Houston Community College

Fort Bend Students Commit to HCC at Decision Day

More than 5,500 Fort Bend high school seniors recently packed the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land for the second annual Fort Bend Decision Day.   The seniors pledged to continue their education upon high school graduation. Over 500 of them from all 11 high schools in the Fort Bend Independent School District committed to attend Houston Community College (HCC) in the fall. 

Texas A&M and Houston Community College launch innovative co-enrollment program for students to pursue engineering degrees

Texas A&M University today announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at Houston Community College, an innovative co-enrollment partnership developed to address the state's growing need for engineers. Qualified students will be admitted to the Texas A&M College of Engineering, will complete the first two years of coursework at selected two-year colleges, and will complete their engineering degrees in College Station, Texas.  

Past winners donate prize money to HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

Brother-sister team finished in third place and contributed $4,000 to this year's third place prize  

HOUSTON [May 19, 2015] - Returning the favor. That's what Khurum Choudry says he and his sister Shazia Choudry Bhajwa did by funding the $4,000 third place prize at this year's Houston Community College Business Plan Competition. The rising entrepreneurs placed third in 2011 for their proposed business Human Nation, a philanthropic clothing store where three percent of their sales would go to charities.

HCC recognized for teaching and excellence by Houston West Chamber of Commerce

HCC professor wins teacher of the year 

HOUSTON [May 15, 2015] - Betty Martinez, lead cosmetology instructor at Houston Community College, was awarded Teacher of the Year at the Houston West Chamber of Commerce's 25th Annual Business & Education Partnership Awards.