Out of the Box - 2020

Hudson County Community College's Podcast Series

Hosted by Dr. Chris Reber, HCCC President -- Tune in to our monthly podcast for timely discussions about education, the community, programs, events, issues, and solutions that affect the people of Hudson County. Each podcast will feature guest speakers, including HCCC students!

HCCC Theatre Arts Program

HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and his guests – Assistant Professor Joseph Gallo, and student/playwright Rossella Lopez – put the spotlight on the College’s exciting Theatre Arts program in this episode of "Out of the Box."


In this episode, Dr. Reber is joined by Yeurys Pujols, Executive Director, North Hudson Campus and Lilisa Williams, Director, Faculty and Staff Development to talk about the President's Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - PACDEI.

Return to Campus

HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber discusses the College's Return to Campus with Lisa Dougherty, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment, and Lori Margolin, Dean of Continuing Education & Workforce Development.

The HCCC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Programs

Dr. Reber and his guests – HCCC chef/instructor Kevin O’Malley, and HCCC graduate chef/Instructor/TV cooking show host Rene Hewitt – discuss the College’s award-winning Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs and students’ success stories while showing how to prepare a delicious hors d’oeuvre.

Aquaponics Greenhouse Project

Discover how HCCC’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter and STEM Club joined forces to build a “greenhouse” that produces food for the Hudson Helps pantry! Dr. Reber’s guests – President of the HCCC Phi Theta Kappa chapter Christine Tirado, STEM Club President Anass Ennasraaoui, and STEM Club member David Martinez – detail the project and future plans.