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HCCCs Cultural Affairs Hosts Exhibition of Jazz Influences on Printmaking ALL THAT JAZZ

ALL THAT JAZZ

                                       And Still I Rise by Otto Neals

 NOTES AND TONES’ Opening Reception at Dineen Hull Gallery, Tues, Feb. 5, 4-7 pm

The HCCC Department of Cultural Affairs presents NOTES AND TONES, a themed compilation of prints created by nationally recognized artists who have worked over the years with the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in Manhattan. The show opens Tues, Jan 29 and runs through Fri, Mar. 1. An Opening Reception will be held on Tues, Feb. 5, from 4-7 pm.


Audrey Martells performs at the Closing Reception, Mar. 1

The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop is a community printshop dedicated to continuing the legacy of its founder and master printer Robert Blackburn, a jazz aficionado who held similar ideologies to the local Jazz communities of the late 1960s. This indie spirit glistens though the jazz-inspired works that will be on view in NOTES AND TONES. The exhibit will also include a closer look at community partner WBGO, a celebrated national radio station based in Newark.


at the Closing Reception, Mar. 1

Featured exhibiting artists include Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Camille Billops, Willie Birch, Robert Blackburn, Betty Blayton, Kay Brown, Vivian Browne, Mel Edwards, Maren Hassinger, Robin Holder, Dindga McCannon, Otto Neals, Mavis Pusey, Vernal Reuben, Betye Saar, Vincent Smith, Mildred Thompson, and Michael Kelly Williams.

The exhibition coincides with HCCCs annual Georgia Brooks Celebration. Highlights include a live Jazz performance during the opening reception on Feb. 5 which will be recorded by WBGO and broadcast live On Air. Jersey City masking tape artist Kayt Hester will create a live mural installation in the Dineen Hull Atrium. The closing reception will take place on March 1and feature a performance by singer Audrey Martells accompanied by Belden Bullock on bass.

If you go

Jan 29-Mar 1

NOTES & TONES

HCCC

Dineen Hull Gallery (6th Fl)

71 Sip Ave, JC

(201) 360-4182

Hccc.edu/cultural-affairs

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Hudson County Community College Foundation 21st Annual Holiday Gala Celebration, a Success!

This year marked the 21st anniversary of the fundraiser, and the theme was “Americana.” Guests toured the program kitchens of the HCCC Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) and enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts representing various regions of the USA. All of the delicious cuisine was prepared by the College’s Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) chefs/instructors and students, and served by CAI students.  The HCCC CAI program – which is ranked among the top ten culinary programs in the U.S. – is one of only two programs in the region accredited by the American Culinary Federation Accrediting Commission.


On Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, the Hudson County Community College Foundation held its 21st Annual Holiday Extravaganza. The annual Distinguished Community Service Awardwas presented to Barbara and William Netchert (second and third from left). Pictured with the Netcherts from left are Anthony Romano, Hudson County Freeholder; HCCC President Chris Reber, Ph.D.; Richard Mackiewicz, Jr., HCCC Foundation Chair; and Nicholas Chiaravalloti, HCCC Vice President for Planning and Development & Assistant to the President.

One of the evening’s highlights was the presentation of the Hudson County Community College Foundation 2018 Distinguished Community Service Award to Barbara and William Netchert. Mr. Netchert is an attorney with the firm of Netchert, Dineen & Hillman and serves as General Counsel for the Hudson County Improvement Authority. A member of HCCC Board of Trustees since 2003, he has been Chairman of the Board since 2005, and has been instrumental in the College’s incredible growth.  An integral part of the county and the College, Ms. Netchert served as Hudson County Clerk for more than 10 years. She was also Director of Jersey City Housing, Economic Development and Commerce, and Executive Director of the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency.


Proceeds from the Americana-themed fundraiser will benefit deserving students; Barbara and William Netchert received the 2018 Distinguished Community Service Award. January 4, 2019, Jersey City, NJ – The Board of Directors of the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Foundation hosted its Annual Holiday Gala on Wednesday, December 5. The event was held in the College’s Culinary Conference Center at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City.  Proceeds from the event – over $175,000 – will provide scholarships for deserving students.

The Hudson County Community College Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (C) 3 corporation giving tax-exempt status to contributors. Since the Foundation was established in 1997, it has provided over $3 million in scholarships. The HCCC Foundation also established the Foundation Art Collection eleven years ago to coincide with the initiation of the College’s Fine Arts studies program. Presently, the Collection includes over 1,200 paintings, lithographs, photographs, sculptures, and other works by nationally acclaimed artists that are displayed throughout all the buildings on the College’s Journal Square and North Hudson Campuses. The Foundation also hosts a series of lectures that feature prominent artists and art authorities and scholars, and are open to the general public.# # # 
NOTE TO EDITORS: A photo from the event is included with this release. Caption follows:


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Hudson County Community College to Hold an Information Session on the Free-Tuition Program

 
 
HCCC President Chris Reber
To be held in the Jersey City Council Chambers 
Community invited to December 12 morning session, which will provide detailed information on eligibility and enrolling for the free tuition program that begins in January.
 
            
Members of the community who are interested in taking advantage of the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant free-tuition program are encouraged to attend this session.
 
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) President Dr. Chris Reber will be joined by the members of the College’s Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, and Center for Academic and Student Success.
 
           
An information session on the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant. The free-tuition program is open to eligible students for the Spring 2019 semester.

Details on the program are available at www.hccc.edu/freetuition/
 
         
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
          
The Council Chambers of the City of Jersey City, 280 Grove Street, Second Floor; two blocks from the Grove Street PATH Station.
 

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HCCC President Chris Reber: Building Upon the Success of the First 150 Days

HCCC President Chris Reber

 November 26, 2018, Jersey City, NJ – As a rule, the first 150 days set the tone and pace of a presidency and often indicate priorities that will be pursued.  Recently, Dr. Chris Reber marked the 150th day of his term as president of Hudson County Community College (HCCC).  In the five-plus months since taking office, he has been moving forward nonstop with optimism and enthusiasm.
 
Since July, Reber has conducted a “listening tour” that has involved more than 100 meetings with faculty, staff, students and community leaders and yielded an understanding of those constituents’ perspectives, concerns, hopes and ideas.  He has been preparing for collective bargaining negotiations and working with faculty and staff to ensure for the College’s successful reaccreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Continue reading HCCC President Chris Reber: Building Upon the Success of the First 150 Days

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Hudson County Community College Announces Spring 2018 Full-Time Dean’s List

Hudson County Community College Announces Spring 2018 Full-Time Dean's List

JERSEY CITY, N.J. / October 2, 2018 — Hudson County Community College announced that 521 full-time students were eligible for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester.

Full-time degree students who have completed all Academic Foundations and ESL courses and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and no ‘F’ grades in the current semester are eligible for the Dean’s List.

 A listing of the students by hometown follows.

Continue reading Hudson County Community College Announces Spring 2018 Full-Time Dean’s List

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HCCC Poetry Bootcamp Explores Creative Writing Processes

 

Poetry Workshop Hudson County Community College Jersey City
Woman is recording in the book of her creativity.

 The three-session program offers individualized attention plus recommendations for submitting work to literary journals.

Jersey City, NJ – Crafting poetry is not just for writers. People from all walks of life can enhance their communication skills, find their voice, step outside their comfort zones, and explore their surroundings by creating pictures with words.  Continue reading HCCC Poetry Bootcamp Explores Creative Writing Processes

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Hudson County Community College Brings Classes to Students with Off-Site Courses for Fall 2018 Semester

Convenient locations include Harrison, Kearny, Union City, and Bayonne; application fee will be waived with online code.

Hudson County Community College Brings Classes to Students with Off-Site Courses for Fall 2018 Semester

July 11, 2018, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is offering college-level classes for the upcoming Fall semester on weekday evenings in Harrison, Kearny, Union City, and Bayonne. The classes will provide residents with flexibility and ease in taking basic and required courses in a variety of subjects close to home at convenient times.  Classes are scheduled for September 25 through December 19. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Brings Classes to Students with Off-Site Courses for Fall 2018 Semester

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Hudson County Community College Welcomes New President

July 5, 2018, Jersey City, NJ – On Monday, July 2, 2018, Christopher Reber, Ph.D., began serving as president of Hudson County Community College (HCCC).  He succeeds Glen Gabert, Ph.D. who was president at the College for 25 years and retired June 30.

Hudson County Community College Welcomes New President
Christopher Reber, Ph.D. is the new president of Hudson County Community College

Dr. Reber comes to HCCC from Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) near Pittsburgh, PA, where he served as president from July 2014 to June 2018.  Prior to CCBC, Dr. Reber was the Executive Dean of Venango College of Clarion University of Pennsylvania, where he was the chief executive and academic officer. His career also includes 18 years at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, where he served on the senior management team as the Chief Development, University Relations, and Alumni Affairs Officer during a successful $50 million capital campaign; and Chief Student Affairs Officer during a period of major college growth.

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Hudson County Community College Presents Third Annual Get LGBTQIA Conference on April 20

Hudson County Community College Jobs Fair 2018

Free conference to examine issues facing LGBTQIA community

 

April 17, 2018 / Jersey City, NJ – As issues facing the LGBTQIA community evolve, individuals learn to embrace self-expression, foster inclusiveness, and unify communities through understanding and acceptance.

On Friday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will present the Third Annual LGBTQIA Conference. Entitled “Back 2 Basics,” the conference will be held in the HCCC Library Building – 71 Sip Ave in Jersey City, and will address a multitude of topics facing the LGBTQIA community.

Part of the College’s celebration of LBGTQIA Month, “Back 2 Basics” is presented by the Office of Student Activities and the HCCC Georgia Brooks Stonewall Project. The conference is open to students, faculty, and the general public. Tickets are free, but registration is preferred.

Several workshops are designed to engage participants in the LBGTQIA community and encourage others, especially individuals who are part of the historically marginalized voices. The workshops include: Continue reading Hudson County Community College Presents Third Annual Get LGBTQIA Conference on April 20

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HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE- INDIE FEMALE FILMMAKERS March 2 through April 28

The Department of Cultural Affairs in collaboration with director Delaney Buffett has put together an all-star lineup of short films by female filmmakers which will be screened at the Dineen Hull Gallery Atrium. Screenings will take place between March 2 and April 28.Film shorts include First MatchKid Warrior: The Xiuhtezcatl Martinez StoryNew Deep South: KaylaRun Mama Run and The Spring. All of the short films will be shown on each of the screening dates (see below).

The screenings are open to the general public and admission is FREE. Films will be screened at the Dineen Hull Gallery Atrium at 71 Sip Avenue, 6th Floor.
 
Screening Dates & Times:


Friday, March 2
7:30 pm
 
Wednesday, March 14 
12:00 pm (noon)
 
Thursday, March 15
12:00 pm (noon)
 
Thursday, April 12
2:00 pm
 
Tuesday, April 17
10:00 am & 6:30 pm
 
Saturday, April 28
1:30 pm

Read Full Film Descriptions & Director Bios the HCCC Website

Dineen Hull Gallery Atrium
71 Sip Ave., 6th Floor

 
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