Â Â Â Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will hold an â€œESL to Graduationâ€ Celebration, an event to honor graduates who began their HCCC academic journeys in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program.
Â Â Â Â 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.
Â Â Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.
:Â Â 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 programâ€™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 Collegeâ€™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 â€œINSIGHT Into Diversityâ€ 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award honoring HCCC as one of nine community colleges nationally to be named â€œTop Colleges for Diversity.â€ HCCC is a finalist this year for the American Association of Community Collegesâ€™ (AACC) â€œAdvancing Diversity Award of Excellence.â€