Dec 14, 2021

Class of Fall 2021 Celebrated at HACC Commencement Ceremonies

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Dec. 14, 2021, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, hosted two Commencement ceremonies to celebrate the achievements of 950 fall 2021 graduating students at the Giant Center in Hershey.

During the ceremonies, brief remarks were shared by HACC leadership and employees, a graduating student and alumna. The two ceremonies were scheduled to ensure the College could safely celebrate its graduating students during the ongoing pandemic.
John J. “Ski” Sygielski, MBA, Ed.D., HACC president and CEO, said, “For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, we were able to celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our graduating students in person. They have not only endured, but thrived to overcome obstacles to achieve their educational goals. This was a proud moment for the graduating students, their family and friends and the HACC employees who shared their journey.”
Among the graduating students were:
Testimonials from a few graduating students can be viewed on HACC’s YouTube channel. Additionally, thanks to the HACC Foundation, eight of the graduating students received a $1,000 tuition giveaway and will be able to continue their education at HACC.
Interested individuals can view the full
2 p.m. and 6 p.m. ceremonies on YouTube. Please visit HACC’s Flickr site to view images of the graduating students. The list of fall 2021 graduates will be available at a later date.
Future students who are interested in pursuing their dreams, like these graduating students, should visit
About HACC
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is the first and largest of Pennsylvania’s 15 community colleges. HACC offers approximately 100 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to approximately 15,350 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 Also, follow us on Twitter (@HACC_info), follow us on Instagram (@HACC_edu), like us on Facebook ( and use #HACCNews.
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 To contribute to the HACC Foundation, please visit