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HCC student brings home the gold

HCC student brings home the gold

Emma Oliver, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2019

Hillsborough Community College international student Albis Amaya, headed off to Abu Dhabi for Spring break to participate in the 2019 Special Olympics World Games. He took home a gold medal, after winning in a nail-biting game against India. Amaya is from the Cayman Islands, the country he represented...

Angelas’s story from HCC to NSF

Angela Ousley

April 18, 2019

I wasn’t sure about my career path before attending HCC, but building relationships with my professors and attending networking events outside of class helped me learn about different majors and career options. One day while taking a class with Dr. Margaret Hopson-Fernandes, she informed me abo...

HCC Grad, Hunter of LIMBS

HCC Grad, Hunter of LIMBS

Jason Turner, Hawkeye Staff

November 5, 2018

What makes Jordan Hunter special? He is an HCC graduate and a guitarist for Tampa based post hardcore band LIMBS. When asked about other bands, Hunter says, “I grew up listening to a lot of Blink-182. They’re definitely one of my favorite groups of all time. Another all-time favorite artist is Justin...

Spatola: from student to teacher

Spatola: from student to teacher

Jason Turner, Staff

November 5, 2018

Anthony Spatola is very excited to be part of Hillsborough Community College. He is the newest Veterinary Technology instructor on the Plant City campus. Spatola says, “I’m really grateful for the opportunity to be here. It’s a close family group and everyone knows each other like at ‘Cheers.’” Outside...

Why I love being the president of SGA

Why I love being the president of SGA

Katie Loudermilk, Staff

May 17, 2018

Student government is essential to the student body of any institution. What makes SGA successful and productive is the team that works behind it to make their voice heard. Desiree Rangel, Plant City SGA President, shares her passion with the HCC community about her work about her role. Rangel joined...

HCC student helps hurricane survivors

HCC student helps hurricane survivors

Jason Turner, Staff

November 30, 2017

Although the 2017 hurricane season has come to a close, it was a rough one for Florida and the Caribbean. Irma and Maria devastated the area. Not content to sit and do nothing, people from the Tampa Bay offered whatever assistance they could. There were many opportunities for people to help. Jena Lee...

Dr. Carol Reid, English instructor extraordinaire

Dr. Carol Reid, English instructor extraordinaire

Jason Turner, Staff

November 27, 2017

Every fall at HCC, there are many new faces on campus. Most are new students, but some are new instructors. Dr. Carol Reid is a new English instructor on the Plant City Campus. Reid currently teaches Developmental Writing and English Composition I, and will teach English Composition II in the spring....

HCC Students wins national scholarship

HCC Students wins national scholarship

Mathis Thoerrisen, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017

On April 21, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced its 55 winners of their annual undergraduate transfer scholarship; among them were two HCC students. Leonardo Dulanto Falcon and Adrien Vicente La Lande were both picked for their high academic achievements and commitment to the community as well...

HCC students open immigration dialogue

HCC students open immigration dialogue

Jared Kleinkopf, Staff

May 17, 2017

  Hillsborough Community College hosted an Immigration event called The Bridge Project that started with an interactive workshop and concluded with a professional panel of local and national experts talking openly about immigration. The event was organized by the Community Based Activism club, and...

HCC says farewell to Professor Suzanne Crosby

HCC says farewell to Professor Suzanne Crosby

Elisa Santana, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

  Suzanne Camp Crosby, a fulllltime professor and program manager of the art and dance department at HCC, prepares to retire in April after 35 years of teaching. Crosby studied art at the University of Florida for her undergraduate degree and completed her graduate degree at the University of South...

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