September 29, 2016

For immediate release

Contact: Esther Watstein 203-332-5226

Housatonic Community College Offers Range of Student Opportunities and Travel

Students at HCC have many unique opportunities available to them beyond the array of college programs. Many support services include different types of tutoring for specific courses as well as counseling to help students succeed in their courses. Career counselors assist students in choosing the right courses and programs to meet their career goals. Career counselors help students with internships while at HCC, as well as offer 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 Marrakesh 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, .

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