Volume 01 | September 2018
Greetings from Harford Community College!
Welcome to the first issue of
Harford Highlights .

Each month, we’d like to give you a glimpse of what your community college has to offer. We want to make sure that Harford Highlights is a newsletter you look forward to receiving. What information can we include that would make it a valuable part of your month? All ideas are welcome – email us using the button below and thanks for reading!

- Dr. Dianna G. Phillips
Travel With HCC This Fall!
Let your curiosity take you to new places! HCC has some exciting bus trips coming up; limited seats are available, so register today!
Historic Alexandria
Wednesday, October 3
Experience a day in Old Town Alexandria, VA, a city full of history and beauty. Points of interest include a guided tour of Christ Church, the Torpedo Factory Art Center, lunch at The Wharf Restaurant on historic King Street and much more!
Brandywine Attractions
Wednesday, October 10
Visit the Battlefield, scene of the largest land battle of the American Revolution, or the Brandywine River Museum, renowned for its Wyeth exhibit and where art and nature intersect to showcase the natural, cultural and scenic resources of the region.
Questions: Call 443-412-2175 or email lsturgill@harford.edu .
You’re invited to the College’s
on November 9, 1-4 p.m.
in the APGFCU Arena on HCC’s beautiful campus!
We’re asking for
the community’s input to help us
grow into the future.
Engage with fellow Harford Countians in identifying your community college’s most important roles and the direction you’d like to see the College take.

Your feedback will be incorporated into
HCC’s new strategic plan.

More details to come
next month!
College Promise Scholarships
Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships legislation was passed last session to help eligible students afford community college. The program is expected to begin in fall 2019. While this has been referred to as “free college,” that's not entirely accurate. Basic elements of, and eligibility for, the scholarships are outlined here; more detailed information will become available as the Maryland Higher
Education Commission develops the regulations. Click here for FAQ .
New Members Appointed
to HCC Board of Trustees
Dr. Judith Holloway and Brian Walker were recently appointed by the Governor for five-year terms on the nine-member Harford Community College Board of Trustees. They will represent Councilmanic Districts E and C, respectively. Learn more here .
Cultural Events at HCC
Concert tickets are on sale now for country music’s award-winning singer
and 2011 American Idol winner
coming on October 6 at 7:30 p.m.
to the APGFCU Arena on campus.

You are invited to the Opening Reception for the new exhibit,
September 6, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
at the historic Hays-Heighe House on campus.

No admission fee.
is on display through September 13 in the College’s Chesapeake Gallery in the Student Center.

A Closing Reception for the exhibit will be held on
September 13, 3-4:30 p.m. in the gallery.
Harford Owl Magazine
Owl Magazine , HCC’s student multimedia publication, won three national Apple Awards in categories that included four-year colleges.

Harford was the only community college recognized in any of these categories. Our students placed first for Best TV Newscast and
Best Magazine Spread and second for Best Print Ad. The annual competition is sponsored by the College Media Association.
HCC Foundation Milestone
The Harford Community College Foundation recently reached a significant milestone: $10 million in net assets. The Foundation averages $420,000 in scholarship awards each year to deserving students at HCC, as well as student emergency assistance funds and support for purchasing textbooks, equipment and technology needs. Learn about our scholarships here .
HCC Radio
Harford Community College radio WHFC was named “Favorite Local Radio Station” for the second straight year in Harford County Living 's "Community Choice Awards," receiving 62.2% of the vote!
Applied Technology Center Feasibility Study
The College is working with Harford County’s Office of Community and Economic Development and local business partners to explore the feasibility of a proposed Applied Technology Center in the southern Rt. 40 corridor to serve residents and employers. The study is expected to be completed at the end of September.
Help Wanted!
Harford Community College has a variety of job opportunities
currently available.  Check them out here.