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HACC Students Benefit from Enhanced Transfer Pathway to Millersville University or Shippensburg University
Three Pennsylvania postsecondary institutions have partnered to give their students academic guidance and student success services for a seamless transition from an associate degree to a bachelor’s degree.
On Dec. 5, 2022, the presidents of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College; Millersville University; and Shippensburg University signed an historic enhanced articulation agreement that is the first multi-institution, multi-program study articulation for the three institutions. The presidents and representatives from the three institutions gathered at HACC’s Harrisburg Campus for the signing event.

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05 December 2011

Cadets in 100th police academy graduate at HACC

HARRISBURG – HACC’s Sen. John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center recently celebrated the graduation of 31 cadets in its 100th police academy at the Harrisburg Campus.
Several of the cadets also received outstanding achievement awards in a ceremony held at the C. Ted Lick Wildwood Conference Center:Chad McGowan, proficiency in driving award
  • Chad A. McGowan of York received the highest proficiency in driving award from the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association.
  • Timothy C. Gingrich of Annville received the highest achievement in physical fitness award.
  • Xavier Forester of Hershey received the highest proficiency in firearms award.
  • Eric W. Rodgers of Dover received the most inspirational cadet award.
  • Eric B. Albright of the Ferguson Township Police Department received the highest academic achievement award.
HACC’s Police Academy, the second largest academy in the state, offers the 20-week basicTimothy Gingrich, achievement in physical fitness award training course mandated for all Pennsylvania municipal police officers.
HACC also offers police mandatory in-service courses, law enforcement elective training, security courses, constable training and police testing. Information on HACC’s Police Academy can be found on the college’s website at
Those who completed HACC’s most recent police training and the police departments where they serve are as follows:Xavier Forester, proficiency in firearms award
Altoona Police Department - Joseph K. Detwiler, William T. Hanelly, Jr., Alton J. Pittman.
Ferguson Township Police Department – Eric B. Albright.
Hanover Borough Police Department – Ryan E. German.
Manheim Township Police Department – Joel J. Ayers.
Northern York Regional Police Department – John F. Biesecker, Andrew W. Miller.Eric Rodgers, award for most inspirational cadet
Preservice graduates not yet associated with law enforcement agencies include the following:
Annville – Timothy C. Gingrich.
Dover – Eric W. Rodgers.
Elizabethtown – Brett A. DeGroat.Eric Albright, award for highest academic achievement
Hanover – Jonathan G. Lippy.
Harrisburg – Jonathan A. Bailey, Andrew L. Cortelazzi, Matthew S. Straub.
Hershey – Xavier Forester.
Lancaster – Phillip R. Eck, Joshua D. Hostetter.
Lititz – Bradley J. Frisbie.
Manheim – Jonathan J. Schlotzhauer.
McVeytown – Stefanie Ann Santucci.
Mechanicsburg – Matthew D. Lingo.
Middletown – Jordan D. Thomas.
Millersburg – Thomas G. DeWees, II.
Newville – John Joseph Hanner, II.
Palmyra - Brennan P. Stamm.
Pine Grove - Joshua J. Pastucka.
Shippensburg – Charles Sheridan Pyatt.
Womelsdorf - Joseph W. Muller.
York - Joseph M. Lancaster, Chad A. McGowan.


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