Houston Community College Northwest Visual Arts instructors Clara Hoag and Esther Delaquis-Baidoo both contributed pieces to a recent exhibit at the University of Houston’s Blaffer Gallery. Titled, “Bearing Witness,” the three-day show was a fundraiser for the Ukrainian American Cultural Club of Houston and its efforts to aid civilians impacted by the military conflict.
HCC will be authorized to offer training to instructors to deliver MSSC’s CPT 4.0 e-learning courseware, and its hands-on Certified Production Technician Plus (CPT+) program using the highly innovative “Skill Boss” training and testing device invented by Amatrol, the nation’s leading manufacturer of industrial technician training equipment.
The $3.3 million grant will go toward HCC Central’s efforts to prepare students to graduate from high school, enroll into a post-secondary program and complete their programs of study. Funding will be distributed over the next five years to offer pre-college support services to 131 students a year.
The Houston Community College Foundation 50th Anniversary Gala at the Hilton Americas hotel raised more than $790,000 on behalf of HCC students on May 14, and Houston icon Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale received the coveted Crystal Eagle Award for his outstanding support of HCC’s programs and students.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has donated $25,000 to support HCC’s Public Safety program and students. The donation was made before the HCC Board of Trustees at a meeting on May 19, 2022. Since 2017, the longtime area organization has awarded $200,000 to the HCC Public Safety Center of Excellence and an additional $20,000 in private scholarships to HCC students.