Ashley Lessard finished one semester at HCC back in 2013; 10 years later, she has returned to complete her degree, thanks to MassReconnect, the state's free community college program for residents 25 and older.
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Earn your associate degree and get to work or transfer to a four-year college.
Explore certificate programs like accounting, music, culinary arts, education, and sustainability studies.
Register for personal enrichment and professional development classes.
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news&events Keep up with everything going on at HCC.
Read the remarkable story of HCC nursing student Afrike Phakos, who was featured Feb. 18 in the Outlook 2024 section of the Republican newspaper.
Grammy-award winning jazz pianist Luis Perdomo will be the featured guest artist at the 25th anniversary Holyoke Community College Jazz Festival, March 1-2.
Read President George Timmons' commentary from Outlook 2024, the Springfield Republican newspaper's special annual edition on the state of the regional economy.