Student Success Stories
Alumni Who Have Gone the Distance
Many remarkable people with remarkable careers started their journey here at Housatonic Community College. Meet some of our alumni who have gone the distance and attained great success!
HCC alum and current student at Academy of Art University (AAU) Craig Leachman ‘15, took home six awards from this year’s Connecticut Art Directors Club (CADC) Awards Show.
Leachman’s portrait of local Bridgeport rapper and youth leader, ABC Man, won CADC’s prestigious Silver Award. Read the full article here.
Tiffany graduated in 2011 with an Associate of Science Degree and continued her education at Quinnipiac University earning a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is now a registered critical care nurse at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven pursuing a doctorate degree.
Employed at Balding Precision
Through HCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology program, Jermaine found a passion for creating and a huge purpose in being a part of innovation. Jermaine graduated HCC receiving top grades in his class. Through the programs internship component, Jermaine completed an intership at Balding Precision where he was offered a full-time position upon graduation.
State of Connecticut
Kevin is a true HCC success story. At age 23, he made the life-altering decision to give academia a second chance and enrolled at HCC. In 1986, Kevin earned his Associate’s in Science Degree. He progressed to SCSU for his Bachelor’s, and then to Western New England College School of Law for his Juris Dector in Law. Today Kevin is a State Superior Judge for the State of Connecticut.