News and Events

HFC Hosts Law Enforcement/Black Community Leaders Discussion

From left to right: David P. Gelios, FBI special agent in charge of the Detroit Field Office; Dr. Kalvin DaRonne Harvell, an HFC professor of sociology; and Dearborn Heights Chief of Police Lee Gavin participated in a three-hour FBI/Law Enforcement/Black Community Leaders Round Table Discussion about law enforcement/community relations at HFC on Sept. 12.

The HFC Black Male & QUEENS Focus Groups and the Detroit Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) hosted an FBI/Law Enforcement/Black Community Leaders Round Table Discussion in September that focused on relationship-building between the African-American and law enforcement

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WHFR Hosts Annual Record Show

Henry Ford College’s WHFR 89.3 Station Hosts 9th Annual Record Show on Oct. 8

WHFR-FM (89.3), HFC's student-run radio station, will host its 9th Annual WHFR Record Show on Saturday, Oct.8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual sales event takes place in the Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M), located on the main campus.

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Student Political Issues Conference Oct. 7

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell will speak at HFC's Student Political Issues Convention from 1-2 p.m.

With the 2016 Presidential Election counting down, HFC and the League of Women Voters (LMV) of Dearborn–Dearborn Heights will host the 14th Annual Michigan Student Political Issues Convention on Friday, Oct. 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event takes place on the first floor of the Andrew A.

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Premium Steakhouse

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

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Fifty-One O One Oktoberfest Oct. 5!

Guten Appetit! Henry Ford College’s student-run restaurant holds annual Oktoberfest Buffet Oct. 5

Guten Appetit! Fifty-One O One – HFC’s student-run restaurant in the Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M) – will host the annual Oktoberfest Buffet on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

The menu is as follows:

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Important Information Regarding Recent Changes to Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

On Sept. 14, 2015, President Obama announced significant changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). These changes will be in effect for the 2017-2018 FAFSA and are described below.

Early FAFSA

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WINGS Committee Wins 2016 MACRAO Equity in Education Award

Henry Ford College WINGS Committee Wins 2016 MACRAO Equity in Education Award

The HFC Women’s Institute for National and Global Success (WINGS) Committee recently received news that it will receive the 2016 MACRAO Equity in Education Award at the 2016 Annual MACRAO Conference Nov. 16-18. This conference takes place at the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth.

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US Army Recruiting 2016

The US Army will be on campus for a recruitment event on Thursday, September 29 from 1 - 2 p.m. on the Liberal Arts Building Lawn. You can also check out some of the activities the US Army does to stay in shape. Test your skills and compete against your friends while having a ton of fun!

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Southern Italian

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

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HFC & EMU Host "Resonance" Exhibitions

Henry Ford College and Eastern Michigan University host “Resonance,” dual ceramics exhibitions on both campuses from now until Friday, Sept. 30.

HFC and Eastern Michigan University (EMU) are hosting “Resonance: Eastern Michigan University Ceramics Alumni Under the Tutelage of Susanne Stephenson & John Loree,” a dual exhibition showcasing ceramics artwork running concurrently at both HFC and EMU from now until Friday, Sept.

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HFC Helps Displaced ITT Students

In the aftermath of a recent college closing its doors, Henry Ford College is opening its doors to serve displaced college students.

On Sept. 6, a nationwide technical college abruptly closed its doors at all five of its locations in Michigan, including Dearborn. As a result of this closure, more than 40,000 students were displaced.

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Fifty-One O One Is Open!

Henry Ford College’s Fifty-One O One student-run restaurant reopens for business on Tuesday, Sept. 20, for the fall 2016 semester.

HFC's Fifty-One O One student-run restaurant is now open for the fall 2016 semester.

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Win a Sony Playstation 4 at HFC Discover Day Oct. 6

Henry Ford College’s Discover Day on Thursday, Oct. 6, allows current and prospective students to discover and learn in-depth information about HFC programs and opportunities in a relaxed environment. In addition, students can win prizes, including a Sony Play Station 4!

HFC will host Discover Day on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the main campus.

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HFC Receives “Veteran-Friendly” Ranking

Henry Ford College Receives Gold-Level Status “Veteran-Friendly” Ranking from Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) in Lansing recently recognized HFC as a “veteran-friendly” educational institution, awarding it gold-level status.

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College Hosts National Manufacturing Day

Henry Ford College Hosts Manufacturing Employers Breakfast on Sept 23 and National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 7

HFC's Workforce and Professional Development Division will host National Manufacturers Day (MFG Day) on Friday, Oct. 7. This day works to show students the many different career opportunities in the manufacturing industry.

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JC Penney Lifetouch Studio Employment Recruiting Sept. 1

JC Penney Lifetouch Studio seeks photographers for studios at various locations. No experience is necessary! Training provided.

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UPS Employment Recruiting Sept. 8

UPS will be on campus recruiting for part-time and full-time package handlers and drivers on Sept. 8. UPS offers up to $5,250 a year in tuition assistance at select locations. For more, visit www.upsjobs.com.

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Cultural Friendship Program--Sign Up By Sept. 9!

You are invited to sign up for the Cultural Friendship Program for this fall, 2016! The Cultural Friendship Program pairs international students at Henry Ford College with students, staff and faculty from the United States.

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Quality Metalcraft Open House Sept. 15

Quality Metalcraft will be on campus recruiting for more than 20 full-time openings with benefits on Sept. 15! They seek individuals to fill positions ranging from management to skilled trades. They have openings in production, engineering and robotics.

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Veterans Resource Fair Sept. 22

Henry Ford College will host the Veterans Resource Fair on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

HFC will host the Veterans Resource Fair on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on the first floor of the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services & Conference Center (ASCC, Bld. L).

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Student Wins Michigan Ceramics Art Association Scholarship

HFC Student Denise Widen wins Michigan Ceramics Art Association Scholarship.

Denise Widen, an HFC student studying ceramics, was one of two community college students who recently won a $500 scholarship from the Michigan Ceramics Art Association (MCAA).

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Join Us For Welcome Back Days

Students enjoyed themselves during the Welcome Back Days event in 2015.

HFC bids a warm welcome to its new and returning students with Welcome Back Days from Sept. 19-22 in the Student and Culinary Arts Center (Building M), located on the main campus.

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HFC Career Expo is Oct. 14

An HFC student speaks with a recruiter from the Marines during the 2015 Career Expo. Dozens of employers will be on hand at the 2016 Career Expo!

HFC's Office of Career Services (OCS) will host the fifth annual Career Expo on Friday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M) on the main campus.

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HFC Welcomes New Vice President of Academic Affairs

Henry Ford College Welcomes Dr. Michael A. Nealon as Vice President of Academic Affairs

HFC has appointed Dr. Michael A. Nealon as the College’s new vice president of Academic Affairs. He officially began on Monday, Aug. 15.

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Culinary Arts Earns Accreditation from American Culinary Federation

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission recently renewed a seven-year grant for Henry Ford College’s (HFC) Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts Degree program.

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) Accrediting Commission recently renewed a seven-year grant for HFC's Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts Degree program.

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HFC and UM-Dearborn Sign Transfer Agreement

Henry Ford College and the University of Michigan-Dearborn recently developed a transfer agreement to facilitate educational mobility and transfer of pre-engineering students from HFC to the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

HFC recently signed a transfer agreement with the University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) where students can transfer their credits toward an undergraduate degree in engineering at UM-Dearborn.

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Winter 2017 Nursing Application Deadline Extended

The Winter 2017 Nursing Application deadline is now extended to Thursday, Aug. 18, at 5 p.m.

For more information, please contact Lorraine Paffenroth @ 313-317-6525 or via email at lpaffen@hfcc.edu.

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MAT2 and HFC Celebrate Graduates July 13

Dr. Jensen (second from left) stands with Gov. Rick Snyder, Rep. Jim Tedder of the 43rd District, Joel Johnson, chair of the committee on Workforce and Talent Development, and Steve Arwood, director, Talent and Economic Development Dept.

HFC President Stan Jensen helped celebrate the first graduates of the innovative Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) program July 13 in Lansing with participating employers and colleges. During the ceremony, Dr.

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Nursing Students Hold Fundraisers for Belize Humanitarian Trip

A team of 14 HFC nursing students and faculty members are holding fundraisers in late July and August to aid in funding their humanitarian trip to Belize on a mission of mercy in late December through International Service Learning (ISL).

A team of 14 HFC nursing students and faculty members are holding fundraisers in late July and August to aid in funding their humanitarian trip to Belize on a mission of mercy in late December through International Service Learning (ISL).

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Acting Students Nominated for Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship!

HFC students Zach Ross and Samantha Kenbeek in a scene from "Bug."

Two officials from the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) nominated HFC acting students Zach Ross and Samantha Kenbeek for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions.

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Medical Assistant Program = Great Career for Non-traditional Students

The Medical Assistant (MA) program at Henry Ford College (HFC) offers a gateway into the medical field for non-traditional students.

The Medical Assistant (MA) program at HFC offers a gateway into the medical field for non-traditional students.

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Adray Tournament Raises $47,000 for Scholarships

The Dearborn Country Club served as host for the 2016 Adray Tournament.

The HFC 25th Annual Mike Adray Memorial Golf Tournament, presented by Enertron LLC in mid-May at the Dearborn Country Club, raised more than $47,000. Proceeds from this event fund scholarships for deserving students in southeast Michigan.

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Employers and Alumni Praise Cisco Networking Academy Program

Employers and alumni alike praise HFC's CISCO Networking Academy Program.

Employers and alumni alike have high praise for the HFC Cisco Networking Academy Program, which provides students with the skills for designing, building and managing computer networks.

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Kroger Employment Recruitment Event

Kroger will be on campus recruiting for new employees for all locations on June 21, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Building (Bld. K) lobby, especially for the Taylor area.

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HVAC Program Offers Accelerated Degree to Meet Growing Demand

HFC's HVAC program uses state-of-the-art labs like the Energy Technology Lab to provide students with exceptional hands-on experiences unavailable at other colleges.

Demand for heating/cooling professionals in Michigan and the United States (U.S.) is at an all-time high.

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HFC Baseball Player Kyle Roberts Drafted in 5th Round!

HFC Baseball Player Kyle Roberts was drafted in the 5th round of the MLB draft by the Texas Rangers in June.

The Texas Rangers drafted HFC baseball player Kyle Roberts in the 5th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft.

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Blind Student Makes Most of HFC Education

Khodr Farhat, a blind student, recently graduated from Henry Ford College, which he credits for his success.

Blind since birth, Khodr Farhat never let that stand in the way of achieving his goals. He repeatedly credits HFC for allowing him to reach his potential.

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Michigan Advanced Technician Training Program Session June 30

A student in the Michigan Advanced Technician Training works on a project during his rotation at a local manufacturing firm.

HFC and the State of Michigan Workforce Development Agency will host a dinner information session on the Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) program June 30. This session takes place in the Technology Building (Bld.

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Fifty-One O One International Buffets

HFC's Fifty-One O One Restaurant to present its international buffets in May and June.

HFC's Fifty-One O One restaurant announces the 2016 International Buffet lunch schedule.

The schedule is as follows:

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HFC to Present "Bug" Throughout June

HFC Theatre Arts will present "Bug" in June.

The HFC Theatre Arts program’s presentation of “Bug” will finish its run the weekend of June 23-26. The two leads, Zach Ross and Samantha Kenbeek, have been nominated for the prestigious Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions.

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Golfer Jake Kieronski wins MCCAA State Tournament Again!

HFC Golfer Jake Kieronski wins MCCAA State Tournament for a second year in a row!

Jake Kieronski, a member of the HFC golf team, won the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Individual Championship title for the second consecutive year at the MCCAA State Tournament at Elks Lodge in Port Huron on May 10.

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HFC Celebrates the Graduation of 380 Students!

HFC Celebrates the Graduation of 380 Students!

Approximately 380 students graduated from HFC during the May 7 commencement ceremonies, which took place at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.

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Student lands internship at MSU’s Summer Plant Genomics Program

Biotechnology Student Tiffany Feebish lands coveted internship at MSU’s Summer Plant Genomics Program for Undergraduates.

Tiffany Feebish, a Henry Ford II Honors Program student majoring in Biotechnology at HFC, credits her current internship at Wayne State University and this summer’s internship at Michigan State University (MSU) to HFC’s Biotechnology Program.

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Acting Students Nominated for the Prestigious Scholarship

Henry Ford College acting students Zachary Ross (left) and Joshua Neilson (right), both seen here in HFC's recent production of "The Diviners," were nominated for the prestigious Irene Ryan Scholarship.

An official from the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) nominated HFC acting students Joshua Neilson and Zach Ross for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions.

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Art History Professor Participates in International Lecture

HFC's Hashim Al-Tawil (second from left) stands with other art history presenters during the Sharjah 7th International Calligraphy Biennial in the United Arab Emirates.

Hashim Al-Tawil, an HFC Art History professor, recently participated in the Sharjah 7th International Calligraphy Biennial (Sharjah Biennial) from April 10-11 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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May Concert for HFC Music Program

HFC Music Program to play during the month of May.

HFC's Music Program will perform a concert in Dearborn on May 22.

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The Mirror News Wins Awards!

The Mirror News staff and advisors proudly display their certificates and awards.

HFC's student-run newspaper The Mirror News won many awards and honors at the Michigan Community College Press Association’s (MCCPA) Press Day. This annual conference took place April 9 at Central Michigan University.

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HFC Safety Professional Earns Designation from Homeland Security

HFC Campus Safety Assistant Director Dr. Ali Awadi recently earned certification in Homeland Security Level V (CHS-V) Designation and is only Arab American to achieve this honor.

The American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS) recently awarded HFC's Assistant Manager of Campus Safety Ali Awadi Certified in Homeland Security – Level V (CHS-V) distinction. This is the highest level of certification.

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Music Program to Play Three Venues in April

One of the groups participating in the April music concerts includes HFC's Metropolitan Symphony Band.

HFC's Music Program will perform at three different venues in late April.

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Pacific Northwest

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

Fifty-One O One is a student-run restaurant located in the Student and Culinary Arts Center with the following hours:

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