News Archive

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Construction near Welcome Center re-routes traffic and parking

Until mid-summer 2024, construction to create a new Early College space will re-route vehicle and pedestrian traffic and parking near the Welcome Center.
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HFC hosts “Raise Your Voice” spring choral program

The April 21 “Raise Your Voice” concert marks the final vocal music performance of the 2023-24 academic year. Admission is free.
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Anthony Stone found his passion in journalism

Mirror News sports editor Anthony Stone had a “next-to-perfect” experience at HFC, where he changed majors several times before finding the path he loves.
Darrington Lovelace and his mother Linda Lovelace.

Mother honors her son through the Darrington Lovelace Memorial Scholarship and Cancer Benefit

Linda Lovelace started the Darrington Lovelace Memorial Scholarship and Cancer Benefit to honor her son. This year’s scholarship recipient worked through her own struggles to achieve her goal.
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HFC welcomes William Ford Elementary students to plant trees on Arbor Day

Celebrate Arbor Day on April 26 at HFC by planting trees on the main campus. Students from William Ford Elementary will be part of this year's project.
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College Store Book Buyback dates for Winter 2024 (only 4 days!)

Bring a valid photo ID when selling your textbooks to the College Store April 30-May 3.
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Students: Last chance this semester for Student Voices

Students, help us serve you better by participating in our new focus group called Student Voices.
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Support WHFR-FM during its annual Radiothon April 14-20

Support WHFR-FM during Radiothon 2024, the largest fundraiser of the year for the student-run radio station.
HFC ophthalmology alumni, left to right, Kristen L. Cavazos, Rachel Jones, and Eric Smith

3 HFC graduates take on leadership roles in the rewarding field of ophthalmology

HFC alumni Kristen L. Cavazos, Rachel Jones, and Eric Smith showcase the reasons the Ophthalmic Tech program and its graduates are so successful.
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Board of Trustees Building and Site Committee meeting, April 1

The Board of Trustees will hold its Building and Site Committee meeting on April 1.
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HFC’s Mirror News wins 15 awards at MPA Better Newspaper Contest

The Michigan Press Association presents HFC's student-run newspaper 15 awards across multiple categories.
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Three HFC employees promoted to permanent positions

HFC team members Karen Sadanowicz, Jennifer C. Markin, and Anthony Lai are now serving in permanent leadership roles at the College.
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Katie Warden wins first place at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 3

The Kennedy Center has recognized HFC student Katie Warden for her artistry in “The Passage.” She is one of several HFC students also awarded a Certificate of Merit.
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Holy Week, Good Friday, and Easter

President Kavalhuna shares his reflections on the high Holy Days of the Christian year.
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Columbia University transfer session

If you're curious about transferring to Columbia University in New York City, you should attend the April 4 transfer session.
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Hawk Advantage and Detroit Promise co-host Student Success Summit

Register today! Sessions and fun activities to help you succeed as a student and professional.
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“The Detroit Wall Project” performance debuts April 12-13 at Henry Ford College

What’s this about a wall built to separate Detroit residents along racial lines? It’s part of our history. Alongside HFC students, Dr. John Michael Sefel has created an original play called “The Detroit Wall Project.”
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Get to Know HFC: a wide-ranging career brought her back to help students find their way HFC

Beth Michel, a lifelong learner working on her fifth college degree, has had a wide-ranging career in human services, consulting, fundraising, technology, teaching, and now advising.
Lea Zaytoun, with her brother Ali Zaytoun, with a holiday tree in the background.

Lea Zaytoun, aspiring NASA engineer, encourages women to pursue tech careers

With her sights set on NASA, HFC alumna Lea Zaytoun encourages women to pursue careers in the engineering field and not to be afraid to aim high.
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Silent Witness Exhibit supports an end to domestic violence

The Silent Witness Exhibit honors domestic violence victims. We encourage you to attend the Silent Witness Exhibit n the M building April 22-26.
Headshot of Dr. Akil Houston.

5th annual Black Male Retention, Success, and Best Practices Conference April 19

“Children of the Diaspora Educate through the Word: Refinement, Knowledge, and the Art of Hip Hop" is the theme of the April 19 Black Male Retention, Success, and Best Practices Conference. Dr. Akil Houston is the keynote speaker.
Anthony Brogdon standing in front of the Spirit of Detroit statue in Detroit

Screening of “The Great Detroit” and Q&A with director

HFC will screen "The Great Detroit" and host Q&A with producer/director Anthony Brogdon April 16, via Zoom. This online event is free and open to the public.
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Jesse Mason’s student research group awarded $20K grant, allowing them to work with international telescope data

Through a $20,000 grant, HFC will become one of the first groups to work with data from the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, and will provide guidance for community colleges across the country.
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April HR Course of the Month: “Whole Health: Techniques to Manage Stress”

April is National Stress Awareness Month. Take the new "Whole Health" course to learn how to manage your stress level.