HCC hosts area high school juniors
learning about careers
Halifax Community College hosted Juniors
Learning About Careers (JLAC) Day, March 11 for area high
school juniors from Roanoke Rapids, Northampton County-West,
and Weldon STEM. Students had the opportunity to explore the
campus and hear from instructors and students in different
academic areas about careers.
During the general session, HCC President
Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr. welcomed students.
“This is our fifth year of the JLAC
program and we really want to thank you for coming to
Halifax Community College,” said Griffin. “As many of you
know, we have had record setting enrollment. Our enrollment
has grown with traditional-aged students and we really do
Dean of Student Services Barbara
Bradley-Hasty explained the program to students and how
tours would proceed. Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr.
Erica Holmes made introductions of faculty and staff. Then,
China Wade with SGA, David Laskey with PRIDE and Tonya Mason
with Women of Excellence spoke about their organizations.
Students then had the
opportunity to tour campus as well as participate in a fair
featuring each program offered at HCC.