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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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15 December 2015

HACC Celebrates Graduates in Commencement Ceremony

HARRISBURG, Pa. – More than 300 students walked across the stage to receive their associate degrees, certificates or diplomas during HACC’s Commencement held Dec. 15, 2015, at the Giant Center in Hershey. They were among the more than 800 students who completed their associate degrees, certificates or diplomas during the fall 2015 term.

Among the graduates were:
  • Gettysburg Campus graduate Christine Morningstar of McSherrystown, who received an associate in arts degree. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and currently pursuing a second degree, an associate degree in nursing.
  • Harrisburg Campus graduate Charles Wharton of Carlisle, CWO3 U.S. Navy (Ret.), who received an associate degree in hospital management. He plans to become a food and beverage director.
  • Harrisburg Campus graduates Dorinda M. Thomas of Harrisburg, who received an associate degree in general studies and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree; Jessica Wingfield of Enola, who received an associate degree in business management and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in human resources at Central Penn College; and Juan Maldonado of Harrisburg, who received an associate degree in police science and is a member of the HACC Public Safety and Security Department.
  • Lancaster Campus graduates and Lancaster residents Martin Myers, Kaushal M. Patel and Kaitlin Leeking, all who received associate degrees in criminal justice, and Kara Conrath, who received an associate degree in early care and education. Myers, Patel and Leeking plan careers in law enforcement and Conrath plans a career in early childhood education.
  • Lebanon Campus graduates Jesus Avila of Lebanon, who received an associate degree in business administration and is headed to Penn State University, and J. Ulrich Alleman of Myerstown, who received an associate degree in general education. A member of Phi Theta Kappa, Alleman plans to attend Bloomsburg University.
  • York Campus graduates Mildred Tavarez of York, who received an associate degree in criminal justice and plans to work with York City youth, and Tiffany Leas of Windsor, who received an associate degree in social studies and plans to continue her education to become a teacher.

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