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Hudson County Community College to Present 2010 Heritage Award to Nadia Makar, Beloved Teacher and Mentor

 1043-052710-hccc3JERSEY 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.

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Hudson County Community College to Hold Information Session for College Grads Interested in Becoming Teachers

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

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Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. to Deliver Keynote Speech at Hudson County Community College 2010 Graduation Exercises

jackson_jesse300The 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

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“SUNRISE SESSIONS” Hudson County Community College to Offer Early Morning Classes Beginning January 2010

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

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HCCC President Glen Gabert Elected Chair of New Jersey’s Community College Presidents

gabert_headshotWill 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

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‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro Kicks Off 2009-2010 Lecture Series at HCCC

“FOOD FOR THOUGHT “

 buddy-valastro-at-hccc-group-shot “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

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Hudson County Community College Takes the Cake with the Cake Boss, Hudson County’s Own Buddy Valastro

cake-boss-buddy-valastro-175The Star of The Learning Channel’s Docu-Series Kicks Off the College’s  2009-2010 Lecture Series on Thursday, November 19th

 

  Confectioner extraordinaire Buddy Valastro, the accomplished fourth-generation baker and the owner of Carlo’s City Hall Bake Shop in Hoboken, will be the first speaker in this season’s free Lecture Series at Hudson County Community College. Mr. Valastro will appear on Thursday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the College’s Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street – two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Station in Jersey City. There is no charge for admission. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Takes the Cake with the Cake Boss, Hudson County’s Own Buddy Valastro

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Hudson County Community College and WomenRising to Host Domestic Violence Awareness Month

vigil_2 The Office of Student Activities at Hudson County Community College and WomenRising, Inc. have collaborated to host a candlelight vigil in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the College’s Student Lounge, 25 Journal Square (adjacent to the Journal Square Transportation Center) in Jersey City. It is free and open to the public.

“Given the numerous incidents of domestic violence – among both celebrities and private citizens – that have been reported in 2009, and the increased risk of abuse occurring due to current economic conditions, this event could not be more timely,” said Ophelia Morgan, Director of Student Activities at HCCC. “It is our hope that as many who are able will come out to educate themselves.”

During the vigil, there will be information booths, an open forum and candle lighting ceremony.  Actress Lisa Regina will perform a monologue titled “A Write to Heal.”

For more information about this event, please contact the Office of Student Activities at (201) 360-4199, or Margaret Abrams at WomenRising, (201) 333-5700, ext. 544.
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Hudson County Community College Honors Students’ Achievements and Excellence at Annual Awards Ceremony

Students Were Recognized for Academic Accomplishments, Leadership and Community Service at Festivities on Monday Evening

Hudson County Community College President Dr. Glen Gabert said that students were recognized with scholarships and awards at the College’s 2009 Student Achievement & Excellence Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, May 4. The festivities were held in the Banquet Room of the HCCC Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Honors Students’ Achievements and Excellence at Annual Awards Ceremony

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Hudson County Community College to Hold Graduation May 20th

hill-harperCSI: NY Actor and Author Hill Harper to Deliver Keynote Address

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Hudson County Community College President Dr. Glen Gabert announced that the College will hold its 31st annual Commencement Ceremonies on Wednesday, May 20 in Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ. The College expects to confer Associate degrees to more than 700 students from the Journal Square and North Hudson Center campuses that evening. Continue reading Hudson County Community College to Hold Graduation May 20th

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