker Bond Program.

HCC open on Wednesday, Jan. 29

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:44:00 CST

HCC will be open, and classes and business operations will resume their normal schedules.

Houston Community College takes part in 2014 MLK Parade

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:29:00 CST

Houston Community College students and trustees Dr. Adriana Tamez and Robert Glaser participated in the 2014 MLK Parade on Saturday, Jan. 20, in Midtown. This year's theme was "Achieving Equality through Education."

HCC and Jacobs Program Management announce small business networking event

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:58:00 CST

Houston Community College (HCC) and Jacobs Program Management Co. (Jacobs) call for Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) to mark their calendars for a networking event, which will bring together potential prime contractors and SBEs interested in construction projects for HCC’s $425 million bond program. Industry experts will also be on hand providing advice to SBEs about bonding, financing, insurance, wage compliance and becoming SBE certified, among other topics.

Northwest College Student Orientations

Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:18:00 CST

Come get important information vital to your success. All students (new or returning) are welcome. Prizes and gift certificates! Free snacks and candy!

HCC students take the classroom to the field

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:59:00 CST

How does one succeed in the field of communications? Houston Community College communications students learned just that during the latest Taking the Classroom to the Field lesson hosted by Reliant Stadium, home of the Houston Texans.

Houston Community College announces new Oil and Gas Drilling Training Center

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:31:00 CST

Houston Community College has embarked on a visionary project with the oil and gas drilling industry to change the way drilling rig crews are recruited, trained and developed. The HCC Global Oil and Gas Drilling Training Center includes a rig safety and skills laboratory on the HCC Northeast Campus. This skills laboratory will be known as “RIG-ONE" and will replicate the essential components of the rig work environment for new hires (Offshore Roustabouts/Onshore Roughnecks).

HCC, Houston Texans award Scholarships for Service to veteran heroes

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 10:47:00 CST

Houston Community College has partnered with the Houston Texans to offer eligible veterans students scholarships to Houston Community College.

Must-haves for first-time students

Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:54:00 CST

If you are a first-time student to any Texas college, you will need to take the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) assessment test. It is important to prepare fo

Universidad Tecnológica President visits HCC

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:12:00 CST

President Beatriz Ramirez Velazquez and Director Jesus Rangel from UTEZ visited Houston Community College in October.

HCC Bond Oversight Committee holds inaugural meeting

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:36:00 CST

HCC's Bond Oversight Committee held its inaugural meeting November 20.

HCC bond construction program gains momentum

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:25:00 CST

HCC is continuing to make progress in its $425 million bond program.

Houston Community College System Notice of Runoff Trustee Election

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:06:00 CST

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a runoff election will be held within and throughout the HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM on December 14, 2013, in accordance with the Texas Election Code, for the purpose of electing to the Board of Trustees of the Houston Community College System one trustee for each of the positions in geographic districts I, III, and V of the Houston Community College System.

District VII Newsletter: Events

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:05:00 CST

Upcoming events for Houston Community College

District VII Newsletter: Kudos and Congrats

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:00:00 CST

The latest news from District VII - STEM students' poster wins second place, NASA visits Stafford Campus, Northwest breaks ground for new Alief Career Center, and the Houston Texans provide scholarships for HCC military veteran students.

HCC District VII Newsletter

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:38:00 CST

Neeta Sane, Trustee for District VII, updates Houston Community College's work to provide educational and financial aid opportunities for students.

Holiday Mini session: Get 3 semester hours in 4 weeks

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:31:00 CST

Check out Houston Community College's Holiday Mini session. Classes begin Dec. 16.

HCC takes part in Taste of the Texans

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:58:00 CST

HCC won the "Most Creative Display" for its booth display at the 2013 Taste of the Texans held at Reliant Stadium by the Texans Foundation.

Veterans Affairs to implement a new PeopleSoft process

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:41:00 CST

Please be advised that the District Office of Veterans Affairs will be implementing a new process to identify all veteran students who will be using their educational benefits in the PeopleSoft System.

HCC kicks off program to pre-admit Houston area 6th and 9th graders

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:21:00 CST

Houston Community College Board of Trustees authorized a conditional 6th and 9th Grade Pre-Admission Program in August. This new program provides the opportunity for students in the HCC service area to go to college and apply for financial assistance if they meet provisional requirements for admission at the time of enrollment.

Your key to HCC is your Eagle ID

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:09:00 CST

Students, your HCC Eagle ID is your log-in to most of your student services.

Dianne Johnson appointed HCC trustee for District V

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:34:00 CDT

The Houston Community College Board of Trustees appointed Dianne Johnson to temporarily fill the position as trustee for District V with a 5-0 vote on Thursday, October 17. Johnson will fill the position left vacant by Trustee Leila Feldman upon her resignation in September. Johnson was sworn in October 24 and will serve until the newly-elected District V Trustee from the November election is sworn-in.

HCC, Houston Texans award Scholarships for Service to veteran heroes

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:29:00 CDT

Houston Community College has partnered with the Houston Texans to offer eligible veterans students scholarships to Houston Community College. The “Scholarships for Service” program will utilize funds received from the Houston Texans to aid HCC in providing services for our veterans as they transition from the military into academia. Up to fifty scholarships will be awarded this November. HCC’s veteran students will have the opportunity to receive up to $1,000 in scholarships.

Houston Hip-hop artist Baby Jay, HCC celebrate Homecoming 2013

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:04:00 CDT

Homecoming 2013 at Houston Community College packed a spirited punch. All of HCC's campuses rolled up their sleeves to show their spirit October 14-18, 2013. Highlights of the first day of HCC Homecoming celebrations at Central included a concert by Houston Hip-Hop artist Baby Jay. The events also included other activities that brought dozens of students out. The festive event concluded with a college wide pep rally held at Central College on October 18.

HCC’s STEM program unites local students, Hollywood actor

Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:47:00 CST

Hundreds of students and their parents packed the HCC West Loop Center Auditorium to kick off the Minority Male Initiative program Saturday, February 23. Actor Terrence Howard and the 350 in attendance were informed about the upcoming STEM Academy for 2013.

HCC students inspire at Men of Honor art exhibition

Sat, 06 Apr 2013 11:41:00 CDT

Houston Community College celebrated the 2nd Bi-Annual Men of Honor art exhibition, a Minority Male Initiative (MMI) with an opening reception Friday, April 5. The exhibition showcases exceptional art from students and faculty advisors who show promise as creative workers in Houston’s growing creative economy. In attendance were HCC Trustees Bruce A. Austin, District II and Carroll G. Robinson, District IV.

HCC Health Fair event focuses on healthy lifestyles

Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:35:00 CDT

HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences campus was the site for a community health fair Saturday, April 13. The campus has become a focal point for community activities, and this event brought families together for health and wellness information and resources in a family atmosphere.

HCC Minority Male Initiative STEM Academy a success

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 09:47:00 CDT

The HCC Minority Male Initiative (MMI) STEM Academy’s Closing Ceremony was amazing. More than 237 youngsters from all over the city of Houston attended the closing ceremony on July 17, 2013. The summer STEM Academy and the event took place at The Young Men’s College Preparatory College Academy located at 1701 Bringhurst Street. Houston, Texas 77020.

Players hit the links at HCC’s Minority Male Initiative Fall Golf Classic

Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:28:00 CDT

It was a perfect day for the HCC Annual Fall Golf Classic, held Monday, October 14 at the at the Quail Valley Golf Course, 2880 La Quinta Dr., in Missouri City. The proceeds from the tournament benefit the HCC Minority Male Initiative’s effort to provide educational opportunities for Houston-area…

Learn more about HCC chancellor search

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:45:00 CDT

Houston Community College (HCC) is in the process of choosing our next chancellor. This process will help define us as we move into the future.

HCC Northwest breaks ground on new Alief Career Center

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:43:00 CDT

Houston Community College broke ground on Northwest College’s new Alief Career Center, 13803 Bissonnet Wednesday, October 9. The 17,220-square-foot workforce building will be a state-of-the-art learning facility where students can train to qualify for certification in areas of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical and plumbing.

HCC Hispanic Scholarship Council hosts luncheon to raise scholarship funds for students

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:38:00 CDT

Houston Community College hosted the third annual HCC Hispanic Scholarship Committee (HSC) Luncheon Tuesday, October 8 at the Hilton Americas downtown Houston. The luncheon helped HSC to raise more than $60,000 for scholarships for Hispanic students interested in HCC.

HPD recognizes HCC Public Safety Institute partnership

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:28:00 CDT

The Public Safety Institute at Houston Community College has played an instrumental role in producing highly trained and skilled first responders for emergency situations. Representatives from the Houston Police Department recently recognized HCC’s PSI for its successful partnership with local law enforcement agencies to provide continuing education and facilities for rescue and tactical helicopter training.

2012 HCC Bond Referendum

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:33:00 CDT

Facilities 2012 Bond Program: The 2012 bond program will provide each HCC college with new or renovated facilities and the technology to meet student needs, especially in high-demand areas such as health sciences, as well as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

Students: your Eagle ID is your key to HCC

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:37:00 CST

Your HCC Eagle ID is your log-in to most of your student services.

Houston Community College on Orange Avenue for match vs. Montreal

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:36:00 CDT

Houston Community College’s Southeast and Southwest College hosted fans on Orange Avenue ahead of the Friday, October 4, 2013 match between the Dynamo and Montreal.

Houston Community College awarded VetSuccess Program

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 06:28:00 CDT

Houston Community College was recently chosen as one of the new locations to offer VetSuccess on Campus, a program that helps veterans transition from military service to academic life. HCC is one of 62 new locations opening this fall, which brings the number of VSOC schools across the country to 94.