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MEOW with Young Invincibles

MEOW with Young Invincibles

Egalitarian, Staff Reporter
July 29, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

Young Invincibles would like to invite you to attend the Millenial Economic Opportunity and Workforce Summit on August 6th! The MEOW Summit is a short seminar for young workers and young entrepreneurs to learn practical money making skills and to discuss our current opportunities and our vision for...

Are You Prepared to Defend Yourself?

Are You Prepared to Defend Yourself?

Jimmieka Mills, Editor in Chief
July 10, 2016
Filed under Community

Statistics show that one in four women will be sexually assaulted within their lifetime. Studies also show that 50 percent of attackers will give up their attack when a woman fights back. Rob Erickson and Mike Murray of Escape Self Defense have both worked for over 30 years in law enforcement and...

Math and Science Tutors Wanted

Math and Science Tutors Wanted

Egalitarian, Staff Report
July 6, 2016
Filed under Community, Uncategorized

Are you passionate about math and science? Do you want to change a child's life forever by inspiring a life-long love of learning? iEducateUSA, is seeking enthusiastic, hard-working undergraduate and graduate students for well-paid, part-time tutoring positions in local Houston schools. iEducateUSA...

Young Invincibles offers Health Advocacy Training

Young Invincibles offers Health Advocacy Training

Egalitarian, Staff Report
July 6, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase, Uncategorized

Young Invincibles would like to invite you to our Health Coverage Gap Advocacy Training on July 14 from 6:30–8:30pm at the Montrose Center, 401 Branard St., Houston TX. It will be the first of five statewide trainings on the health coverage gap for young adults. YI is a national non-profit organization...

Honor society leaves lasting impression on students

Honor society leaves lasting impression on students

Jimmieka Mills, Editor In Chief
June 2, 2016
Filed under Community, Uncategorized

Houston Community College boasts many honor societies which vary in membership benefits. Though benefits can range from discounts on products to scholarships, the ultimate goal for societies is to leave a lasting impression on those who choose to become active in one of these organizations. The National...

Students dine with Annise Parker

Students dine with Annise Parker

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
May 24, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

Five Houston Community College students enjoyed a dinner with former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, and the evening raised money for HCC scholarships. At the HCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on April 16, Trustee Dave Wilson was the high bidder for a dinner for six with Parker and her wife Kathy Hubbar...

Taking the right steps to plan college success

Taking the right steps to plan college success

Katherine Kwak, Contributor
May 20, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

While every student wants to be successful in college, not all excel. This is my first semester at HCC, and I was a 2016 Houston Community College Northwest academic award nominee. I have seen so many students who do not prepare themselves to excel in college. They do not know what classes they...

Campus carry resolution passed by Faculty Senate

Campus carry resolution passed by Faculty Senate

Egalitarian Staff Report
May 18, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

The following resolution was enacted by the Faculty Senate of Houston Community College on April 8 in opposition to campus carry. A FACULTY SENATE RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO FIREARMS ON CAMPUS WHEREAS The Houston Community College Faculty Senate has endorsed the Faculty Senate of the Univer...

HCC to revamp advising

HCC to revamp advising

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief
May 18, 2016
Filed under Community

Houston Community College is aiming to revamp its advising and career clusters by fall 2017 in order to help students graduate sooner and not waste time and money by taking unnecessary courses. The new Meta Majors model guides students into a particular degree path by clustering related degrees together. Vice...

Entrepreneurs honored at ceremony

Entrepreneurs honored at ceremony

Egalitarian Staff Report
May 10, 2016
Filed under Community

Houston Community College and Newspring celebrated winners of the ninth annual HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition on April 26, awarding $26,000 in prize money and over $10,000 in in-kind prizes to some of Houston’s rising entrepreneurs. TCC Learning won first place and was awarded $12,000 along with ...

Burillo takes SW reins

Burillo takes SW reins

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016
Filed under Community, News

Madeline Burillo became the official college president for Houston Community College Southwest on April 22, having the word “interim” removed from her title after seven months.   Burillo is ready to make sure students across all campuses enjoy and make the most of their educational experiences....

Coleman students earn awards

Coleman students earn awards

Kimberly Webber, Contributor
May 10, 2016
Filed under Community

Houston Community College’s Coleman Student Life received several honors at the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities national conference in Houston this past March. Coleman was represented by student leaders Nadia Carter, Travana Matthews, Fandrea Nazir, Lottie Kesee and their Adviso...

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