October 19, 2010, Jersey City, NJ – The United States Department of Education has awarded a $2.97 million grant to Hudson County Community College (HCCC). The College was selected for the award from the Title V – Hispanic-Serving Institutions competitive grants program titled “Building a 21st Century Community College.”
Hudson County Community College President Dr. Glen Gabert said the funding – which will be provided over a five-year period – will be dedicated to two major initiatives: (1) Expanding access and increasing student success and persistence through the establishment of a Center for Distance Education; and (2) strengthening the capacity of the College’s mathematics and technology programs. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Awarded$2.97 Million from U.S. Department of Education
Elected officials joined the College’s administrators in unveiling plans for the $28,165,000, 7-story, ‘complete campus under one roof’
- Pictured from left: Richard Turner, mayor, Township of Weehawken; Eliu Rivera, Chairman Pro Tempore, Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders; HCCC President Dr. Glen Gabert; Dr. Paula P. Pando, HCCC Vice President of the North Hudson Center and Student Affairs; U.S. Rep. Albio Sires; Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise; Hudson County Clerk Barbara Netchert; William J. Netchert, Esq., Chair, HCCC Board of Trustees; U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez; Dr. Timothy Brennan, Jr., Hudson County Executive Superintendent of Schools and HCCC Trustee; Dawn Zimmer, mayor, City of Hoboken; Hudson County Freeholder Jeffrey Dublin; and Christopher F. Irizarry, Commissioner of Department of Recreation, Parks and Public Property, City of Union City.
The College’s Vice President of the North Hudson Center and Student Affairs Dr. Paula P. Pando said that at seven stories and 92,250 square feet, the new North Hudson Center is the largest construction effort ever undertaken by the College. The College charged the architectural firm Rivardo Schnitzer Capazzi to design a building that is people-centered, environmentally conscious, technologically up-to-date, and capable of handling the College’s present and projected enrollment growth and its expansion of program offerings. (Hudson County Community College realized a 22% increase in enrollments in 2009-2010, the largest increase of any county college in New Jersey.) Construction on the steel-frame structure began in spring of 2009, and the anticipated opening date is spring 2011.”North Hudson Center will be a complete campus under one roof, and because we are the community’s College, it will also have spaces for a variety of College and community events,” Dr. Gabert stated. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Provides Glimpse of New North Hudson Higher Education Center
Line-up includes higher education leader Dr. Terry O’Banion,
actor/activist Edward James Olmos
renowned author/intellect Cornel West
and TV journalist/producer Juju Chang
Photos: source Bing.com
JERSEY CITY, N.J. / September 1, 2010 – Although they are from very different walks of life, each of the four speakers slated to appear in the Hudson County Community College 2010-2011 Lecture Series has worked to improve life and has acted as inspiration for thousands.
The series begins on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 with the appearance of Dr. Terry O’Banion, Director of the Community College Leadership Program at Walden University.
Continue reading Hudson County Community College Announces Speakers for 2010-2011 Lecture Series
Hudson County Community College
On Wednesday, May 12, Hudson County Community College’s Fine Art Department and the Office of Student Activities held an unveiling ceremony of a 4′ x 18′ mural painted specifically for the Student Lounge at 25 Journal Square.
In addition to the mural reception, the Fine Art Department had the students’ works on view in the Student Art Gallery on the fourth floor at 25 Journal Square.
Pictured are Laurie Riccadonna (third from left), Coordinator of the Fine Art program, and College students who participated in the production of the mural during the spring semester.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Union City science teacher Nadia Makar (center) received the Hudson County Community College 2010 Heritage Award during the College’s 32nd Annual Commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 27 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Hudson County Community College President Dr. Glen Gabert (left) and HCCC Trustee Katia Stack (right) presented the award to Ms. Makar.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Hudson County Community College will hold a special information session to acquaint college graduates with a program that will enable them to become licensed teachers. The session will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25 at the College’s Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH transportation center. Please pre-register by calling HCCC’s Non-Credit Office at (201) 360-4246. Continue reading Hudson County Community College to Hold Information Session for College Grads Interested in Becoming Teachers
The Famed Civil Rights Leader Will Address Class of 2010 on Thursday, May 27
JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Founder and President of Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, and one of the most revered leaders in America’s civil rights movement, has been engaged to speak at the graduation of Hudson County Community College’s Class of 2010. The College’s Commencement exercises are scheduled to take place on the evening of Thursday, May 27, 2010 in the Prudential Hall at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ. Continue reading Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. to Deliver Keynote Speech at Hudson County Community College 2010 Graduation Exercises
Classes Conveniently Located at 25 Journal Square, Steps Away from the PATH Station; Registration Now in Progress
To better accommodate the needs of students who work and may be unable to attend classes at other times of the day, Hudson County Community College will begin offering “Sunrise Sessions” in January 2010. Continue reading “SUNRISE SESSIONS” Hudson County Community College to Offer Early Morning Classes Beginning January 2010
Will Convene and Preside Over All Meetings of Leadership from State’s 19 County Colleges
December 18, 2009, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College President Dr. Glen Gabert was recently elected to serve as chairman of the presidents from each of New Jersey’s 19 county colleges. Dr. Gabert will serve in this capacity through November 2010, convening and presiding over the presidents’ meetings. Continue reading HCCC President Glen Gabert Elected Chair of New Jersey’s Community College Presidents
“FOOD FOR THOUGHT “
“Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro (third from left) was guest lecturer at HCCC’s Lecture Series opening night on Nov. 19. Pictured with Valastro from left are Frank Mercado, Assistant Vice President for Administration; Dr. Eric Friedman, Dean for Community Education; Joseph Sansone, Vice President for Development; Ophelia Morgan, Director of Student Activities; and Paula P. Adelhoch, Vice President for Student Affairs.
Our River View Observer Interview with Buddy Valastro
Valastro First Speaker at HCCC Lecture Series