The Spring 2013 Entrepreneurial Celebration was a great event!
Fourteen students in the Entrepreneurship and Creativity Class presented their business ideas to an audience of community, peer and HCC members. All represented their business ideas and the college well. First place went to Taylor Duvall and her business, Late-Night Finds, which is a smartphone application that finds business that are open late at night. Coming in second was Nick Marrow with his business, PromotUs, which is a webiste that connects businesses and consumers. Congraulations to Taylor and Nick and to all the students and faculty who were involved!
Babson College Partnership! Exciting opportunity for Entrepreneurship and Business Administration AA students to transfer to Babson College, one of the best entrepreneurial colleges in the U.S.
HCC Receives Accreditation for Network Security Program
Howard Community College has been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence 2-Year (CAE2Y) in Information Assurance. This institutional award is established by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and CyberWatch. HCC was recognized for having established a robust information assurance (IA) program, and has successfully mapped security courses to two of the Committee on National Security Systems training standards, CNSS 4011 and CNSS 4013, to receive the coveted status of CAE2Y. HCC is one of approximately 20 colleges across the country to earn this award.
The benefits of being CAE2Y institution are significant: recognition of the quality of the program by industry, professional associations, and academia; seamless program articulation with CAE universities; better job placement and/or transfer opportunities for students; opportunities for collaboration with other CAE2Y and CAE institutions; improved institutional standing in the local, regional, and professional community; opportunities for institutional and program marketing; and monetary support.
Division Outcomes, A Commitment to Excellence
The Business and Computer Systems Division at HCC presents innovative and up-to-date curricula. There are ten outcomes that are instilled in various courses throughout each degree program in the Division. By completion of a degree program within the Business & Computer Systems Division, each graduate is expected to have achieved all ten outcomes. The outcomes serve as the basis for transfer to a baccalaureate program and/or effective functioning in a business career.
Center for Entrepreneurial and Business Excellence
Visit the Center for Entrepreneurial and Business Excellence (CEBE) in DH 310. Whether your innovation is in the idea stage, or you want help pitching it to investors, or your established business needs a growth strategy, or you want to develop a website for your business - the CEBE at HCC can provide the knowledge, skills, resources and opportunities for achieving your goals. Find out more on the CEBE web page.
HCC does not offer all courses every semester or every year. The college catalogue is the ultimate contract with the students. Check HCC's online schedule of classes for the most current information.
Customized training and noncredit business and computer courses are available through our Division of Continuing Education.
The Business and Computer Systems Division is located in Duncan Hall on HCC's main Columbia campus.