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Jan. 7, 2015
HCC hosts new student orientation sessions for spring 2015
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) held new student orientation sessions on Jan. 6 at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Dr. Phillip W. Taylor Complex, Room 108. Students had an opportunity to hear from college administration, faculty and staff, and lunch was provided.

The orientation sessions featured a new format this year with students hearing from Dean of Students and Enrollment Management Dr. Barbara Bradley-Hasty and President Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr.

Students then transitioned to department meetings based on program of study. Meetings were held for the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Health Sciences, School of Business, School of Legal and Public Service, and School of Vocational and Industrial Technology.

Topics addressed during the school meetings included:
  • Blackboard
  • Bookstore
  • Campus resources
  • Campus security
  • Change of major
  • Developmental courses
  • Faculty academic expectations
  • Financial aid
  • Grievance procedure
  • Note-taking
  • Online classes
  • Program completion guides
  • Programs as they relate to careers/income
  • Registering for classes before the breaks
  • Selecting a major
  • Student gmail
  • Student IDs
  • Study skills
  • Success tips from current students
  • Time management
  • WebAdvisor
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HCC President Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr., center, addressed guests at the new student orientation, Jan. 6 in the Dr. Phillip W. Taylor Complex, Room 108.
Halifax Community College's Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239