December 2018
One Step Away

If you have either completed all –
or are close to completing all –
of your degree requirements,
we have some
VERY exciting news for you!
The “One Step Away Program” can help you make your comeback at HCC and earn your associate degree as soon as possible. One-on-one advising support will walk you through the re-admission process, get you scheduled for classes, and help with the financial aid process. Returning students may qualify for a scholarship that covers tuition and fees for your first class upon your return to Harford.

The spring semester begins January 28, so contact One Step Away Advisor George Budelis at or 443-412-2185, or Roger Hoover at or
443-412-2206 to help you get started. We look forward to helping you finish your courses and earn that degree! Learn more here.
Cultural Events at HCC
December 7, 8 & 9

A Harford County tradition for more than 20 years, Harford Dance Theatre presents a stage sparkling with magnificent scenery, gorgeous costumes, and exquisite dancing. It’s a holiday feast for young and old alike! Bring a toy for the Empty Stocking Fund. Part of the BGE Family Series Tickets
Sunday, December 16

Celebrate the true Spirit of Christmas with this delightful production filled with haunting special effects, heartfelt sentiment, music of the season and a timeless message. It’s the perfect way to begin the holidays! Part of the BGE Family Series Tickets

Tickets Make Great
Holiday Gifts!  

Treat the oenophiles in your life to the Winter Wine Expo
on February 17, 2019, 3-6 PM at the APGFCU Arena.

Foodies and wine aficionados can sample more than 250 fine wines from around the world and an impressive selection of craft beers. Top local restaurants offer selections of delicious small plates to pair perfectly with whatever’s in your glass. Live music, a silent auction, and raffle prizes add to the fun. This community favorite sells out year after year, so make sure to get your tickets today!
From floral design and holiday crafts to memorable performances and cooking classes, HCC has something to celebrate the season. Check out all we offer here to help put you in a festive frame of mind for the most wonderful time of the year.
Enjoy Harford’s Home Basketball Season
You can watch some exciting college hoops close to home at HCC’s beautiful APGFCU Arena on campus. Our teams are having their most successful stretches in school history! The women have won four straight regular season and postseason conference titles and our men won the regular season and postseason conference championship last season.

Tickets for the Fighting Owls' 2018-19 basketball season are $10 at the door or $8 online at ; children under 12 are free. These prices also include the Harford Hoops Classic set for December 19-21.  
Come on out and support Harford’s Fighting Owls!!  
Holidays & History at Hays-Heighe
The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College blends the modern and historic to connect the present with the past. The College hosts exhibits and programs in this renovated 1808 structure to promote lifelong learning, community engagement, critical thinking, and historical and cultural understanding of local, national, and global issues.

Information on the exhibit World War I's Long Shadow , on display through December 21, is available here.
The Unintended Consequences of the Treaty of Versailles
Thursday, December 6 | 12:30-2 PM

The College welcomes Michael Neiberg, Professor of History and Chair of War Studies at U.S. Army War College, who will discuss the implications of the armistice signing in November 1918. The fighting was over, but negotiations over the treaties to resolve World War I would drag on for many months. The resulting compromises satisfied no one. What would this mean for the role of the United States on the world stage? Reservations are strongly
recommended: or 443-412-2539. 
Holiday Open House
Friday & Saturday, December 7 & 8
10 AM-2 PM

Take a break during the busy holiday season and stop by the Hays-Heighe House. Enjoy the festive atmosphere, tour the exhibit, and partake of holiday refreshments!

All are welcome; reservations are not necessary for this free event.
Help Wanted!
Harford Community College has a variety of job opportunities currently available.   Check them out here.