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Two HCC cafeterias violated code

The French Corner Cafe at Central recently received two health code violations from the Houston Health Department. The cafeteria at Coleman also received a violation.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

February 9, 2017

On recent inspections, a Houston Community College Central campus cafeteria received two health code violations while the Coleman campus cafeteria received one health code violation. The Houston Health Department conducted routine, unannounced inspections of the two French Corner cafeteria locations...

Coleman students earn awards

HCC student Lottie Kesee (left) poses with her Advisor Darnell Pledger (right) and her 2016 APCA award.

Kimberly Webber, Contributor

May 10, 2016

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...

Additional graduation 2016 instructions

Additional graduation 2016 instructions

Egalitarian Staff Report

May 5, 2016

Houston Community College’s annual graduation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 9am-noon at NRG Stadium. President and CEO of the Houston Texans Jamey Rootes will be the keynote speaker at commencement. The ceremony registration deadline is extended until Friday, May 6. Register...

HCC Nursing Program: Hanging on with life support

This graph shows the passing rates of Houston Community College’s nursing program graduates on the NCLEX Registered Nurse licensing exam, compared to the national average for the past eight years. For the past three years, HCC has fallen below the minimum requirement of 80 percent passing, and the college’s nursing program is now on probation. The average national pass rate is in dark blue, while HCC’s pass rate is in light blue.

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

February 24, 2016

The Texas Board of Nursing recently ruled that the accreditation of Houston Community College’s Associate Degree in Nursing program be put on probation status. The conditional status means that HCC cannot admit any new students into the program. At least 80 percent of current students must pass the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX, in order for HCC not to lose the program.

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