Aug 23, 2017

HACC to Unveil Newly Renovated Student Center and Open Time Capsule from 1967

Aug. 23, 2017
HACC to Unveil Newly Renovated Student Center and Open
Time Capsule from 1967
  • John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., president of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College
  • Benjamin Byler, Student Government Association president at HACC’s Harrisburg Campus
  • Rich Cardamone, executive director of business affairs at HACC’s Harrisburg Campus
WHAT: Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Bruce E. Cooper Student Center and opening of a 1967 time capsule
WHEN: Aug. 30, 2017, at 11:15 a.m.
WHERE: HACC’s Harrisburg Campus, Bruce E. Cooper Student Center, main entrance
COVERAGE: Sygielski will formally open the newly renovated student center. The 50-year old center underwent a 19-month, $12 million renovation.
He will also open a time capsule from 1967 that was accessed during the renovations.
Media will have the opportunity to tour the facility from 10:30-11 a.m.
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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. To learn more about the HACC Foundation, please visit