HCCC receives Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities ‘Outstanding Member Institution Award’

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) was recently recognized by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) with the “Outstanding HACU-Member Institution Award” for excellence in support of HACU’s mission.

The award was presented during HACU’s 2023 conference, “Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Diversifying Our Workforce and Strengthening America,” Oct. 28-30, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) President Antonio Flores presents Hudson County Community College President Christopher Reber with the 2023 “Outstanding HACU-Member Institution Award”

“HACU is fortunate to have member institutions like Hudson County Community College partnering with us on initiatives that advance Hispanic student success, and this award recognizes their efforts” HACU President and CEO Antonio Flores said. “HACU congratulates HCCC on this well-deserved recognition and looks forward to their continued success as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.”

“For more than 28 years, Hudson County Community College has enjoyed an outstanding partnership with HACU. In working together, we have expanded opportunities for our students, developed and implemented award-winning student success programs, and strengthened collaborations with government, business, industry, and beyond,” Dr. Christopher Reber, HCCC president said.

Hudson County Community College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) – 56% of full-time students are Hispanic/LatinX. Diversity, equity, and inclusion principles are interwoven into every HCCC policy, procedure, program, and offering to foster and support a welcoming, diverse, equitable and inclusive environment on all HCCC campuses.