Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Ski Gram 42 - November 3, 2014

Greetings! Here are some of the topics you can read about in my 42nd Ski Gram:

  • HACC Board of Trustees Appoints New Trustee
  • Help Capture HACC’s 50th Anniversary in a Time Capsule
  • Students and Employees Help the Homeless
  • Ombud…what?
  • Spotlight on Faculty Department Chairs
  • Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence
  • Our Workforce Snapshot
  • Professional Development
  • “HACC Gives Back” With 5K Run
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    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Ski Gram 41 - September 30, 2014

    Greetings! Here are some of the topics you can read about in my 41st Ski Gram

    • Students Can Now Become Certified Personal Trainers® at HACC
    •  New Scholarship for Midtown Center Students 
    • Expanded Collegewide Wireless Access 
    • HACC Foundation Allocations Committee Awards Over $225,000 
    • President’s Award Honors Employee Achievements 
    • YOUR Monthly Brand Update 
    • mtvU Comes to HACC 
    • Phone Call Campaign Welcomes Each New Student

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Ski Gram 40 - August 31, 2014

    Here is my 40th Ski Gram. Some of the topics covered include:

    • HACC’s Treasure Hunt for Tuition Giveaways Changes Lives
    • You Are Invited! HACC’s 50th Anniversary Convocation
    • New Associate Provost for Workforce Development
    • Changes to College Smoke/Tobacco Policy
    • Dependent Verification Yields Substantial Savings
    • HACC Faculty Win 2014 Desire2EXCEL Collaboration Award
    • Professional Development @ HACC

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Ski Gram 39 - July 31, 2014


    Here is my 39th Ski Gram. Some of the topics covered include:

    • Twenty Leadership Lessons I Learned While Biking in Spain Recently
    • “Where in the World is HACC?”
    • HACC Art Department Earns Accreditation
    • Taking Our Email Security Cues from the Security Experts
    • Eat Well and Promote Sustainability, Too
    • Free Office Software Available to HACC Students
    • New Website Debuts
    • How Well Do You Know HACC Style?
    • YOUR Monthly Brand Update
     






    Tuesday, June 24, 2014

    Ski Gram 38, June 19, 2014

    Nnyob zoo, npoj yaig (Hmong for Greetings colleagues)!
     
    In my 38th Ski Gram . . .
     
    HACC Publishes First iBooks
    New Appointments in Academic Affairs
    Staff Members Join Office of Human Resources
    Healthy@HACC: Biometric Screenings
    We Welcome New Alumni Leaders
    Dining Out Paid Off for HACC
    Check Out Our Tour Stops
    Responding to Requests From the Media
    HACC Style Means More Than Cool-Looking T-Shirts

    And more . . .

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

    Ski Gram 37, May 22, 2014

    Merhaba (Turkish for Greetings), colleagues!

    In my 37th Ski Gram, you will find some of the following topics . . .

    • College Names Three to Campus Leadership Posts
    • Student Success Starts With HACC
    • Bike Tour Provides $41,000 in Scholarships
    • A Glimpse Into ReDISCOVER HACC Week
    • HACC Ranks Among Top Colleges for Technology
    • Spotlight On Faculty
    • President’s Performance Summary
    • YOUR Monthly Brand Update
    And other news . . .

    Thank you!

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    Ski Gram 36


    Good evening, colleagues!

    In this 15-page Ski Gram 36 document, you will find some of the following topics:

    • Students: Register Today! You Could Win a Scholarship!
    • HACC’s Virtual Learning/Lebanon Executive Directors
    • Accepting Nominations for The President’s Award
    • Reminder: Middle States Visit Tuesday, April 29 – Thursday, May 1, 2014
    • Geospatial Information Systems Professor Wins Award
    • Forum Aims to Give Peace a Chance
    • YOUR Monthly Brand Update
    • Grant Will Aid Education For Students With Developmental Disabilities
    • HACC Has Exceptional Alumni
    Thank you!

    Friday, April 4, 2014

    Mini-SKI GRAM - April 3, 2014


    Good evening, colleagues!

    Tonight, I share with you a Mini-SKIGRAM .  The topics included in this short document includes the following three topics:

    1) Movie Screening - HACC has been selected to take part in The Sundance Institute’s FILM FORWARD screening of the critically acclaimed, award winning film “The Rocket.”

    2) Locally-grown produce available - We are pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Spiral Path Farm that will allow you to purchase locally-grown produce from this well-known organic farm at a 5% discounted rate.

    3) Kings Who Cook Gourmet Food Sampling Festival - We are excited to announce a partnership with the Harrisburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in honor of HACC’s 50th anniversary and the sorority’s 101st year. The sorority’s annual Kings Who Cook gourmet food sampling festival will be held at our Harrisburg Campus on Sunday, April 27, 2014, from 2:30-5 p.m.

     Thank you!

    Thursday, March 20, 2014

    Ski Gram March 20, 2014


    Geia sas (Greek for Greetings), colleagues!

    In my 34th Ski Gram, . . .

    • Our 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues!
    • It’s Time to ReDISCOVER HACC!
    • Thanks to Our Sponsors and the Communities We Serve
    • Watch the Ted Lick Administration Building Dedication
    • Cooper Student Center
    • Finance and Human Resources Department Appointments
    • Award for Excellence in Online Teaching
    • HACC Hosts “Career Days”
    • Students Shine Brightly at Lancaster
    • Advice to Faculty: Flip Classrooms Without “Flipping Out”
    • Let's Talk: A Conversation About Race
    • And much more . . .

    Friday, March 7, 2014

    Ski Gram March 4, 2014


    Here is my 33rd Ski Gram. Some of the topics covered include:

    • Get Your Party Hat On! HACC is Turning 50!
    • New Safety and Security Director
    • Student Scholars Join Honor Society
    • Ethics Bowl Team Heads to National Championship Tournament
    • Early Childhood Associate Degree Program Earns Praise 
    • Fundraising Parties to Benefit the HACC Foundation
    • Scholarship Awards Celebrations Recognize Student Achievement
    • HACC Plans New Mobile Application
    • Questions and Answers
    • And much more . . .

    Friday, December 20, 2013

    Ski Gram 32

    Ski Gram 32
    Dec. 19, 2013

    Glade feriedage, (Danish for "Happy Holidays") Colleagues!

    In my 32nd Ski Gram, . . .

    • Middle States Team Sets Visit for April
    • Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Induction
    • Language Institute Prepares Students to Excel
    • HACC Library to Host Lincoln Exhibit
    • Community College Commission Names President
    • College Seeks Mentors for Students
    • Lancaster Symposium Promotes Humanities
    • An Update on Delayed Opening and Closures
    • Promoting Shared Governance at HACC
    • Harrisburg Upgrades Classroom Security
    • And much more in 23 pages . . .
     

     
     

     

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013

    Ski Gram 31


    Greetings!
     
    In my 31stSki Gram you will find some of the following topics in this 11-page document:

    • Dean of Student and Academic Success Named
    • New Chief Human Resources Officer Joins HACC
    • Provost Search Update
    • Fall Commencement Set for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013
    • HACC Takes Next Step with Interact Communications
    • Faculty Members Explore a New Frontier in Virtual Learning
    • October is CyberSecurity Month
    • HACC Honors Veterans
    • Retirement Incentive
    • Lebanon Campus Update
    • Facilities Update
    • Campus to Mark Gettysburg Address Sesquicentennial
    • Disability Employment Events Put Accent on “Ability”
    Thank you!

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    John J. "SKI" Sygielski, Ed.D.
    President, HACC - Central Pennsylvania's Community College

    Mailing Address: One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Email: ski@hacc.edu
    Telephone: 717-736-4100
    Fax: 717-909-1491
    Website: www.hacc.edu

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    Mission Statement
    Creating opportunities and transforming lives to shape the future - TOGETHER.

    Vision statement
    HACC will be the first choice for a quality and accessible higher education opportunity.