HACC Foundation Allocates More than $185,000 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 $185,578.79 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
Virtualization of Student Labwork via Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Technology Funding will provide 50 concurrent user licenses to leverage VDI services to support HACC students. This project will provide students with the ability to perform their coursework using desktop virtualization technology and leverage the ability to complete this work from “any location” (on- or off- campus) and from “any device” (PC or MAC) regardless of device configuration. $86,656.96
PACS Analytics Module Funding will be used to purchase the Agfa Business Intelligence module for the HACC Radiology Informatics Program. The software will allow students to perform data mining and report writing against a dynamic database that allows the curriculum to expand to trending and forecasting concepts. $62,054.38
Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Funding will be used to purchase 15 new laptops and carrying cases for use in conducting manufacturing and logistics training. $25,617.45
McCaskey Bridge Program Funding will subsidize the cost of participation in a dual enrollment class for students belonging to an underrepresented, underserved or underprepared population in the Lancaster City School District. $7,500
Assessment Guides for Faculty Funding will be used to distribute a Bloom Taxonomy Slider and a Pocket-Guide for evidence-based instruction to faculty members. $3,750
Total:   $185,578.79
 
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 haccfoundation.org.
 
About HACC
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is the first and largest of Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges. HACC offers over 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), like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/HACC64) and use #HACCNews.