Human Resources

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HFC welcomes Cortney Markham as MCA Lab Technician

Cortney Markham, daughter of an HFC nursing grad, joins the Department of Media Communication Arts at a transformative time.
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June Course of the Month: “Becoming an Ally”

In recognition of Pride Month, the NEOED course of the month for June teaches you about Becoming an Ally.
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Ashley Smith becomes Faculty Chair of Automotive Technology / ASSET

Ashley Smith is the first female faculty chair of the Automotive Tech/ASSET programs at HFC.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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."
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Get to Know HFC: Sara Gonzalez Herrera knows firsthand the challenges international students face

Gonzalez Herrera’s varied life experiences allow her to support and empower international students at HFC.
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Get to Know HFC: Dr. Joel Geffen helps students navigate differences

Dr. Joel Geffen helps students think and learn at the college level by building rapport through respectful listening, interaction, and questions about some of life's core challenges and values.
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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.
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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.
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HFC General Counsel honored as one of Crain’s Notable Women in Law

Vice President Amy Clark is one of 30 attorneys in Metro Detroit named to the Crain’s Notable Women in Law for 2024.
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Accessibility training is required for all HFC employees

All HFC employees who create any form of digital content (including email) are required by the federal government to undergo accessibility training each year.
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HFC welcomes Sarah Kigar, who comes from a family of educators

Working as Assistant to the Associate Dean of STEM is a good fit for Sarah Kigar because it allows her to support both educators and students.
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March HR courses of the month: “Master Microsoft Outlook in 30 Minutes”

Does your inbox have you stressed out? Do you need to streamline your use of email? You are invited to take any of three short online courses on mastering Outlook.
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Get to Know HFC: Leslie S. Thompson moonlights as an author

Thompson has been a published author for several years, starting with a three-novel series about the NYC public libraries. He's completing his fourth novel, this time a standalone story.
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Elevate your career at HFC with “Learn” module in NEOED

Learn is a cutting-edge training and development program you can access through NEOED for various training courses and learning plans.
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HFC names Chardin Claybourne Director of the Henry Ford II Honors Program

As the Henry Ford II Honors Program Director, Chardin Claybourne's goal is to make it the premier community college honors program in Michigan.
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Get to Know HFC: Dr. Candance Niemer earns doctorate in her journey to educate future nurses

Teaching at HFC allows Dr. Candance Niemer to foster the growth of her students, preparing them to become future nurses.
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HR streamlines processes: direct deposit

The first in the series of significant enhancements to HR processes: Learn how to streamline HFC's direct deposit change request procedure.
Gina is wearing a green sweater and glasses, playing the piano.

Get to Know HFC: For 30 years, Gina D’Alessio has taught music from the heart

Being able to pass on her musical knowledge to students and seeing them succeed has been the center of Gina D’Alessio’s teaching career at HFC.
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HFC welcomes new Women’s Basketball Coach Rashaun Hankins

New women's basketball coach wants to build the program to its fullest potential.
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Electronic W-2 forms for 2023 are available through Self-Service

Your W-2 forms are online now via Self Service. If you want to receive your 2023 HFC W-2 form in an electronic format, login to sign up.
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Get to Know HFC: Bob Burnham brings forty years of experience to WHFR

Bob Burnham, who built a functioning radio station as a teenager, brings long expertise in broadcasting and his love of old radio shows to WHFR.