A first-of-its-kind, free, two-day career fair and exposition focused on green energy jobs, career training and education will take place at HCC Central South Campus on Friday and Saturday, April 22 and April 23. Green Opportunities Houston will feature more than 300 job openings from dozens of employers, including the City of Houston, CenterPoint Energy – in a festival-like atmosphere with music, food and green energy activities. Registered guests will have a chance to win a laptop, tablet or
Houston Community College has been designated the seventh most “military friendly” large community college in the nation for 2022-2023. The ranking was made by Military Friendly, a national advocacy organization that encourages investments by schools to recruit, retain and advance veterans as students or employees.
Two Houston Community College leaders have been named fellows of the American Council on Education for 2022-2023. Dr. Desmond Lewis, associate vice chancellor for College Readiness, and Dr. Colleen Reilly, dean of the Center of Excellence for Media, Visual and Performing Arts, were selected after a rigorous nomination and application process.
There is one certainty in today’s competitive workforce: employees need new skills and knowledge to keep from being left behind. To help those seeking a way to get a leg up, Houston Community College has just launched a new suite of short-term, Micro-Learning courses. Each bite-sized course is designed to focus on specific, relevant skills employees need to become more valuable to their current or future employers.
A manufacturing industry organization has donated $40,000 to Houston Community College to help students to succeed in skilled trade careers. The PVF Roundtable donation this month brings the organization’s total charitable contributions to the college to $150,000 since 2017 to fund scholarships for students to pursue jobs in manufacturing such as a welder, manual machinist, CNC machinist and industrial mechanic.
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