Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise will join HCCC and area school administrators at September 5 opening reception.
September 4, 2019, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) President Dr. Chris Reber invites area school administrators and prospective students to join him and Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise at the Opening Reception of the College’s new Secaucus Center. The event will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Center, which is located on the Hudson County Schools of Technology Frank A. Gargiulo Campus, at One High Tech Way in Secaucus.
At the event, attendees will learn about the College’s Secaucus Center offerings, which include required courses in all HCCC majors. Further, two full-degree programs – Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts (General) and Associate in Science in Business Administration – will be offered in their entirely at the Secaucus Center. Classes are offered in weekday evening sessions, during which an HCCC Student Success Coach is available to assist with degree planning, financial aid and scholarship applications, and transfer/career planning.
The HCCC Secaucus Center will serve all of Hudson County, and is especially convenient for those who live or work in Secaucus, Kearny, Harrison, and East Newark. The new state-of-the-art facility offers ample free parking. It is also located just one mile from the Frank Lautenberg Rail Station on County Road.
Hudson County Community College serves more than 17,000 credit and noncredit students annually. Thanks to the College’s comprehensive financial aid programs and services, approximately 83% of HCCC students receive financial assistance. HCCC 2019-2020 students are encouraged to apply for the free-tuition New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) program, which covers tuition and academic fees for eligible students. For more information, current and prospective students may email firstname.lastname@example.org, call (201) 360-4222, or visit the College website at www.hccc.edu/ccog.
Hudson County Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs, including award-winning English as a Second Language, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, Nursing and Allied Health, and Fine and Performing Arts. The HCCC Culinary Arts/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 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 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 for further undergraduate and graduate education.