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HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

Graduation is on the horizon for Houston Community College. The District announced the keynote speakers for all four of HCC’s ceremonies, including the VAST and TxCHSE Academies. The VAST Academy graduation ceremony will be held at the San Jacinto Memorial Auditorium at HCC Central on Saturday,...

State of the College brings goals for the future

State of the College brings goals for the future

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

In a full house on a Wednesday morning, Houston Community College Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado delivered a talk on HCC’s research on educational needs. Other special guests and speakers include HCC Trustee and Board Chair Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Dr. Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the...

D.C.-bound: HCC student accepted to Gallaudet University

D.C.-bound: HCC student accepted to Gallaudet University

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

Mary El-Krab has been accepted into Gallaudet University, a school for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Although El-Krab is not hearing impaired she will attend under a select group of hearing students who know American Sign Language and would like to study alongside deaf and hard of hearing individuals....

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

It was a full house at the Houston Community College West Loop Campus auditorium, as Dr. Anthony Harris recalled history on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Part of HCC’s Black History Month Celebration Series, Dr. Harris spoke after a full audience of students, staff, and faculty. A soul food-style lunch was provided to all a...

HCC Speech Tournament a huge success

HCC Speech Tournament a huge success

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

Competitors were in good spirits on the morning of October 20th at Houston Community College Eastside Campus, as the 4th Annual Speech Tournament went underway. A total of 19 competitors participated in the tournament. Danielle Stagg, HCC Interim Chair of Speech and Communication and Speech Professor ...

HCC mourns over loss of Mark Chavarria

HCC mourns over loss of Mark Chavarria

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

When I met Mark Anthony Chavarria for the first time, he was one of the instructors during my first semester at HCC for Radio and TV Field Production. He introduced himself by saying he worked on a small movie called “Inception.” I immediately liked his sense of humor. Around Mark there was neve...

HCC students participate in NASA program

HCC students participate in NASA program

Ana Ramirez, Digital Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus & Community, Showcase

Houston Community College Student’s Josh Ponce and Sarah Stockman represented HCC in the NASA Community College of Aerospace Scholars program

Phi Theta Kappa chapter elects new officers

Phi Theta Kappa chapter elects new officers

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

July 2, 2017


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Seven Houston Community College students are taking the reins of Omega Sigma, HCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year college students and HCC’s chapter ranked in the top 100 this past academic year. The honor society boasts $90 million in scho...

Student-artist inspires with ‘Elevate’

Student-artist inspires with ‘Elevate’

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

June 30, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase

“You can’t sing.” It was a typical day before a music appreciation class at Houston Community College when a fellow student accused Ayo Shofoluwe of not being able to sing. Ayo responded by singing John Legend’s ‘Save Room’ and their professor walked into the room as the class was...

SpringBoard South hits HCC

SpringBoard South hits HCC

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-In-Chief

June 23, 2017


Filed under Culture, News, Showcase

Make sure not to miss SpringBoard South Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 at The Heinen theater located on HCC's central campus!!! The music festival which is celebrating it's sixth year gives musicians from around the world an opportunity to be seen and heard during a weekend of amazing performances. Local...

Textbook sticker-shock free degree

Textbook sticker-shock free degree

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

April 27, 2017


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Houston Community College is launching two degree options for students which feature zero textbook costs. In fall 2017, the Z-Degree pilot program will start offering an Associate of Arts in business Administration and an Associate of Arts in General Studies. Both degree tracks will be completely...

Omega Sigma top 100

Omega Sigma top 100

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Houston Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter ranks as one of the top chapters internationally. HCC’s Omega Sigma chapter placed in the top 100 chapters out of more than 1,250 chapters around the world. From Phi Theta Kappa’s international convention in Nashville, Tennessee,...

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