Town Hall

June 2022 Town Hall

June 21, 2022 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide important updates on recent developments at the College.

Town Hall Videos

Hudson County Community College faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend each month's Town Hall meeting, hosted by Dr. Chris Reber, HCCC President.

June 2022 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide important updates on recent developments at the College.

May 2022 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide important updates on recent developments at the College.

April 2022 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide important updates on recent developments at the College.

March 2022 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide updates on developments at the College.

February 2022 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide updates on College developments.

January 2022 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

  • In this first Town Hall for 2022, HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and College leaders provide updates.

November 2021 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

  • In this final Town Hall for 2021, HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide updates on College developments.

October 2021 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide updates on developments at the College.

September 2021 Town Hall
Location: WebEx

  • During this Town Hall, HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provides updates – most notably, the College’s recent INSIGHT Into Diversity 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award – as well as face mask and vaccination requirements, and a preview of Fall 2021 Convocation.

August 2021 Town Hall
Location: WebEx

  • As the College returns to fully on-ground operations, HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber provides important updates.

July 2021 Town Hall
Location: WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber provides important updates on recent developments and upcoming events.

June 2021 Town Hall
Location: WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and College departments describe ongoing developments, particularly the 2020-2021 President's Annual Report and updates on campus policies.

May 2021 Town Hall
Location: WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and members of the College describe plans for, among other things, the College’s Virtual Commencement and Grad Walks; a full return to campus in August 2021; the launch of the new College website; and the continued work of PACDEI.

April 2021 Town Hall
Location: WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber provides updates on upcoming events and recent developments.

March 2021 Town Hall
Location: WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders outline important updates, including plans for Summer and Fall 2021 course offerings.

February 2021 Town Hall
Location: WebEx

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and members of the College announces updates in, among other things, the Center for Online Learning, the Return to Campus Task Force, Summer and Fall 2021 programming, and and Achieving the Dream and the DREAM 2021 conference.

January 2021 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • In this Town Hall, HCCC President Chris Reber welcomes the College community to the Spring 2021 semester and announces important updates.

December 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber discusses the College’s evolving draft plan for addressing Dr. Eric Friedman’s responsibilities as he prepares to become Bergen Community College’s next President, planning for Spring 2021, and other important updates.

November 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and members of the College discuss student success; diversity, equity and inclusion; and Fall 2020 progress and planning for future terms.

October 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • The meeting is devoted to a discussion with Achieving the dream Coaches Dr. Mary Fifield and Dr. Rene Garcia and the College's commitment to student success.

September 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber discusses the progress of the Fall 2020 term and plans for Spring 2021, in addition to updates in enrollment and the continuing work of the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

August 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber announces several faculty and staff achievements, and the Return to Campus Task Force Co-Chairs, Lisa Dougherty and Heather DeVries, provide updates on the College’s physical reopening.

July 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • President Reber gives updates on the Return to Campus Task Force and its work to facilitate a Fall 2020 reopening; an update on the 2021 budget; and the continued programming of the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

June 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • Following the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, and the subsequent civil unrest, President Reber and the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted a special Town Hall Meeting to provide space and a platform of support for the College community.
  • President Reber provides updates on the approved fiscal 2021 operating budget; a return to on-ground operations in Fall 2020; and continued discussion on Black Lives Matter, racism, and intolerance.

May 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber provides updates on Hudson Helps/CARES Act funding to students in need and on the fiscal year 2020-21 operating budget.

April 2020 Town Hall
Location: Teleconference

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber reports recent developments and future plans at the College in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

February 2020 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber reports recent and upcoming awards to College faculty and administrators and ongoing developments at the College.
  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber provides updates to College facilities and exciting milestones.

December 2019 Town Hall
Location: North Hudson Campus

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber introduces Dr. Darryl Jones, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and discusses the results of the Institutional Capacity Assessment Tool (ICAT) and DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Climate Surveys.

October 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber and campus leaders provide updates on the PACDEI and ICAT surveys, campus facilities, and the College’s attendance at the HACU Conference.
  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber discusses the College’s participation in the ACCT Congress in San Francisco, developments in the STEM Division, and progress in the work of the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (PACDEI) and Dream Team.

September 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber acknowledges new members of the College community, and provides updates on the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, as well as increases in recruitment and retention. Community members gave updates on Achieving the Dream, the Phi Theta Kappa Service Project, and Hudson Helps.

August 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus and North Hudson Campus

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber shares several positive updates as the College prepares for the 2019-20 academic year.
  • On Tuesday, Aug. 27, Dr. Mary Fifield, HCCC’s Leadership Coach, and Dr. Rene Garcia, HCCC’s Data Coach, made their inaugural visit to HCCC, meeting with the President’s Executive Council and conducting two Town Hall Sessions to discuss their roles as Achieving the Dream Coaches.

July 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber discusses the results of the IDEA survey conducted Kansas State University.

June 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber thanks everyone for a successful Commencement and announces several upcoming College developments.

May 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • This month, Dr. Reber is joined by HCCC Alums Reyhan Lalaoui, Rene Hewitt, and Dr. Nadia Hedhli who discuss their time at HCCC and how it assisted them in life after.

April 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • Dr. Reber discusses the Middle States Evaluation Team visit, the new Student Center, and building updates.

March 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • Special guest Annie Martinez, Director of Programs of Year Up New York, discusses the partnership with the College.

February 2019 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • Dr. Reber discusses the status of the College as a new ATD member, establishment of a campus Food Pantry, and preparations for the Middle States Evaluation Team visit.

December 2018 Town Hall
Location: Journal Square Campus

  • Special guest Dr. Karen A. Stout, President and CEO of Achieving the Dream, Inc., delivers a presentation about the organization.