Student Success

HFC biology professor Dr. Gregory Karapetian

Greg’s Anatomy: biology instructor creates 105 anatomy videos for students

To help students succeed in anatomy classes, Gregory Karapetian created 105 free, customized anatomy videos for students.
A headshot of Isis Hang.

HawkStrong: HFC gave Isis Hang confidence to pursue civil engineering

After long hours of work, Isis Hang chose her own path, getting a second chance at academics at HFC.
A headshot of Niecie Hartley.

HawkStrong: award-winning nursing alumna featured in Ascension commercial

Donetta Hartley is honored to be part of a public health campaign to encourage patients to take care of their holistic health.
A headshot of Amal Harhara.

HawkStrong: Amal Harhara balances family, school to become a teacher

HFC faculty gave Harhara the confidence and skills she needed to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher.
Emerging Detroit artist/former HFC student Jonathan Harris

HFC alumnus enters national conversation as painting goes viral

Jonathan Harris’ painting, “Critical Race Theory,” is a flashpoint for national dialog about how history is perceived and taught.
A headshot of Ava Renee Willis.

HawkStrong: Overcoming health challenges, HFC student helps formerly incarcerated women

There is always hope when you have people supporting you to succeed, says Ava Renee Willis. Her non-profit provides support for formerly incarcerated women.
A headshot of Kierra Scott.

HawkPride: Alumna plans to attend law school after earning her MBA

HFC was Keirra Scott's third try at higher education. This time, she found the right path. Now, she's out to make a difference in others' lives.
A young man giving a presentation to a group of people.

Fall 2021 Honors Symposium on campus Dec. 10

Henry Ford II Honors Program students present their research on Dec. 10. The public is invited.
A photo of HFC Board of Trustees members and HFEC reps.

HFEC representatives accept National Blue Ribbon Award in Washington, D.C.

HFEC is the only high school in Michigan to win a National Blue Ribbon School Award this year. A team of HFEC representatives traveled to Washington, D.C. for the awards ceremony.
Finnley Culhane

Aspiring lawyer begins her education at HFC – just like her mother

Finnley Culhane says enrolling at HFC "seemed like destiny." Her mother, Teena, is an alumna and an instructor.
Amir El-Aswad

HawkStrong: HFC alumnus joins 180-year-old law firm in Detroit

HFC gave Amir El-Aswad the foundation he needed for law school and his dream career as a litigator.
A headshot of Keven Metushi.

From college dropout to honors student, aspiring pharmacist finds his way at HFC

After a rocky start in academics, Keven Metushi gave himself a second chance, enrolled at HFC, and is heavily involved on campus.
An image of Ismaila Ba with President Russ Kavalhuna.

HFC alumnus who speaks four languages is making his mark at Amazon

Ismaila Ba chose HFC for location, affordability, and its reputation for developing leaders. His hands-on learning at HFC helped him launch his IT career.
Rachel Jones and her husband Brandon

HFC welcomes Rachel Jones

Alumna Rachel Jones returns to HFC as the new clinical coordinator/instructor in the Ophthalmic Technician program.
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HFC Welcomes Emad Hani Abdulaziz

Early College alumnus starts his career with HFC, after graduating from the national award-winning Henry Ford Early College.
HFC Senior Systems Administrator Jerry Kondraciuk

Get to Know HFC: Jerry Kondraciuk

A dedicated teacher inspired Jerry Kondraciuk to make technology his career.
HFC alumnus John Shelton

“Born to build” masonry expert switches to engineering through HFC

Despite being out of his comfort zone, John Shelton earned two associate degrees, is earning a bachelor's degree in engineering, and now works at Ford Motor Company.
Megan Akkari

HFC welcomes Megan Akkari

Megan Akkari supports students through the HFC School of STEM, and will soon be an HFC student herself.
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Get to Know HFC: Coach Steven Brown

Coach Steve Brown has helped reinvigorate HFC's baseball and softball programs. He is currently the head softball coach.
Valencia Purry

Get to Know HFC: Valencia Purry, culinary artist

HFC's Valencia Purry enjoys working with culinary students and seeing them succeed.
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HFC alumna begins 35th year teaching music

HFC supported Lisa Meyer's passion for music and gave her the foundation for honing the talents and abilities of others.

HFC alumni earn promotions with the Farmington Hills Police

Of six Farmington Hills police officers who were recently promoted, two are HFC alumni.
Henry Ford College alumni Nicholas Renner and Hunter James display their first place trophies.

Two HFC alumni take first place in Michigan Lineman’s Rodeo

After placing first at the Michigan Lineman's Rodeo, two HFC alumni will move on to the International Lineman's Rodeo in October.
A headshot of Mary Adams.

HFC alumna is “living the dream” as an adult/gerontology Nurse Practitioner

HFC played a strong role in Mary Adams' academic and professional careers.