The HCC women's basketball team won the National Intramural Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) Region 4 Tournament, held March 23-25 at Texas A&M University.
For many college students, having to choose between lunch or gas for their car, paying for rent or purchasing textbooks for the semester are real issues. Students' needs, such as food and housing, have a major impact on their sense of belonging, persistence, graduation, and overall academic experience.
The focus of the event was centered on educational best practices (K-12 & Post-Secondary), entrepreneurship, and Fab Lab/Makerspace start-up – operations and training. The symposium also featured various equipment vendors, who displayed a variety of Fab Lab/Makerspace gear and provided training sessions.
The new Culinary Arts Center is being constructed on parking lot 10 at HCC Central Campus, right next to the college's five-story parking garage near Alabama, La Branch, Winbern and Austin streets. The building will be two stories tall and will comprise 38,000-square-feet. Construction is expected to take about two years.
Law enforcement relies on HCC to deliver trained police officers. The police training center is located at the Public Safety Center of Excellence on the HCC Northeast Campus, 555 Community College Drive, Houston, TX 77013. The facility offers a state-of-the-art firing range and driving track for interactive training. For more information on public safety programs.
HCC students win big at MFAH fashion show. The runway show was held as a follow up to the recent blockbuster Oscar de le Renta exhibit at MFAH. Judges included Fady Armonious from Tootsies, Sameera Faridi Design Studio Creative Director Sameera Faridi, and PaperCity Art Editor Catherine Anspon.
Using Stanford University’s Virtual Heart Program and the new state-of-the-art virtual reality lab and studio now available at Houston Community College, students and faculty can transport themselves inside the human heart to see how it functions when experiencing abnormalities. They can even begin surgery to fix any problems they discover – all in a risk-free, virtual environment.
The Texas Association of Business, the voice for business in the state of Texas, has appointed Houston Community College, Northwest College President Zachary Hodges, Ed.D., to its board. The TAB represents more than 4,000 members with 200 local chamber partners and $8 billion annually in business.
When Carie Crabb graduated from Houston Community College in 1988, she knew that she had landed in the right career path of physical therapy. Today, she is an HCC success story who is living her dream of helping others as senior director of School-Based Therapy Services at Harris County Department of Education. HCDE provides services to 25 Harris County school districts as well as many neighboring area districts.
Business After Harvey connects business owners with opportunities to bid on contracts, receive strategic consulting, and secure funding. Businesses are advised on strategies for pursuing government and private sector contracts.