HARRISBURG, Pa. -
|WHO:||Faculty and students from HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College|
|WHAT:||HACC-Con is an interdisciplinary academic research conference that gives students a venue in which they can examine their interests informed by what they have learned in their classes.|
|WHEN:||Dec. 3-13, 2018|
|WHERE:||Whitaker Hall on HACC’s Harrisburg Campus|
|COVERAGE:||During the conference sessions, students develop skills—such as quantitative literacy, written communication, critical thinking, technology literacy, oral communication, information literacy and global awareness—that constitute the general education outcomes of the College. HACC-Con empowers students, giving them an opportunity to address topics that are important to them while emphasizing the humility that is necessary for scientific research including: |
Scholarly research conferences are a rarity at community colleges, and HACC is a trailblazer in offering this kind of experience to students.
A schedule of sessions is available here. Media are welcome to attend.
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is the first and largest of Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges. HACC offers approximately 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 hacc.edu. Also, follow us on Twitter (@HACC_info), follow us on Instagram (@HACC_edu), like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/HACC64) and use #HACCNews.