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05 December 2017

HACC Foundation Allocates $438,834.69 for HACC Programs and Projects

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The HACC Foundation recently provided funding for key projects at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.  
The HACC Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises private contributions in support of HACC, approved $438,834.69 for projects at the College. This funding is made possible through generous contributions from individual and organizational donors.
The HACC Foundation funded the following projects:
Purpose of HACC Foundation Funding Benefit to Students and College Funded Amount
Public Safety Center (PSC) Debt Service Funding will subsidize the debt service for the Public Safety Center's bond.  $167,950
State of the Art Graphic and Interactive Design Program with Technology Funding will be used to update the classroom technology in Hall Tech 222 to support HACC's competitive Digital and Interactive Design Program in meeting industry standards and student expectations. $87,771.19
Careerlink Partnerships Funding will help expand HACC’s Lebanon and Lancaster Campuses' outreach to the business community and individuals in search of advanced or new training. $40,000
Upgrading Technology to Support HACC's State-of-the-Art Digital Photography Program Funding will upgrade technology in Hall Tech 228 that supports HACC's award-winning, National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)-accredited Photography Program to meet industry standards and student expectations. $30,000
Cardiology Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) Funding will allow cardiology students the opportunity to do their image analysis, image physics and image quality control activities in a digital format that accurately replicates the real-world environment. $29,111.50
Ellucian Consultant for Banner Faculty Load and Compensation Implementation Funding will be used to hire a consultant to provide guidance through the set-up and testing processes of a compensation system. $24,500
The Space Above Us Funding will support an art exhibition located at the York Campus.  $18,950
Tutoring and Testing Professional Development Funding will support the tutoring and testing professional development event. $10,500
Lancaster Campus Large Format Printer Funding will allow the Lancaster Campus to produce high-quality large format printing. $10,000
Physics Lab Equipment Replacement for Safety Funding will be used to create a safer lab environment by removing tripping and tangling hazards and replacing outdated equipment. $8,254
Integrated Reading and Writing Conference Funding will be used to host an Integrated Reading and Writing Conference on the Harrisburg Campus. $5,000
Supporting Adjunct Faculty in English Funding will support research projects focused on improving the quality of instruction in English, placement in English and academic support in English.  $3,000
Teach Students How to Learn Funding will provide an opportunity for faculty to engage in a shared read of Sandra McGuire's “Teach Students How to Learn” in Center for Innovative Teaching Excellence (CITE) presentations, a tutoring retreat and small-group discussions on each HACC campus.  $2,500
Skill Scan Career Assessment Funding will be used to purchase Skill Scan Assessment card decks, facilitator user guides and assessment reports that will be used in advising and instructing students.  $ 1,298
Total:   $438,834.69
About the HACC Foundation 
The HACC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established in 1985 to raise private and corporate revenues in support of HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College. The HACC Foundation provides funding for student scholarships, innovative academic programs, state-of-the art training equipment and modernized facilities.
About HACC
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, offers more than 100 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.


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