Houston Community College

Libraries Host Online Program About Native American Heritage

In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month in November, Fort Bend County Libraries will host an online program on “Native Americans in Texas” on Tuesday, November 9, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. This presentation will be live-streamed via Webex, so viewers may enjoy it from home. Dr. Nicholas Cox, a professor of U.S. and Texas History at Houston Community College, will provide a geographic and chronological overview of Native American life in Texas, from prehistoric […]

Library’S Hispanic Heritage Month Online Event Recognizes Notable Hispanic Political Leaders Of Texas

Dr. Natalie Garza

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15, Fort Bend County Libraries will host an online presentation of “Famous Hispanic Political Leaders of Texas” on Tuesday, October 12, beginning at 3:00 pm. The program will be live-streamed via Webex, so that it can be viewed from home. Dr. Natalie Garza, a professor of U.S. History and Mexican American Studies at Houston Community College, will talk about Tejano political participation and influence following Texas Independence in […]

Houston Community College Hosts Virtual Registration, Admissions Fair

Houston Community College (HCC) and Workforce Solutions will host a virtual registration and admissions fair from 10 – 11:30 a.m., Friday, September 10, 2021. Prospective students for the fall 2021 semester will have an opportunity to visit with academic counselors, obtain financial aid information and learn about HCC workforce programs. If the pandemic has you looking for a new or better job, updated skills can expand your prospects. Houston Community College offers a wide range of in-high-demand Workforce […]

Wine Your Way Back To Katy’s Most Beloved Event Sip N Stroll Benefiting The Ballard House

Saturday, November 6th, 2021 Katy’s premier culinary and wine experience, Sip N Stroll, rolls out the red carpet, wine and great eats on Saturday, November 6th.  The 22nd edition, presented by Keller Williams and Kroger, will once again take place at its new host location, The ARK by Norris Event Center.  Locals can see and be seen enjoying all the features of Sip N Stroll.  Free shuttle service will whisk them away from their parked vehicle […]

New HCC Campus to Open in 2022 on Colonial Parkway, Near UH-Katy Campus

By George Slaughter Houston Community College President Dr. Zachary Hodges provided the Katy City Council with an update Monday on the college’s plans to relocate its Katy campus further west, closer to the city itself. The new location will be at 22910 Colonial Parkway, across the street from the University of Houston Katy campus. HCC planned to have the campus opened by now, but weather and pandemic challenges have pushed out the opening to next […]

Houston Community College Director Named President Of National Marketing Council

Debra McGaughey

Executive board, directors also announced at national conference Debra McGaughey, the director of communication services at Houston Community College (HCC), was named the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) president for 2021-22. She is the first African American woman to serve in the position in nearly two decades. McGaughey has worked at HCC since 2004. She served as the general manager of the college’s cable television station for five years, and she was the college’s communications director for […]

Library Presents Live-Streamed History Program On Texas Revolution

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an online Texas history program on the Texas Revolution on Friday, April 23, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. This program will be live-streamed via Webex; it will NOT be in person. Dr. Nicholas Cox, a professor of Texas and U.S. History at Houston Community College, will discuss the events leading up to the Texas Revolution from fall 1835 to spring 1836, with a focus on the historic battles at Gonzales, the Alamo, […]

The State of the Construction Industry webinar set for October 28

The latest techniques, opportunities and requirements for launching a successful career in the construction industry will be covered in a free, online webinar hosted in partnership by Houston Community College’s Architectural Design & Construction Center of Excellence and Skanska, one of the world’s leading construction and development groups. “The State of the Construction Industry” is designed to give those exploring career options in construction – or interested in furthering their existing construction careers – the […]