News Archive

Mohammad Turaani is smiling at camera wearing his Wayne State University cap and gown.

Mohammad Turaani wants to be the voice of hope for patients as a physician

An excellent example of perseverance and resilience, HFC alumnus Mohammad Turaani has earned his associate and bachelor's degrees, and will enroll in med school this fall.
Group of diverse friends wearing bright colors and smiles, with LGBTQ flags.

June Course of the Month: “Becoming an Ally”

In recognition of Pride Month, the NEOED course of the month for June teaches you about Becoming an Ally.
Carmen Hayes, wearing a pink tutu and white tank top, posing next to her Princess Nellie character illustration.

Writing is Carmen Hayes’ voice to the world

Carmen Hayes found writing a therapeutic and creative outlet, and published several children's books even before completing her HFC degree.
Henry Ford College seal on blue field

Board of Trustees meeting, June 10

The Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting in the Rosenau Board Room.
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Michigan Reconnect on Campus logo

Join us for (free tuition!) Michigan Reconnect info sessions

Michigan Reconnect provides in-district tuition at no cost to you. Our information sessions will get you started on your path to a rewarding career.
One of the aisles inside the College Store full of shirts, hoodies, HFC mugs, and other merchandise for purchase.

College Store will close for inventory

The College Store will close to conduct an annual inventory from June 27 at 6:00 a.m. to June 28 at noon.
Two young female students working on a robotics project together.

Sign up for the Hawk Career Exploration Academy today!

This summer, the Hawk Career Exploration Academy allows incoming 6th-12th graders explore careers in STEM, the trades, and the arts.
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June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Henry Ford College welcomes all members of our community and provides support and resources to create an inclusive community.
A sunny day on a Great Lakes shoreline

How to safely enjoy the Great Lakes

Awareness saves lives -- take it from Jamie Racklyeft. Skills like “flip, float, and follow” can save even the strongest swimmers. Everyone is are vulnerable to the hazards of rip currents, which drown hundreds nationwide each summer.
Anthony Preston standing in front of a telescope

Anthony Preston’s second chance fulfills his dream

HFC not only gave Anthony Preston a second chance, but also helped him find his career path and gave him the confidence to transfer to a major university.
Headshot of Dearborn Heights police officer Hassan Naji.

Alumnus Hassan Naji becomes Dearborn Heights Police Officer

HFC helped Hassan Naji to find a career that was best for him. He recently became an officer with the Dearborn Heights Police.
Collection of caps and lids in a bag and container.

Plastic bottlecap and lid collection ends May 31

Sustainable HFC is collecting bottlecaps and lids, which will be recycled into 5 benches on the main campus. The collection will conclude May 31.
Asia Mohamed Al-Jalal in her graduation gown with her 9 year old son at her side.

HFC instructor and alumna proudly earns her doctorate

The first in her family to earn bachelor's and master's degrees, Asia Mohamed Al-Jalal recently earned her doctorate (one of her 5 college credentials) and is a proud ELI instructor at HFC.
Memorial Day graphic with red, white, and blue and Memorial Day Remember and Honor text

Memorial Day: President’s video

President Kavalhuna and HFC staff member Juanita Van Raden talk about the history and meaning of Memorial Day.
Kayla Kerr and Gabbie Kelly-Powell at the NFL Draft in downtown Detroit.

HFC Cisco students worked behind the scenes at the NFL Draft

HFC students Kayla Kerr and Gabbie Kelly-Powell represented the HFC Cisco program at the NFL Draft in Detroit by assisting behind the scenes.
A headshot of Sylvia Santana wearing glasses, a white ruffled top, and black blazer against a blue background.

Join us as Senator Santana hosts “Coffee and Conversation”

Please join State Senator Sylvia Santana for “Coffee and Conversation” at HFC on June 21. Refreshments provided.
An all white service dog wearing a harness and lying on the ground.

Join Us: Service Animal Awareness info session

Adriza Caesar, Assisted Learning Services Counselor, will speak to the public about how service animals assist the ADA community.
Aerial shot of Henry Ford College's student center in the fall.

How HFC will use $3 million in earmarked Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS)

HFC will use $3 million for numerous updates and renovations to its main campus as part of its SEMSSC project.
Marc Salamat sitting in a black suit with a lilac dress shirt and tie, smiling and adjusting watch.

Marc Salamat wins prestigious scholarship for the second time

Marc Salamat, who has won a prestigious Detroit Athletic Scholarship twice, aspires to a career in physical therapy.
Chardin Claybourne on the left and Soliman Touelh on the right.

Soliman Touelh receives national Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Soliman Touelh wins the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship and will transfer to U-M this fall.
Headshot of Ali Seblini in a black suit with grey plaid tie.

Seblini named Outstanding Biology Student, aspires to medical career

Ali Seblini encourages students to pursue difficult subjects. This fall, he will transfer to U-M and hopes to become a doctor.
Ashley Smith checking a car engine.

Ashley Smith becomes Faculty Chair of Automotive Technology / ASSET

Ashley Smith is the first female faculty chair of the Automotive Tech/ASSET programs at HFC.
Henry Ford College seal on blue field

Board of Trustees meeting, May 20

The Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting in the Rosenau Board Room.
Rana Zeineddine and friend posing and smiling for a picture with school decor in the background.

Aspiring teacher delves into the elementary school experience

Rana Zeineddine put in 100 service hours in at William Ford Elementary, more than double the amount required.