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Hudson County Community College to Celebrate Graduating Students Who Began in ESL Classes

    Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will hold an “ESL to Graduation” Celebration, an event to honor graduates who began their HCCC academic journeys in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program.

     The ceremony will include remarks by HCCC President, Dr. Christopher Reber; Interim Director, English as a Second Language and Academic Foundations English, Jed Palmer; Associate Professor, ESL, Linda Miller; and several HCCC alumni and graduating students.

   Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.

:   Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City.

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About Hudson County Community College

Hudson County Community College serves more than 18,000 credit and non-credit students annually. The College offers nearly 80 degree and certificate programs, including award-winning English as a Second Language, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Fine and Performing Arts. The HCCC Culinary/Hospitality Management program was ranked number six in the U.S. by Best Choice Schools. Over 94% of HCCC Nursing program graduates passed the NCLEX the first time out, placing the program’s graduates in the top tier of two- and four-year nursing programs nationwide. In 2017, the Equality of Opportunity Project ranked HCCC in the top 5% of 2,200 U.S. higher education institutions for social and economic mobility.

HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education.

The College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has been recognized with the 2021 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Region Equity Award; and the “INSIGHT Into Diversity” 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award honoring HCCC as one of nine community colleges nationally to be named “Top Colleges for Diversity.” HCCC is a finalist this year for the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) “Advancing Diversity Award of Excellence.”

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