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01 June 2016

HACC News: HACC to Host Open Enrollment Days and First-Ever Community Education Day

Current News from HACC, June 1, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, shares recent news and events with the community, including:

  • HACC to Host Open Enrollment Days in June 2016
  • HACC’s Gettysburg Campus to Host Community Education Day
HACC Hosts Open Enrollment Days in June 2016
Making the process as simple as possible for the student to enroll into college is key. HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is doing just that with its Open Enrollment Days in June and August. Anyone can visit HACC’s campuses in Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon or York for Open Enrollment Days from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on June 6-8 and Aug. 8-10.
In one day, attendees can:
  • Learn about the extensive range of programs including, but not limited to: college classes in the high schools, weekend workshops, associate degree programs, job training programs, English as a Second Language (ESL), GED preparation and testing
  • Complete the free application for admissions
  • Meet with staff to discuss classes, financial aid and scholarships
  • Take a placement test
  • Register for classes
  • Pay bills

Also, thanks to the HACC Foundation, future students can enter a chance to win $500 for their fall 2016 tuition and fees at HACC while at the event.
For the full details and to register for the event, please visit
HACC’s Gettysburg Campus to Host Community Education Day
Financial wellness, the history of baseball and TV writing are some of the topics that will be covered at the HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, Gettysburg Campus’ first-ever Community Education Day on June 14, 2016, from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m..
The event offers 18 informative, educational sessions on various topics including:
  • From Script to Syndication: A Step-by-Step Look at Producing a 30-Minute Comedy
  • Sustainability 101 – YOUR Ecological Footprint: What is it and Why Does it Matter?
  • Gettysburg 100 Years Ago: Gettysburg and World War One
  • Crack of the Bat: A History of the National Pastime
“Few of us find enough time for ourselves,” said Shannon Harvey, vice president of HACC’s Gettysburg Campus. “Life is busy and full of chores, challenges and commitments. Still, we all instinctively know that time spent on our own enrichment serves everyone in our lives. Health requires nourishment. Brain health requires learning. HACC’s Community Education Day is meant to nourish your brain and enrich your life.”
Participants can choose three of the 18 sessions for a registration fee of $49, which includes continental breakfast and lunch.
For a complete listing of class sessions and to register, please go to or call 717-337-3855, ext. 119903. 
About HACC
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, offers more than 120 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to approximately 19,000 students.  Also, the College serves students at its Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York campuses; through virtual learning; and via workforce development and continuing education training. For more information on how HACC is uniquely YOURS, visit Also, follow us on Twitter (@HACC_info), like us on Facebook ( and use #HACCNews.
About the HACC Foundation
The HACC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established in 1985 to raise funds for HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College. In fiscal year 2014-15 alone, the HACC Foundation contributed close to $2.3 million to the College in support of financial assistance for 2,479 students, innovative academic programs, state-of-the-art training equipment and modernized facilities.
Donors to the HACC Foundation include individuals, community organizations and corporations. In fiscal year 2014-15, more than 935 donors contributed almost $2 million to the HACC Foundation.

The HACC Foundation is gratefully YOURS. For more information, please visit Also, follow us on Twitter (@HACC_info), like us on Facebook ( and use #HACCNews.


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