Thursday, July 30, 2015

Ski Gram 49 - July 30, 2015

Dobrý den, spolupracovníci!  (Czech for Greetings, colleagues!)
I am pleased to share the following news, and more, in my 49th Ski Gram:

  • Healthy Minds. Healthy Hearts. Healthfully Yours
  • Strategic Planning Process Under Way
  • HACC Foundation Board Elects Officers
  • Mail Center Reorganizes
  • Learn to Fish With the Office of College Advancement
  • Review These Tips to Prepare for a Media Interview
  • Full Ride Merit Scholarship Celebration
  • Celebrate India Day on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015




    Thursday, June 25, 2015

    Ski Gram 48 - June 25, 2015

    Salam sejahtera, rakan-rakan! (Malay for Greetings, colleagues!)
    I am pleased to share the following news, and much more, in my 48th Ski Gram:

    ·   A Salute to Students, Thanks to Sponsors
    ·   Seeking  HACC Foundation Board Members
    ·   Recycling News
    ·   Retention Success
    ·   Golfers! Save the Date!
    ·   Mini-Golf Outing Set for Aug. 15, 2015
    ·   Interactions With The Media
    ·   First-Year Seminar 
    ·   Steelcase Grant Promotes “Active Learning”

    Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Ski Gram 47 - May 14, 2015

    Salom do’stlari! (Uzbek for Greetings, colleagues!)

    In my 47th Ski Gram, you can read about the following, and much more:

  • New myHACC Portal Goes “Live”
  • A Student’s Commitment to Success Inspires Others
  • HACC Foundation Board Adds New Member
  • Security Corner: Bicycle Safety Tips
  • Summer Camps on Campus for Teens
  • HACC Ranks Fifth in Digital Community Colleges Survey
  • Use HACC’s Logo Wisely
  • Developmental English Course Saves Students Time and Money
  • HACC Honors Program Seeks Scholars
  • Why HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College?
  • Handling Sponsorship Requests from Community Organizations




    Friday, March 20, 2015

    Ski Gram 46 - March 20, 2015

    Sveiki, kolēģi (Latvian for Greetings, colleagues!) I am pleased to share the following, and much more news, in my 46th Ski Gram:

  • HACC Welcomes New Chief of Staff
  • Here is Your Chance to Coach the Hawks to Victory!
  • Upcoming President’s Forums
  • “HR for HACC Supervisors”
  • A HACC Student Success Hero
  • Faculty Lead “Lancaster Learns” Conference
  • Training Needs Assessment for Faculty and Staff
  • Publicize Your Events!
  • Join the “Starfish Power Users”




    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Ski Gram 45 - February 25, 2015

    Osiyo, (Cherokee for Greetings) colleagues! I am pleased to share the following news, and more, in my 45th Ski Gram:

  • Spring Break Schedule
  • Mark Your Calendar for "Talks With Ski"
  • New Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Technical Leadership
  • "Godspell" Comes to Rose Lehrman Arts Center
  • Career and Academic Success Snapshots
  • New myHACC Portal is Coming!
  • Scholarship Selection Committees Need Volunteers
  • Career Services Strategic Plan
  • Middle States Update




    Monday, February 2, 2015

    Ski Gram 44 - February 2, 2015

    Greetings! Here are some of the topics you can read about in my 44th Ski Gram:

  • More Than 900 Students Graduate in Fall 2014 Ceremony
  • Gala Raises More Than $120,000 for Students and Programs
  • New HACC Communications Hub Ready for Use
  • Celebrating Excellence in Serving Our Students
  • Paving Pathways to Higher Education
  • Safety and Security Update
  • New Integrated Marketing Communications Firm
  • How To Avoid Debt With a College Education
  • Scholarships Available Now for 2015-16
  • OCA 101 Sessions Returning in Spring 2015




    Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    Ski Gram 43 - December 23, 2014

    Good morning, colleagues!

    For your holiday reading pleasure, please click on the following link to enjoy a 21-page SKI GRAM celebrating all we have accomplished TOGETHER for our students and the communities we serve.

    43rd Ski Gram

    As Evelyn Glennie said, "Holidays are about experiences and people, and tuning into what you feel like doing at that moment. Enjoy not having to look at a watch."  I look forward to seeing you on January 5, 2015. Thank you for all you do to ensure HACC is #hottestccintheuniverse!  Happy Holidays!

    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

    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 . . .