Let’s celebrate!

We are proud to announce that HCC and the HCC Foundation are celebrating the College’s 50th Anniversary in 2018-2019! Join us to commemorate five decades of innovation and inspiration! Click here to see the Tampa Bay Times article about  the impact of HCC.

Now through March 2019, we are opening our doors to the community for special campus-based celebrations that reflect the spirit and unique identity of each of our locations and the communities they serve. See below for dates and more information, and click here to view photos of past events. On Saturday, April 27, 2019, we conclude this milestone year with a community celebration that will invite all Tampa Bay residents to see the momentous impact of HCC, past, present, and future.

The HCC Foundation will also help blaze a trail to our future, commemorating the anniversary and helping us rise together, supporting the College through a comprehensive funding campaign: HCC Rising: Together We Lift Our Community.

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Campus Signature Celebrations

SouthShore: Come to the Shore
Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
SouthShore Campus Community Room

A recognition event to acknowledge members of the community who have contributed to the development of the campus and celebrate outstanding students, faculty, and alumni. Food, entertainment, display tables and awards will be part of the event.

Dale Mabry:  Come Home Week
Tuesday – Saturday, February 19 through 23, 2019, Various Times
Throughout the Dale Mabry Campus

Tuesday, February 19, 12:30 p.m.:  Homecoming Celebration Pep Rally kick off, Green & Gold Shade Pavilion
Wednesday: Student Government Association 50th Anniversary Homecoming Carnival, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Green & Gold Shade Pavilion
Thursday: Historical Progressive Dinner (invitation only, please contact us to learn more)
Friday: Guitar Series featuring Raphaella Smits, 7:30 p.m., Auditorium
Saturday: Basketball Double-Header against rival St. Petersburg College for the inaugural “Howard Frankland Cup,” 1:30 p.m., Gymnasium

Brandon: Celebrating Action in Leadership: Women Who Make a Difference
Friday, March 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Brandon Campus Conference Center

Celebration of 50 female community leaders, in a day to include an inspiring keynote speaker, lively panel discussions, and mentorship opportunities.

Community Celebration

Saturday, April 27, 2019: Water Works Park, downtown Tampa