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 American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Logo

The America Manufacturing Hall of Fame held their first annual Induction Ceremony of Thursday, October 7, 2014 in Trumbull.

 

 American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Logo

The America Manufacturing Hall of Fame held their second annual Induction Ceremony of Thursday, October 8, 2015 in Trumbull.

 American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Logo

The America Manufacturing Hall of Fame held their third annual Induction Ceremony of Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Trumbull. 

 American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Logo

American Manufacturing Hall of Fame 4th Annual Induction Ceremony

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Trumbull Marriott, Grand Ballroom
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT
Dinner & Induction


Check out the videos from the ceremony!

AMHoF 2017 - Show Opener Video
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AMHoF 2017 - Inductee - Bigelow Tea
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AMHoF 2017 - Inductee - MacDermid
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AMHoF 2017 - Inductee - Stanley Black & Decker
Password: AMHoF2017

AMHoF 2017 - Inductee - Ulbrich
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AMHoF 2017 - Inductee - Better Packages
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HCC Advanced Manufacturing Program Alumni Speaker
Jenny Tovar- Peralta

Leadership Award Recipient
Jack Crane

2017 American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Inductees
Better Packages, Inc.
MacDermid Performance Solutions
R.C. Bigelow, Inc.
Stanley Black & Decker
Ulbrich

 American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Logo

American Manufacturing Hall of Fame 5th Annual Induction Ceremony

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Trumbull Marriott, Grand Ballroom
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT
Dinner & Induction


Videos from the Ceremony


2018 Inductees

  • Cheney Brothers
  • Farrel Corporation
  • Handy & Harman
  • Timex Group USA

We are grateful for the generosity of our sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

BlumShapiro UIL Holdings Corporation Logo

Platinum Sponsors

The Bannow Larson Foundation

Gold Sponsors

The Barden Foundation Bridgeport Fittings Hubbell
  Carmody  

Silver Sponsors

Avangrid Dworken Hillman Moore Tool
Resource Development Associates Ulbrich Stainless Steel TDBank
  Southern  


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 American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Logo

American Manufacturing Hall of Fame 6th Annual Induction Ceremony

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Trumbull Marriott, Grand Ballroom
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT
Dinner & Induction


Videos from the Ceremony


2019 Inductees

  • Ashcroft
  • Medtronic
  • MPI
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Sonics & Materials

We are grateful for the generosity of our sponsors

We are grateful for the generosity of our sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

BlumShapiro Wells Fargo

Platinum Sponsors

Hubbell

Gold Sponsors

The Barden Foundation Bridgeport Fittings Carmody Torrance Sandak and Hennessey LLP
  Workplace  

Silver Sponsors

Ashcroft ASSA ABLOY Dworken, Hillman,LaMorte and Sterczala,  P.C.
Moore Tools Newtown Savings Bank People's United Bank
Resource Development Associates TD Bank, N.A. UI SCG
Ulbrich Stainless Steels and Special Metals, Inc. Webster Bank


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HCCF Press coverage

2020


Scinto donates $5K to HCC Foundation – Giving Day

Greenwich Time
Stamford Advocate
Darien Times
New Canaan Advertiser
Norwalk Hour
Ridgefield Press
CT Post
Westport News
Fairfield Citizen
Shelton Herald
Milford Mirror
News-Times
New Haven Register
HamletHub
Patch
Housatonic Community College
Housatonic Community College

HMA Exhibit: The Hypogean Tip by Rachel Owens

Sunday Section – all Hearst papers:
ctinsider.com
CT Post
New Haven Register
Westport News
Fairfield Citizen
thehour.com
New Canaan Advertiser
Darien Times
Shelton Herald
Milford Mirror
Patch

Housatonic Community College
Housatonic Community College
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HamletHub
HamletHub
Plus Calendar Postings

Performance by Laura Ortman

Article also appeared in Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate, Darien Times, New Canaan Advertiser, The Hour, Westport News, News-Times, Fairfield Citizen, Milford Mirror, Shelton Times, New Haven Register.
CT Post
Patch
Plus Calendar Postings

Performance on the History of Bridgeport Housing

CT Post
Article also appeared in Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate, Darien Times, New Canaan Advertiser, The Hour, Westport News, News-Times, Fairfield Citizen, Milford Mirror, Shelton Times, New Haven Register.
Housatonic Community College
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Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation Provides Grant

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Housatonic Community College

Housatonic Community College invites public to artwork installation event

CT Post Patch

Advanced Manufacturing Boot Camp For Women

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Housatonic Community College
Housatonic Community College
connecticutmag.com
Plus Calendar Postings
Also: ateimpacts.net

Giving Day Takeover at HCC

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Housatonic Community College

Housatonic Community College makes 3D-printed face shields for health care workers

NBC Connecticut
News 12
HamletHub
Bristol Press
ct.edu
HamletHub
HamletHub
HamletHub
HamletHub
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Housatonic Community College Foundation Provides Rapid Response Emergency Funds to Students Affected by Pandemic

News 12
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HamletHub
HamletHub
HamletHub
ct.edu
HamletHub

Housatonic Community College Innovates Virtual Entrepreneurship Competition During COVID-19 Pandemic

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2019


Advanced Manufacturing Bootcamp

BridgeportPlus.com
Bridgeport’s HamletHub
ConnecticutPlus.com
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In A Dark Wood Wandering

Bridgeport’s HamletHub
Bridgeport’s HamletHub
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AAA - Northeast
New Haven Register
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AllEvens.com
Greenwich Magazine
Stamford Downtown
CT Post

VentureLab

Bridgeport’s HamletHub
Bridgeport’s HamletHub
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Close to the Line exhibit Opens at HMA

CT Insider
CT Post
News 12
The Bridgeport Press
Bridgeport’s HamletHub
deliciousline.org
WFSB
Patch
Housatonic Community College
HamletHub

STEAMfest

News 12
HamletHub
CT Post
HamletHub
Patch
HamletHub
sustainne.com
News 12
CT Post
EV Club of CT
AllEvents.com
Hartford Courant
Register Citizen
Hartford
Register Citizen

Advanced Manufacturing Hall of Fame

Westfair
ConnecticutPlus.com
NewHavenBix.com
Newstral
StamfordPlus
TheWorkPlaceCT
HamletHub
NorwalkPlus
HamletHub
Patch

Housatonic Promise

CT Post
Also appeared in Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate, The Hour, Westport News, Fairfield Citizen, Shelton Herald, Milford Mirror, etc.:
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Stamford Advocate
Westport News
Fairfield Citize
Shelton Herald
Milford Mirror
The Hour
WTNH
OnlyInBridgeport.com
Patch
seattlepi.com
UniversityBusiness.com
Postings on Patch: Trumbull, Stratford, Monroe, Milford, Weston, Redding, Easton, Shelton, Derby, Fairfield, Bridgeport:
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Announcing Kristy Jelenik

NewHavenPlus.com
ConnecticutPlus.com
HamletHub
BridgeportPlus.com
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Near & Far Aid Grant

HamletHub
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Bank of America Charitable Foundation and Housatonic Community College Foundation Partner to Advance Women in Tech Careers

Article appeared in Fairfield County Business Journal
HamletHub
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ctphilanthropy.org
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Housatonic Community Colleget

Robert Scinto Awards Scholars

HamletHub
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Facebook Post

Double The Impact: New Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center Opens At Derby High School, Offering Credits At Housatonic Community College

WTNH
Connecticut Post
Article also appeared in other regional Hearst papers, e.g., Greenwich Time:
GreenwichTimes.com
Double the Impact
doingitlocal.com
HamletHub
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Pitney Bowes Foundation Awards Grant to HCC

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HamletHub
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People’s United Community Foundation and Housatonic Community College Partner to Prepare Connecticut High School Students For College

HamletHub
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Housatonic Museum of Art Receives $70,000 Donation From Werth Family Foundation

New Haven Register
ConnecticutPlus.com
CTPhilanthropy.org
NorwalkPlus.com
Housatonic Community College
Patch

2018


Ophthalmic Program

Connecticut Post
The Hour
Westport News
Fairfield Citizen
New Canaan News
Darien News
Greenwich Time

Bank of America Grant

Weston
Trumbull
Stratford
Bridgeport
Fairfield
Fairfield Patch
Westport
Westport Patch

FCCF Get Out the Vote

Westport
Trumbull
Stratford
Fairfield
Bridgeport


Foundation News

July 8, 2019 - Housatonic Community College Foundation Announces New Executive Director

November 17, 2018 - HCC Foundation is featured in a segment of “Our Lives” on News 12

April 6, 2018 - HCC Foundation to Honor Elizabeth Doane with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 31, 2018 - Westport Foundation Gifts $500,000 to Housatonic Community College Foundation

November 21, 2017 - HCC Appoints New Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and Resource Development

May 3, 2016 - Bank of America 2016, $7,500 grant award for Manufacturing Center

October 16, 2015 - Kathy Saint Enters the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame

September 22, 2015 - Blumshapiro Announces Winners Of American Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Leadership Awards

July 20, 2015 - American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

October 22, 2014 - Everett Raymond Kinstler, Henry Lee To Speak at HCC Hall of Fame Gala

July 25, 2014 - HCC Receives $200,000 Grant From National Science Foundation

March 1, 2014 - Housatonic Community College Foundation Announces the Award Recipient and Chairman of the “Distinguished Citizen” Luncheon

November 9, 2012 - Westport Foundation Awards HCC $400,000 Grant for Scholarships

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HCC Foundation Mission Statement

The mission of the Housatonic Community College Foundation is to solicit, secure and manage contributions from the private sector through philanthropic individuals, corporations, and foundations for the benefit of Housatonic Community College. All funds received on behalf of a program at Housatonic Community College will be managed by the HCC Foundation.


HCC Foundation Inc. - Board Of Directors 2019-2020


Officers

President - Bruce Murray
Senior Institutional Trust Officer, SVP, People's United Bank

Treasurer -Bradley A. Hardy
Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Key Bank

Secretary -Enrico R. Costantini
Attorney, Halloran & Sage LLP


Board Members

Liz Ball
President TFI Envision -marketing and design agency

Carmen Colon
Vice President of the Bridgeport Ys

Judith Corprew
EVP, Chief Compliance, Risk and CRA Officer, Patriot Bank

Leah Davenport
VP of Marketing, McGuire Manufacturing a Bead Industries company

Laurie Giles
Attorney, Law Office of Laurie B. Giles

Lindy Lee Gold
Senior Specialist, State of CT Department of Economic and Community Development

Ben Maini CPA
Partner, Reynolds & Rowella, LLP

Matthew McCarthy
Matthew J. McCarthy, CPA

Christopher L. Rallo
Vice President, SR Relationship Manager, TD Bank

Robert A. Scinto
Chief Operating Officer, R.D. Scinto Inc.

Dr. Scott Spector
Founder and Medical Director, Spector Eye Care and New Vision Cataract Center


Ex-Officio

Thomas Coley, Ph.D.
Community College Regional President (Shoreline-West)

Kristy Jelenik
Executive Director, Housatonic Community College Foundation Inc.

Rachel Cain
Faculty Member Representative, Housatonic Community College

Kellie Taylor
Student Representative, Housatonic Community College


Presidents Emeritus

Christopher McCormack
President 2013-2018

Paul Antinozzi
President 2009-2013

Barbara P. Johnson
President 2003-2009

Allan J. Rosen
President 2000-2003

Elaine C. Esposito
President 1999-2000

HCC Foundation Scholarships

The Housatonic Community College Foundation is committed to the education of all its students. To this end, financial assistance is available for tuition and fees for academic achievement or financial aid as determined by the Scholarship Committee of the Foundation Board of Directors. The HCC Foundation Scholarship Office is located in Beacon Hall, room 281.


HCCF FALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE CLOSED!


Fall scholarships closed on Tuesday, 7/7/2020 NO Exceptions!

It is the student's responsibility to ensure the letter of recommendation is submitted and that the application is complete before the deadline date. This is required in order for your application to be reviewed.
HCCF Scholarship Applications


Qualifications/Guidelines

  • Registered HCC student with HCC ID and student email address required
  • First apply for financial aid for the current/latest academic year (required if applicable)
  • International & Undocumented students eligible to apply
  • Full-time or part-time students eligible to apply
  • Students taking credit, non-credit, certificate courses and Continuing Ed programs may apply
  • 2.3 GPA Minimum required (If you don’t meet the min, make your case in your essay)
  • Transcripts needed for new or 1st semester students ONLY - upload your latest/last high school or college transcripts
  • Latest Tax forms required - upload parents, guardian(s), & yours (instructions in application)
  • Essay required - Answer: "Why do you need/deserve a scholarship?" (150min-600 words max - instructions in application)
  • Letter of Recommendation required - 1 minimum, 2 suggested (one as a backup - instructions in application)
  • It is the student's responsibility to follow-up with recommender to ensure the letter of recommendation is submitted
  • It is the student's responsibility to complete and submit their application before the deadline date.
  • Students should be in good academic and financial standing with the college.
  • All instructions are written in detail throughout the application. (Please read everything.)
  • All deadline dates are final - No exceptions
  • There are four scholarship opportunities per year. Apply before each semester/find out if you are awarded before the first day of class.
  • Awards are for HCC Classes - Scholarships are non-transferable to other semesters, people, or colleges (if not used, scholarship is invalid)
  • HCCF scholarships do not cover online supplemental items such as online key codes, lab fees, tools, supplies or materials etc.
  • Committee members may contact the recommenders if they have any questions/ checking for validity
  • Students will be contacted via their HCC college email if they are awarded a scholarship
  • These are need based scholarships – The committee reviews submitted applications - All decisions are final.
  • Students who can receive 100% funding for classes through FAFSA, Pell Grant, or other HCC Grants, Do Not qualify for scholarships.
  • Students with 70 credits or more, or a degree are ineligible for scholarships (Associates, Bachelors, or Masters).

It is the student's responsibility to ensure the letter of recommendation is submitted and that the application is complete before the deadline date. This is required in order for your application to be reviewed.


HCC Foundation, Inc. Scholarships

  • Allison Foundation Scholarship Fund
  • Burroughs Fund Scholarship
  • Connecticut Women’s Forum Scholarship Fund
  • Daphne Seybolt Culpepper Memorial Foundation
  • Dr. Janis M. Hadley Scholarship Fund
  • The Ernest & Joan Trefz Foundation Scholarship
  • Elizabeth M. Pfriem Scholarship
  • Eunice & David Bigelow Foundation Scholarship
  • Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation Scholarship
  • The Gene Haas Scholarship
  • Gertrude Flicker Gould Educational Scholarship
  • HCC’s Family Economic Security Program (FESP)
  • Karen D. Torres Memorial Scholarship
  • Kim Thibodeau Chiaraluce Scholarship
  • Klein Family Foundation Fund
  • Manufacturing Association of Southern Connecticut Inc. (MASC) Scholarship Fund
  • Marguerite Sullivan Dunigan Scholarship Fund
  • President Edward J. Liston Scholarship
  • Richard E. Parent Memorial Scholarship
  • The Bryant Family Scholarship
  • The Eileen A. and Margaret J. Delaney Memorial Foundation
  • The Mellen Foundation Scholarship
  • The Mercy Learning Center “Mothers Advantage” Scholarship
  • Near and Far Aid Scholarship
  • William H.Pitt III Foundation Scholarship

*Apply for the Manufacturing scholarships in the Advance Manufacturing Program office. Contact Felisha Guirand at 203-332-5975, C107 in Lafayette Hall.


For More Info

Carla Mackintosh
Scholarship and Operations Manager
Beacon Hall, Room B281
Email:
Phone: 203.332.5038

 

All gifts to the HCC Foundation Inc. are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the Internal Revenue Service.

All donations will go to the General Fund to support Housatonic Community College programs and fund scholarships unless otherwise specified.

CREDIT CARD GIFT

To make a donation with your credit card, please click the button below. An electronic credit card receipt will be generated and a formal acknowledgement letter will be mailed. (Please use the electronic receipt and acknowledgement letter for your taxes and matching gift programs)

PERSONAL CHECK

Please make checks payable to the HCC Foundation Inc. and mail them to:

HCC Foundation Inc.
900 Lafayette Boulevard,
Beacon Hall Rm. 286
Bridgeport, CT 06604

CORPORATE MATCHING GIFT

Many U.S. companies match charitable donations made by their employees, directors or retirees, often the impact of a single gift to Housatonic Community College. If your company offers a matching gift program, please obtain a matching gift form from your employer and include this form when making a gift to the HCC Foundation Inc.

Check Donation: Mail your company’s matching gift form along with all your details to the address noted above.

STOCKS, SECURITIES & PLANNED GIVING

If you donate appreciated marketable securities, you may be eligible for beneficial tax deductions and your gift will not be subject to capital gains tax. The HCC Foundation Inc. accepts direct transfers of securities. For more information on stock or security transfers, please contact Kristy Jelenik at or 203-332-5078.

More Planned Giving Information


WORKPLACE GIVING

Workplace giving is an easy, safe and cost-efficient way to make tax-deductible donations to Housatonic Community College Foundation. Donations through payroll are a form of steady unrestricted income which help the Foundation fulfill its mission for years to come.

If interested in workplace giving please fill out the form below or contact Leila Coko at or (203) 332-5114.

Download Payroll Deduction Form Here.


OTHER WAYS TO GIVE

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Housatonic Community College Foundation Inc. whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Click on the button below to access AmazonSmile.

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Contact Us

Leila Coko
Donor Stewardship Associate
Phone: 203-332-5114

HCC

The role of the Office of Institutional Advancement is to advance the College’s mission by building relationships and partnerships that raise philanthropic resources from alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, faculty and staff to support HCC students and programs.  We do this by advancing the public awareness of and appreciation for the college, and building and enhancing lifelong relationships with all the College's constituencies.

The Advancement team works closely with the Housatonic Community College Foundation Board of Directors, led by area business and civic leaders, to help secure gifts and grants to fund programs that benefit students attending the College for which state support is not available.

The Housatonic Community College Foundation


HCCF LogoThe Housatonic Community College Foundation was founded in 1990 by a group of Greater Bridgeport residents and business and arts leaders. The Foundation provides financial assistance to the College and its students beyond the fundamentals provided by the State of Connecticut and assists the College in becoming a unique educational resource for its students and the community. The Foundation also serves as a vehicle generating funding for Housatonic student scholarships, student emergency assistance, child care assistance for parents enrolled at Housatonic, program enhancements and support of the Housatonic Museum of Art. 

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The Housatonic Community College Foundation

The Housatonic Community College Foundation was founded in 1990 by a group of Greater Bridgeport residents and business and arts leaders. The Foundation provides financial assistance to the College and its students beyond the fundamentals provided by the State of Connecticut and assists the College in becoming a unique educational resource for its students and the community. The Foundation also serves as a vehicle generating funding for Housatonic student scholarships, student emergency assistance, child care assistance for parents enrolled at Housatonic, program enhancements and support of the Housatonic Museum of Art.

Who We Serve

The Students Housatonic Community College (HCC) draws students with diverse cultural, educational and economic backgrounds. Most of the students require some form of financial assistance during their enrollment. Through the Foundation, deserving students receive scholarships and tuition assistance, and help in covering costs associated with tutoring services, financial emergencies, child care for enrolled parents, textbooks and other educational materials.

The College

The Foundation provides supplemental support to the College to meet financial needs not covered by state funding alone. These include professional development, technology and skills training, equipment and facility acquisitions, and enhancements to academic programs. This support is critical for HCC to remain a current and vital resource to its students and the Greater Bridgeport community.

The Foundation also supports programs to address the serious problems faced by high school students who enter Housatonic Community College with academic deficiencies that severely limit and often prevent their academic achievement. These programs currently include Bridges and Middle College. Both work directly with high school students, counselors and instructors to help students become college-ready and better able to achieve success.This support is critical for HCC to remain a current and vital resource to its students and the Greater Bridgeport community.

The Housatonic Museum of Art

The Museum maintains an extensive art collection that offers students, faculty and art enthusiasts from the region the opportunity to view original works on display throughout the year, throughout the College. The Museum engages in educational outreach activities including a Student Docent Program for middle school and high school students, special exhibitions and lectures open to the public, and conservation efforts. The Foundation provides direct financial assistance to the Museum and collaborates with Museum staff on a wide range of fundraising programs and activities