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.
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
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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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
CSI: 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