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April 18, 2012
HCC Continuing Education class offered to Hollister Community
WELDON - Halifax Community College (HCC) Continuing Education is now offering an employability skills class with a concentration on technology at the Ivory Learning Center in Hollister. The class started March 19 and meets twice per week from 4-6:30 p.m. Currently, students are learning about Microsoft Office programs. At the end of the class, participants will have a finished resume that they can use in their job search.

The outreach effort was the result of listening tours that were conducted throughout the HCC service area last spring. Hollister community member Teresa Rudd inquired about a computer class in the area for her husband, Marvin. With the support of HCC officials and Charlean Brown with the Ivory Learning Center, a site was found to hold the class. The center is part of the Ivory Community Development Corporation.
HCC Continuing Education class offered to Hollister Community
Pictured are: (front row from left) students Sandy Brinkley, Deborah Reid, Irene Richardson and Marvin Rudd; (second row from left, sitting) Clara Richardson, Jonnie Brown and Shelda Bailey; (back row standing) Dean of Continuing Education & Community Services Dr. Vera Palmer, HCC Computer Skills Specialist Ellen Grant, Tribal Administrator for the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe Alfred Richardson, HCC Trustee Bernella DeLaMora, HCC Human Resources Development Coordinator Tiffany Hale, HCC President Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr., Teresa Rudd and Director of the Ivory Learning Center Charlean Brown.
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Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, templem@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

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