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Hudson: Signs Agreement for ‘HCCC-FDU Scholarship Program’

Hudson County Community College_Dual Agreement With FDU

Seated from left: Pamela Littles, HCCC Associate Dean of School and College Relations; Glen Gabert, Ph.D., HCCC President; Christopher Capuano, Ph.D., FDU President; Peter J. Woolley, Ph.D., FDU Senior Vice Provost for Government and Community Affairs. Standing from left: Eric Friedman, Ph.D., HCCC Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Anthony Mastropietro, FDU Community Partnership Director.

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) signed an Agreement of Understanding for a dual admission program that allows HCCC students to complete upper division courses required for FDU undergraduate and selected combined bachelor’s/master’s programs once they have completed their associate’s degrees at HCCC at 40% savings on the FDU tuition rate.

HCCC Featured in Edition of New Jersey Business

HCCC was featured in an edition of New Jersey Business this fall, in which Catherine Sirangelo-Elbadawy, Associate Dean, Nursing & Health Sciences, is quoted in the article, “Nursing Schools Roll out New Programs.”

Dr. Elena Gorokhova’s Second Memoir, Russian Tattoo, finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

This biennial award, presented by the Stanford University Libraries, are intended to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality, and stylistic innovation. The Saroyan Prize recognizes newly published works of both fiction and non-fiction.


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Office of Student Financial Assistance’s Series of Workshops “Real Money 101”
HCCC President Dr. Gabert Recognized at HACU Conference
2016 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Leadership Congress in New Orleans
HCCC’s Award Presented at the ACCT Conference


Office of Student Financial Assistance’s Series of Workshops “Real Money 101”

Dorothy Gilliard of the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) recently presented the following workshops:

  • Credit and Debt Management
  • Budgeting and Money Management
  • Student Loans

HCCC President Dr. Gabert Recognized at 2016 HACU Conference

Our President, Dr. Gabert, was recognized at the 2016 HACU Conference.  HACU’s Annual Conference provides a unique forum for the sharing of information and ideas for the best and most promising practices in the education of Hispanics.

The conference goals are to:

  • showcase successful, effective, and exemplary programs and
    initiatives of HACU member institutions
  • promote and expand partnerships and strategic alliances for
    collaboration between HACU member institutions and public-
    and private-sector organizations
  • foster and identify graduate education opportunities for
    Hispanic students and graduates
  • deliberate policy issues affecting the education opportunities
    of Hispanics, including HACU’s legislative agenda
  • promote greater Hispanic participation in scholarships,
    fellowships, internships and other such programs funded
    by private and government organizations
  • discuss emerging trends in higher education affecting
    Hispanics and HSIs, e.g., distance learning, student-centered
    learning, outcomes assessment, and cross-national accreditation

2016 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Leadership Congress in New Orleans

As the 2016 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Leadership Congress in New Orleans drew to a close, incoming ACCT Chair Bakari G. Lee, Esq. said the association will “promote service to our country through the improvement of the nation’s community colleges.” Vice Chair of the Hudson County Community College Board of Trustees, Lee said that his platform as ACCT chair would involve a focus on at-risk men of color, including African-American and Latino males, and working student mothers.

HCCC’s Award Presented at the ACCT Conference

Members of the Hudson County Community College Board of Trustees received the 2016 ACCT Northeast Regional Equity Award at the ACCT Leadership Conference in New Orleans.

In recognition of the tremendous contribution made by trustees, equity programs, chief executives, faculty and professional board staff members to community colleges, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) annually recognizes exemplary members in each of ACCT’s five regions.

Up to 25 ACCT Regional Awards are announced each year immediately prior to the Annual ACCT Leadership Congress. Regional Awardees are presented with their awards during the ACCT Leadership Congress, and then one awardee from each of the five categories is recognized with ACCT’s Annual Association Awards during the Annual ACCT Awards Gala. Click here for information on Association and Regional Awards.

Additionally, ACCT honors individuals who strive to promote community colleges in the public sector with a National Education Service Award and a Government Relations Award. These awards are given out during the Community College National Legislative Summit.