News and Events

HFC Adjunct Nursing Instructor, an Outspoken Advocate for Patient Safety, Earns her Doctorate in Nursing Practice

Leila Cherara

Leila Cherara, a Henry Ford College (HFC) adjunct nursing instructor and outspoken advocate for patient safety, recently earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the University of Michigan (U-M) in Ann Arbor.

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Gov. Snyder Reappoints Henry Ford College Alumnus to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons

Portrait of Ron Zupko

In late June, Gov. Rick Snyder reappointed 1979 Henry Ford College alumnus Ronald L. Zupko to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons.

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HFC Industrial Sewing Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2017’s Industrial Sewing Certificate Program

The HFC Industrial Sewing Certification Program helps meet the demand for highly skilled sewing professionals.

HFC Workforce and Professional Development is currently accepting applications for its Industrial Sewing Certificate Program for the Fall 2017 semester, which runs from Sept. 18 to Oct. 28. Class meets Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the M-TEC Building.

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Henry Ford College Board of Trustees Names Celia Nasser as its Newest Member

Celia Nasser

At the Henry Ford College (HFC) Board of Trustees Meeting on June 19, Celia Nasser was sworn in as its newest member.

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Henry Ford College Names Rhonda DeLong as its New Director of Marketing & Communications

Rhonda DeLong

Rhonda DeLong has been named the new Director of Marketing & Communications for Henry Ford College (HFC), beginning in early July.

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Michigan’s First Lady Names Henry Ford College’s Aura Cazares to Campus Sexual Assault Workgroup

Aura Cazares

Earlier this month, Michigan’s First Lady Sue Snyder named Aura Cazares, the student conduct/compliance officer and Title IX coordinator at Henry Ford College (HFC), as one of 16 people to the Campus Sexual Assault Workgroup.

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Henry Ford College and Wayne State University Sign Articulation Agreement

Dr. Jensen shakes hands with Dr. Seeger as Dr. Nealon looks on.

Henry Ford College (HFC) recently signed an articulation agreement with Wayne State University in Detroit regarding HFC’s Associate of Arts in Telecommunication (TCM) and Wayne State’s Bachelor of Arts in Film or its Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Studies programs.

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Henry Ford College Hosts Adjunct Faculty Job Fair on Thursday, July 20

Henry Ford College Hosts Adjunct Faculty Job Fair

Henry Ford College (HFC) will hold an Adjunct Faculty Job Fair for the Fall 2017 and the Winter 2018 semesters from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, in the Rosenau Rooms, located on the first floor of the Andrew A.

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HFC Hosts Volleyball Camp for Middle School and High School Athletes July 17-21

HFC will host an all-skills volleyball camp for middle and high school students (grades 5-12) that begins Monday, July 17, and runs through Friday, July 21, in the Athletic Memorial Building (Bldg. H on the main campus).

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Fifty-One O One International Brunch on June 22

Fifty-One O One, HFC’s student-run restaurant, will host the International Brunch on Thursday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $12.95 per person. Learn more at https://5101.hfcc.edu/international-buffet.

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HFC Presents “Almost, Maine,” which runs until July 2

The HFC Theatre Arts Dept. presents “Almost, Maine,” which will run from June 15-July 2 in the Adray Auditorium, located in the Grant U. MacKenzie Fine Arts Center (Building F on the main campus). More at https://www.hfcc.edu/events/3530.

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Fifty-One O One Spanish New World Buffet on June 15

Fifty-One O One, HFC’s student-run restaurant, will host the Western European Buffet on Thursday, June 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $12.95 per person. More at https://5101.hfcc.edu/international-buffet.

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The College Store SALE

From now until Friday, June 30, clothing and HFC spirit items will be 25% off at The College Store. Call 313-845-9603 for more info. More at https://collegestore.hfcc.edu/.

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HFC Hosts Little Caesar’s Arena on June 21

HFC will host a Little Caesars Arena hiring event at the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services & Conference Center (ASCC) on Wednesday, June 21, from noon to 4 p.m. Representatives from Delaware North will be recruiting for more than 600 positions – full-time, part-time, and seasonal.

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Fifty-One O One Spanish New World Buffet on June 8

Fifty-One O One, HFC’s student-run restaurant, will host the Spanish New World Buffet on Thursday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $12.95 per person. More at https://5101.hfcc.edu/international-buffet.

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Fifty-One O One Mediterranean International Buffet on June 1

Fifty-One O One, HFC’s student-run restaurant, will host the Mediterranean International Buffet on Thursday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $12.95 per person. More at https://5101.hfcc.edu/international-buffet.

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Henry Ford College Alumna Launches Honors College at Lewis and Clark Community College in Illinois

Jennifer Cline

Henry Ford College (HFC) alumna Jennifer Cline is helping to launch the Honors College for this fall at Lewis and Clark Community College (L&C) in Godfrey, Ill.

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Henry Ford College Board of Trustees President Mariam Bazzi Resigns, Applicants Sought for Vacant Board Seat

2017 Board of Education

Since Gov. Rick Snyder appointed her to the Wayne County Circuit Court to serve as a judge earlier this month, Mariam Bazzi, president of the Henry Ford College (HFC) Board of Trustees, officially resigned on May 22.

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MAT2 Holds Company Fair at Henry Ford College on June 15

The Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) program will hold a company fair at Henry Ford College (HFC), interviewing students on Thursday, June 15, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Welcome Center (Building WC on the main campus).

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Henry Ford College Alumnus Wins Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award from Monroe County Community College

Nick Prush

Henry Ford College (HFC) alumnus Nick Prush was recently presented with the Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award at Monroe County Community College (MCCC), where he’s the director of the Respiratory Therapist (RT) Program.

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Henry Ford College Board of Trustees President Mariam Bazzi Appointed to Wayne County Circuit Court

Mariam Bazzi

At the beginning of May, Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Mariam Bazzi, president of the Henry Ford College (HFC) Board of Trustees, to the Wayne County Circuit Court. As a result of her appointment to the bench, Bazzi announced she will resign from the HFC Board of Trustees at the May 15 meeting.

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Hawks’ Nest Student Food Pantry

Please consider making a donation to help support the Hawks’ Nest student food pantry. The Hawks’ Nest provides non-perishable food and personal care items for the students. Donations can be made at the Hawks’ Nest during the following hours of operation for the spring semester:

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Henry Ford College Celebrates the Graduation of Nearly 370 Students Over the Weekend!

Hundreds of students wearing blue graduation gowns and caps stand in a theatre with their families near the back and on the balcony of the theatre applauding as the students move their tassels.

A total of approximately 368 students graduated from Henry Ford College (HFC) during the May 6 commencement ceremonies, which took place at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.

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Four Students Become the First to Earn Bachelor’s Degrees from Henry Ford College

From left to right: Brenda McCall, Beverly Etchen and Carl Matsey II stand in graduation gowns and caps holding diplomas

It was a historic first over the weekend at Henry Ford College (HFC) as four students became the first students to earn a bachelor’s degree at the 2017 Commencement Ceremony.

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Henry Ford III Receives Distinguished Service Award at the Henry Ford College Commencement Ceremony on May 6

Henry Ford III

Instituted in 1978, the 2017 Henry Ford College (HFC) Distinguished Service Award is presented to Henry Ford III, the great-great-grandson of the College’s namesake and a member of the HFC National Advisory Council (NAC), at HFC’s afternoon Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, at the Ford Co

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Henry Ford College Alumna Receives Distinguished Alumni Award at Commencement Ceremony on May 6

Mona Markabani in uniform

Established in 1978, the 2017 HFC Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Mona Markabani, a 2014 HFC graduate, at HFC’s morning Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.

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Muslim Student Association's Annual Dinner April 25

HFC is hosting the Muslim Student Association's annual dinner on Tuesday, April 25, at 5 p.m. in the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services & Conference Center (ASCC), which is Building L on the main campus.

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The College Store: Textbook Buyback

Textbook Buyback runs from Monday, May 1, through Friday, May 5. There will also be a 25% off clothing sale. For estimated prices, go to http://collegestore.hfcc.edu/sell_main.asp.

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Through “Pictures of Hopes,” Henry Ford College Student Receives Hope Scholarship

Lujette Patton

Thanks to the nationally-known “Pictures of Hope” program, Henry Ford College (HFC) student LuJette Patton has been given the opportunity to further his education through a full-ride scholarship at Blackburn College in Carlinville, Ill.

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HFC Students are in the Top 10 Finals at this year’s Community College Innovation Challenge

Veteroil Team

The National Science Foundation (NSF) – in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) – announced that Henry Ford College (HFC) is one of 10 finalists for this year’s Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC).

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Henry Ford College President Dr. Jensen to Retire in 2018

HFC President Dr. Stanley E. Jensen

Dr. Stanley E. Jensen, president of Henry Ford College (HFC) announced his retirement from the College, effective June 30, 2018, which is the end of the 2017-18 fiscal year.

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Cuisine of the Pacific Northwest

Fifty-One O One is featuring the Cuisine of the Pacific Northwest menu this week! Check out the Fifty-One O One menu.

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Honors Day Apr. 28

HFC presents Honors Day on Friday, April 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Rosenau Rooms, located on the first floor of the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services & Conference Center (ASCC) (Building L) on the main campus.

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Greek

Fifty-One O One is featuring the Greek menu this week! Check out the Fifty-One O One menu.

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Health Careers Pre-Pharmacy Spring Seminar

HFC presents the Health Careers Pre-Pharmacy Spring Seminar on Tuesday, April 18 from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Hackett Conference Room (Building G, Room G-150). The seminar is open to HFC Pre-Pharmacy students, undecided career students and community interest.

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Chef's Certification Dinner April 20

Chef Kris Jablonski, the Chef de Patissier, who recently became a certified executive pastry chef (CEPC) through the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

HFC's Culinary Arts Dept. will hold its Chef’s Certification Dinner on Thursday, April 20, at 6 p.m. at Fifty-One O One in the Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M) on the main campus. The proceeds from this event will benefit student scholarships.

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Contemporary French

Fifty-One O One is featuring the Contemporary French menu this week! Check out the Fifty-One O One menu.

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Display: Strength, Resilience, and Justice

HFC will host the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Display: Strength, Resilience and Justice on April 4 from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Student Center Pavilion (Building M).

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Conservation Day April 17

HFC will host Conservation Day on April 17 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in the Berry Auditorium (Bldg. L). Topics will include Water Conservation: Why? by Mary S. Parekunnel and Energy Management: How? by Zac Polzin. Information will also be available regarding HFC's Environmental Studies program.

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HFC Participates in Statewide Astronomy Event April 7

Henry Ford College, in conjunction with the Ford Amateur Astronomy Club, will participate in the Statewide Astronomy Night (SWAN) on Friday, April 7, from 7-11 p.m. in the Science Building.

HFC, in conjunction with the Ford Amateur Astronomy Club (FAAC), will participate in the Statewide Astronomy Night (SWAN) on Friday, April 7, from 7-11 p.m. This special event takes place in the Science Building (Building J on the main campus).

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Northern Italian

Fifty-One O One is featuring the Northern Italian menu this week! Check out the Fifty-One O One menu.

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Spring Symphony Band Concert April 26

Members of the United States Air Force Freedoms Winds musical ensemble (pictured here) will collaborate with the Henry Ford College Metropolitan Symphony Band at the Spring Symphony Band Concert on Wednesday, April 26, at 8 p.m., at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.

HFC's Music Dept. will present the Spring Symphony Band Concert on Wednesday, April 26, at 8 p.m. This concert takes place at the Michael A. Guido Theater in the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, located at 15801 Michigan Avenue in Dearborn.

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Basketball Players Named to All-Conference Teams

Top L to R: DiAngelo Carlton, John Merriwether. Bottom L to R: Kevin Rice, Matthew Eldridge.

The Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) recently named four HFC men’s basketball players to its All-Conference Men’s Basketball Team.

The HFC Hawks earning All-Conference honors include:

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Wrestler Austin Koehler Earns All-American Honors

Henry Ford College Wrestler Austin Koehler Earns All-American Honors at National Championships

Austin Koehler, a member of the HFC Wrestling Club, earned All-American honors with an 8th place finish in the 125-pound weight class at National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) National Championships in Allen, Tex., on March 11.

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Flavors of Key West

Fifty-One O One is featuring the Flavors of Key West menu this week! Check out the Fifty-One O One menu.

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"Radiothon 2017"

Henry Ford College’s WHFR-FM Hosts “Radiothon 2017” March 19-25 to Support Non-Commercial Local Radio

WHFR-FM (89.3 FM) – HFC's non-commercial, independent radio and Internet broadcast station – is holding its annual pledge drive, “Radiothon 2017,” now through Saturday, March 25, with a variety of live concerts and special on-air events scheduled.

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Camp Henry Registration is Open!

Camp Henry Registration for 2017 is now open.

Registration for Henry Ford College’s (HFC) Camp Henry 2017 Program is now open. Camp Henry 2017 will offer 16 summer camps for kids in 5th grade through high school.

2017 Camp Henry Line-Up

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Imagine the Possibilities: Careers in Health Professions April 19

Students in the Physical Therapy Assistant program work together during a lab session.

HFC will host “Imagine the Possibilities: Careers in the Health Professions” on Wednesday, April 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Theatre Arts Presents Noёl Coward’s “Blithe Spirit”

Left to right: Kennedy Cooper as Ruth Condomine, Natasha Hawkins as Elvira, Durshara Kirby as Madame Arcati and Jesse Mattox as Charles Condomine

The Theatre Arts Dept. will present Noël Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” from March 30 through April 9. Performances take place in the Adray Auditorium and is directed by HFC Theatre Instructor Judith Fletcher.

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Around the World Concert

HFC is hosting an Around The World concert featuring Jim Perkins on March 22 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Student Center. Jim Perkins is a versatile singer, musician, poet, songwriter and storyteller.

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