2016, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has announced
the agenda for the Open House that will take place on Saturday, April 30at
the College’s Library Building – 71 Sip Avenue, just across the street from the
Journal Square PATH Transportation Center. The Open House will take place from 10:00
a.m. to 1 p.m.
same day, the College has scheduled a Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
Open House & Market Place from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the HCCC Culinary
Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street – just two blocks from the Journal Square
PATH Transportation Center.
County Community College students can save thousands of dollars on college
tuition by earning an Associate degree at HCCC for a fraction of the cost of
four-year colleges and universities,” said HCCC President Glen Gabert, Ph.D.
Gabert said that at the HCCC General Open House, there will be a number of
activities to help acquaint perspective students with the College, its degree
and certificate programs, as well as services and programs, clubs and cultural
offerings available to HCCC students.
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
• Academic Programs and Student Services Fair,
Library Café area – information on degree and certificate programs, as well
as services and programs, free tutoring, clubs and cultural offerings available
to HCCC students, plus opportunities to meet the award-winning faculty.
Your Own Street Sign, Library Café area
– the College will personalize a street sign for attendees.
• Welcome to Hudson County Community
by Dr. Paula Pando, Vice President for HCCC North Hudson Campus
and Student Affairs.
• Admissions and Placement Testing
Presentation, Library First Floor – information on the application and
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• HCCC Journal Square Campus Guided Tours
depart from the Library Lobby every 15 minutes.
• FREE Online Applications, Library Rooms 414
and 417 – the College will waive the $25 application fee and provide expert
assistance in submitting applications that day.
• Visit the Benjamin J. Dineen, III and
Dennis C. Hull Gallery
, Library 6th Floor - final days of the exhibit, “Looking
Back/Looking Forward: NYC’s Gay Pride Parades 1979-1995 - Photographs by
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
HCCC Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management
Open House and Market Place -
HCCC Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street, - two blocks
from the Journal Square PATH Station.
Tasting Tours of the HCCC Culinary Arts
Garde Manger (Cold Foods Kitchen) / Ice Carving - Room E408/414, 12:15 and 1:45
Foods Kitchen - Room 306/308, 12:30 and 2:00 p.m.
Bakeshop / Pastry Kitchen - Room 310/311, 12:45 and 2:15
Wines and More - Room 316, 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.
• Panel Discussion: “What Is Your Degree
- Scott Ring Room, Second Floor, 1:10 p.m. Moderated by HCCC
Professor Phil Cafasso with expert HCCC alumni – Joseph Cuccia, Chef/Owner of
Summer 17 in Lodi; David Prusin, Chef /Owner of David Todd’s City Tavern in
Morristown, Lara Lagman, Assistant Operations Manager of the Hyatt Regency New
York; Ray Pendas, Executive Chef of Montamy Country Club in Alpine; Patrick
Sewell, Senior Guest Relations Manager for the Carlyle Hotel in New York; and
Cynthia Soto, Chef/Owner of Empanada Lady Food Truck and Escala Latin Bistro in
More information may be
obtained by emailing
. Those who wish to
attend the April 30 Open House are encouraged to RSVP at http://www.hccc.edu/openhouse