September 29, 2016
For immediate release
Contact: Esther Watstein 203-332-5226
Housatonic Community College Offers Range of Student Opportunities and Travel
Last year’s trip to Italy
Students at HCC have many unique opportunities available to them beyond the array of college programs. Many support services including different types of tutoring for specific courses as well as counseling to help students succeed in their courses. Career counselors assist students to choose the right courses and programs to meet their career goals. Career counselors also help students with internships while at HCC as well as career assistance upon graduation.
This year, the opportunity for students to study abroad while attending HCC will include to two Short Term Study Abroad trips. During the HCC spring break, March 10 – March 19, HCC students can learn about Arabic Culture with a trip to Morocco under the guidance of Professor Dris Mellouk of the HCC Foreign Language department. The group will visit Rabat and Marakesh and other cities and sites.
During the summer, from June 20 to 29, HCC Study Abroad will focus on Greece visiting Athens, Delphi, Olympia and other sites in this culture-rich country.
Students earn three college credits on the HCC Short Term trips, or can audit the course. Space is limited to 20 and HCC Alumni can also take advantage of the trips if they are enrolled in, or audit, a course. For more information, contact HCC Professor Jamilet Ortiz, 203-332-5141, email@example.com.