Community and Business Resources

HFC in the Community

HFC strives to build and maintain relationships with the local community. We welcome neighbors and businesses to connect with the College's resources, which include opportunities for professional and student engagement, information about grants, opportunities for employment, services, and free and public events.

Support HFC

There are many ways to participate in the activities of the College and support our mission of transforming lives and building a better future for students and the community. Join us!

  • Board of Trustees

    The College's elected Board of Trustees oversees the operations and financial health of the College, and hosts public meetings each month. Meet the HFC Board of Trustees or view the schedule of open meetings. Previous meeting minutes are archived on this website as well.

  • Make a Donation

    Providing direct financial support for the College and our students is one of the lasting ways you can contribute to a brighter future. Donate to causes and initiatives that are meaningful to you. Visit the HFC Foundation.

  • Volunteer for Advisory Board

    Volunteering to serve on an HFC Program Advisory Board can help ensure that HFC is producing quality job candidates in your field or industry. Employers and community members with significant industry experience may volunteer by contacting the Career Services Office at 313-845-9618.

Resources for Employers

Since our HFC graduates are fully prepared for the workforce, we serve as a resource to employers for your hiring needs. Let us connect with career-ready students and alumni who can help grow your business.

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    Career Services

    Career Services assists employers, enrolled students, recent graduates, alumni and HFC faculty and staff. Find information on job postings, writing résumés and cover letters, and preparing for an interview.

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    HFC receives several federal and state grants that allow us to upgrade our facilities and update curricula to meet the changing needs of employers.

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    Industrial Scholars

    Connect with students who are completing degrees in skilled trades by joining our Industrial Scholars program. Companies with open positions who offer educational assistance should contact the Career Services Office at 313-845-6438 or for more information.

Community Resources

We welcome individuals, families, and groups from our community to join us on campus and take advantage of the resources and services we offer.

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    HFC is an active, welcoming, dedicated community of service-oriented professionals. Visit to learn about the application process and current openings across the College.

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    Facilities Rental

    Need a room for a community event? HFC offers room rental opportunities. Contact Facilities Services at 313-845-6320 or for information about rental rates and using our facilities, or fill out our Application for Facility Use.

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    Testing Center

    The Workforce and Professional Development Testing Center administers tests for a wide variety of professional certifications.

Family Activities

HFC is a vibrant campus with opportunities for families and all members of our community. Most activities are free of charge.

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    Camp Henry

    Every summer, HFC hosts Camp Henry for middle school and high school students. Camp Henry breaks away from traditional summer camps by providing hands-on learning experiences and exploration, highlighting careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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    Campus Activities

    HFC offers all kinds of musical and theater performances, sports events, career fairs, and other events that are open to the public. Take a look at the scheduled events happening on campus!

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    Fifty-One O One Student-Run Restaurant

    The Fifty-One O One Restaurant is an integral part of the Hospitality Studies Program. The restaurant staff members are students learning to be future hotel and restaurant managers, chefs, dining room personnel, and other hospitality industry professionals.All the menu items - from soups and sandwiches, to entrees, to daily specials to desserts and baked goods - are created and prepared in our Culinary Arts classes.