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HCC honor society ranks as one of the best in the world

HCC honor society ranks as one of the best in the world

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 21, 2016


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Houston Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is now ranked as the seventh most distinguished chapter in the world out of 1,285 chapters. “All the work that we did paid off, and that feeling was incredible,” said Angie Chacko, the group’s public relations officer. She said that wi...

HCC scholarships open

HCC scholarships open

Ana Ramirez, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


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Houston Community College Foundation scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year are now open until June 3. During the application process, the questions are designed like a survey. For example, it will ask you if you are an engineering student or not. Each scholarship has differe...

Livestock auctions makes killing at Rodeo

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016


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Around Texas, young people bring their livestock to vie for some of the most coveted titles in the industry: Houston Champion. They participate in the NRG Arena Sales Pavilion around noon on auction days to grab a seat to bid on the year’s top-quality livestock. At the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, hig...

HLSR surpass $175 million in scholarships

HLSR surpass $175 million in scholarships

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 6, 2016


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When you think of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, BBQ,  bull-riding, concerts, carnival rides, deep fried Oreos and more come to mind. One thing the rodeo offers that we often forget? Scholarships. Since its founding, the rodeo has given over 16 thousand scholarships valued at about $175 mil...

Wells Fargo gives 20K to HCC

Wells Fargo gives 20K to HCC

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

September 29, 2015


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Wells Fargo gave $20 thousand to the HCC Foundation, presenting the check on Sept 17 at the Board of Trustees meeting. Over the past six years, the bank has given $120 thousand to support HCC students. Half of the donation will go to students in HCC’s bank teller program where after nine credit...

Honor students give advice to freshmen

Honor students give advice to freshmen

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

September 15, 2015


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"When you get into HCC, you're going to think, ‘Hey, it's just a community college'. You just go to your class — that's all — and then get out. No! It's not. You have got to participate. You got to go to organizations, you go to clubs. There are so many opportunities," said Nga Phan about HCC's student life, "So just look around, befriend students, befriend your professor, be in clubs. There are a lot of opportunities here....don't just go to school and go home — that's not how students are supposed to do [school]."

Students design their future

Students design their future

Gunel Mammadzada, Writer

September 4, 2015


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Houston Community College welcomed interior design students in the 2015 orientation held on Wednesday at the Central Learning Hub-Science Building. More than 5 professional organizations told the students how to,“Design your future”. Students at the orientation met with the coordinator of interior...

NSLS awarding scholarships

NSLS awarding scholarships

Egalitarian Staff Report

September 3, 2015


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Houston Community College students who are active members of the National Society of Leadership and Success can apply for the organization's merit and need-based scholarships. The society is now accepting applications for fall 2015 scholarships. Eligible members from any chapter may apply online through Oct...

Katy Rotary gives scholarships

Katy Rotary gives scholarships

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2015


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The Katy Rotary Fund gifted $30 thousand to the HCC Foundation for scholarships for current and former Katy ISD students attending Houston Community College. The fund will dole out $10 thousand a year for the next three years. Katy Rotary Fund President Ken Burton presented the check at the HCC ...

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