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11 July 2019

NEWS ADVISORY: HACC and Northampton Community College Develop Transfer Opportunity for Healthcare Students

 
HARRISBURG and BETHLEHEM, Pa. -
 
WHO: Representatives of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, and Northampton Community College (NCC)
WHAT: Signing of agreement between HACC and NCC
WHEN: July 16, 2019, at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Ted Lick Administration Building, Room 209, HACC’s Harrisburg Campus, One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110 and College Center, President's Conference Room, 4th Floor, NCC's Bethlehem Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020
 
The signing will be conducted via video conferencing. 
 
COVERAGE: Media coverage is invited.

HACC President John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., and NCC President Dr. Mark Erickson will sign a cooperative educational agreement that will allow NCC students to transfer to HACC and obtain an associate degree in cardiovascular technology.

NCC students interested in cardiac sonography or invasive cardiovascular technology will take their general education requirements at NCC and then apply to HACC to complete the final coursework to earn their degree. NCC students will complete one online class and two classes at HACC’s Lancaster Campus. Students will then apply to the 15-month clinical program offered through the Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) Lehigh Valley Heart Institute.

The partnership provides access to high-quality cardiovascular technology programs for in-demand career opportunities.

About HACC
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.

About Northampton Community College
With an enduring commitment to the regional community it serves and a focus on student success, Northampton Community College has developed a reputation as an institution of extraordinary distinction, earning accolades at the state and national levels for innovative programs, outstanding faculty and impressive student achievements. It counts among its successful alumni a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner and an Academy Award winning director as well as a host of CEOs, presidents, and leaders of business and industry. Today, Northampton Community College has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, Easton, and Monroe County, serving 30,000 students each year from 53 counties, 42 countries and 25 states. For more information, or to apply, please visit www.northampton.edu.  Follow NCC on Twitter and Snapchat @NorthamptonComm and on Instagram @NorthamptonCommCollege. Like NCC on Facebook at Northampton Community College.

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