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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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Team Building Workshop

HFC is hosting a Team Building Workshop on March 23 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Ghafari Room, E-123 (Bldg. E).

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Health Fair

HFC is hosting a Health Fair on March 29 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center (Room M-119).

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Imperial Gastropub

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

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Volunteer Day @ World Medical Relief

World Medical Relief is a private not-for-profit organization that operates exclusively for charitable purposes, nationally and internationally. The organization collects and distributes medical supplies, medicines and recycled medical equipment.

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Basketball, Wrestling Earn Playoff/National Championship Berths

HFC Wrestler Darian Holmes (blue) moves on to national championships March 9-11.

The HFC Men's Basketball Team and Wrestling Club recently secured playoff/national championship berths after tough schedules this year. Men's Basketball plays March 7 vs. Macomb Community College and the Wrestling Club competes for a national championship March 9-11 in Texas.

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“Building a Future Workforce with Apprenticeships” March 15

An HFC instructor works with students enrolled in the MAT2 program.

HFC President Dr. Stan Jensen and Detroit-based New Center Stamping (NCS) President/COO Greg Smith will present “Building a Future Workforce with Apprenticeships” at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Polish/Central European

Fifty-One O One is featuring the Polish/Central European menu this week! Check out the Fifty-One O One menu.

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Community Leadership Program develops leaders

An HFC student helps out a veteran's group with free eye exams.

In collaboration with several community partners in the greater Metro Detroit area, HFC's Community Leadership (CL) associate degree and certificate program provide the education and training future leaders need to improve the quality of life for all community members.

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Pre-Education Conference March 24

Henry Ford College will host a Pre-Education Conference for Pre-Education majors and other interested students on Friday, March 24.

HFC will host a Pre-Education Conference for Pre-Education majors on Friday, March 24. This conference takes place on the first floor of the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services & Conference Center (ASCC, Bldg. L) from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Country French

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

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Twelfth Annual Student Symposium: Attitude, Achievement and Academic Success

HFC presents the 12th Annual Student Symposium on Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. - noon in the Rosenau Rooms in the Administrative Service Conference Center building (bldg. L).

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Financial Aid Advising and Information Night Mar. 14

HFC will host the Financial Aid Advising and Information Night on Tuesday, March 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Rooms of the Welcome Center (Building WC).

HFC specifically encourages current area high school seniors and their parents/guardians to attend this free event.

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Eugene Applebaum Family Foundation Gift for Detroit Promise Scholarship

The Eugene Applebaum Family Foundation recently provided a significant gift to the Henry Ford College Foundation for the Detroit Promise Scholarship.

The Eugene Applebaum Family Foundation (Applebaum Foundation) recently provided a six figure gift to the Henry Ford College (HFC) Foundation for the Detroit Promise Scholarship. With this funding, a campus coach has been installed on the main campus of HFC.

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Annual Women's Recognition Luncheon March 24

Henry Ford College to Host 44th Annual Women’s Recognition Luncheon on March 24

HFC will host the 44th Annual Women’s Recognition Luncheon on Friday, March 24. This event takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student and Culinary Arts Center (Building M).

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Fifty-One O One Restaurant Weekly Menu: Deep South

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

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Students Win Statewide Awards at LAND Conference

Shandra Dicks placed second in the 3-D art contest with her sculpture “Dali’s Self Portrait.”

In mid-February, 13 HFC students will receive 13 individual awards and recognition at the 2017 Liberal Arts Network for Development (LAND) Conference, a statewide community college competition, in Muskegon.

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President's Collage Concert Feb. 25

The Henry Ford College (HFC) Music Dept. will present the 22st Annual President’s Collage Concert on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Michael A. Guido Theater in the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

The HFC Music Dept. will present the 22st Annual President’s Collage Concert on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m.

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Mechatronics Graduates Demonstrate High-Tech Mastery in February

Michigan’s newest advanced manufacturing student stars will strut their skills at Henry Ford College and Oakland Community College showcase events in February and March.

Student apprentices who are graduating from the competitive Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) program will demonstrate their high-tech mastery of automated equipment by completing projects in front of live audiences during events in February and March.

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