Dec 19, 2017

HACC Celebrates Graduates in Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony

HARRISBURG, Pa. – More than 300 students walked across the stage to receive their associate degrees, certificates or diplomas during Commencement for HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, on Dec. 19, 2017, at the Giant Center in Hershey. They were among the more than 800 students who completed their associate degrees, certificates or diplomas during the fall 2017 term.

Commencement student speaker Gloria Stoudt of Lancaster addressed the students reminding them, “When I received a recent virtual award from my professors presented to me by the hands of the President – Dr. Ski – himself, a man of true character who truly invests in the lives of each student at HACC, I had renewed excitement and motivation in my education to push toward my own graduation … to finish a race that started so long ago, but one that I was finally able to see the finish line. It inspired me to do my very best.”
Among the graduates were:
A full list of fall 2017 graduates will be available soon in our online newsroom.

Additionally, the College received support from its first-ever Commencement sponsor, AAA Central Penn.

About HACC
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