HCC galvanizes input from business, economic leaders to help inform the college’s long-term workforce preparedness plans
HCC Chancellor Cesar Maldonado, Ph.D., P.E., met with 39 key leaders from business, industry and economic development at HCC’s West Houston Institute recently to launch a new collaboration focused on addressing the region’s long-term workforce training needs. The meeting was the first of the newly formed Chancellor’s Business Champions Council (CBCC) and represented some of the largest employers in the Houston metropolitan area.
The Houston Community College Foundation Board has elected six new members to serve three-year terms. The HCC Foundation supports HCC in attracting and educating Houston-area students who embody the desire and dedication to learn, including many nontraditional students and those who have traditionally faced barriers to higher education.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Houston Community College and San Jacinto College $1,478,965 for three additional years to continue their joint project titled, “Louis Stokes B2B Alliance: Harris County Community College Alliance (HCCCA).”
Former Lamar Institute of Technology President/CEO, Lonnie L. Howard – a 1995 graduate of Houston Community College – was recently bestowed the honor of having the institute’s technology center bear his name. The renaming of the Dr. Lonnie L. Howard Technology Center was at the direction of the Texas State University System Chancellor and Board of Regents in recognition of Howard’s contributions as president of the Beaumont, Texas institute for six years before he stepped-down in August.
Scientific Bioprocessing, Inc. and BioMADE have announced that HCC's Dr. Chandra Mittal, program coordinator for the Medical Biotechnology program, has been selected for the highly-competitive Fellowship Program.
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