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Fox 2 news anchor Roop Raj with MCA students in studio

Media Communication Arts offers rare combo of top-tier study and real-world practice

The name of HFC's Media Communication Arts program has changed to reflect the state-of-the-art, hands-on training for students aspiring to a career in media.
Portrait of Mama Jatu with long hair and earrings, in blue headdress and blue tunic, in front of a large colorful folding fan.

Juneteenth celebration and storytelling with Mama Jatu

Co-sponsored by Henry Ford College, Oakland Community College, and Macomb Community College, this online event is open to everyone. Let us know you're coming!
Side-by-side images of the two commencement speakers. Left: Emmanuel Orozco Castellanos. Right:Assad Turfe.

Congratulations, HFC Class of 2024!

Hundreds of HFC students graduated on May 4. Videos and photos are now online.
HFC Cuilinary student wearing white chef coat and holding a tray of food.

Join us: Discover Hospitality Career Fair

Open to the public: Onsite interviews. Education and career opportunities. Join us for the May 20 Discover Hospitality Career Fair.
Dr. Gerald Walker is smiling and waving, wearing a bike helmet and pirple and black cyclist gear.

Dr. Gerald Walker looks forward to cycling more, now that he has retired

Dr. Gerald Walker has grand plans for more time on his bike, including competitions, in the coming months and years.
Cast group shot.

HFC Theatre concludes year with run of student-directed one-act plays

HFC Theatre ends 2023-24 on a high note in a year filled with innovative and transformative productions.
A headshot of Dr. Jehad Alayasa

Fulbright Scholar to discuss educational policies for refugees

Fulbright Scholar Dr. Jehad Alayasa will speak about social development and reconstructing the education system in Arab countries during his visit to HFC.
Illustration of an odometer.

Electronic mileage form is now required for all mileage reimbursements

As of June 1, all mileage reimbursement forms will need to be submitted electronically.
Heads shots of Zuri Jamal (l) and Sydney Lane (r)

Two HFC students nominated for prestigious Irene Ryan Excellence in College Acting Scholarship

Zuri Jamal and Sydney Lane are both nominated for the prestigious acting scholarship; Jamal for the second time in two years.
Portrait of Reco Spencer.

Get to Know HFC: Reco Spencer mentors Detroit Promise students

Detroit Promise Transition Specialist Reco Spencer enjoys helping students cross the finish line at HFC.
Two women with long dark hair wearing glasses and dark colored sweaters smiling at the camera.

Get to Know HFC: Alisha Burmeister’s heart belongs in higher education

Her nearly 10 years of experience in higher ed at Baker College make Alisha Burmeister a perfect fit for HFC.
Illustration of a man and a woman adding water to nurture flowers in a silhouette of a head.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We encourage you to take advantage of resources to support your health and wellness.
Portrait of Liz Hoffman.

Liz Hoffman: bike riding, kayaking, boating, and “playing in the dirt” lead retirement plans

Liz Hoffman has many plans after she retires from HFC at the end of the Winter 2024 semester.
Portrait of Sue Jabara.

Sue Jabara: retirement is the luxury of having no plans at all

Spending time with the people she loves is top priority for Sue Jabara as she retires from HFC.
A headshot of Elias Aydi with images of space and earth in the background.

Join us: NASA Hubble Fellow talks about the origins of all matter (for all ages)

NASA Hubble Fellow Dr. Elias Aydi explains the origins of all the matter in our bodies on May 10. Planetarium shows will be before and after his lecture, which is free.
website icons

(It’s happening 5/19): Reimagined HFC website, update #3

The new HFC website will launch on May 19, with a primary focus on student resources, information, and engagement.
EOFY blocks for End of Fiscal Year and a date of June 30

Fiscal Year 2023-24 Year-End Deadlines

Please make note of important deadline dates so you can turn in all the necessary paperwork by the end of the 2023-24 fiscal year.
Street sign with the words integrity, ethics, honesty, and respect.

May Course of the Month: “How to Be a Considerate Coworker”

In recognition of National Decency Day, the NEOED course of the month teaches you "How to Be a Considerate Coworker."
The Mirror News staff

Mirror News wins 29 awards at the MCCPA

HFC's student-run newspaper, “The Mirror News,” won 29 awards at the MCCPA Conference.
Headshot of Tracye Davis

Tracye Y. Davis joins MiLEAP Student Basic Needs Task Force

Tracye Y. Davis offers a unique perspective as one of the 16 statewide leaders on the MiLEAP Student Basic Needs Task Force.
Pre-engineering students and instructor in front of the HFC seal.

HFC team named national Community College Innovation Challenge finalist

For the 6th time in 10 years, HFC has been named a finalist in the national Community College Innovation Challenge for an app project called “Stay Vigilant with Source Alert.”
Engineers and training apprentices in front of a CNC machine.

HFC and SEMCA co-host skilled trades and advanced manufacturing open house

The May 10 “Develop Your Career Pathway Through Apprenticeship" open house will expose you to training opportunities and connect you with companies offering apprenticeships and internships.
The first Learn4ward graduates from Henry Ford College in a grid format: Wedgan Abdulrab, Sharon Moncion, Nicholas Stevens (with his father, Shaun Stevens).

First three graduates earn degrees, transfer through Learn4ward initiative

The Learn4ward guaranteed transfer initiative gives students a seamless path to a 4-year university. The first three Learn4ward students earn their HFC degrees May 4.