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Student silhouette: Allena McCloud, SGA Vice President An optimistic leader who is grateful for her life’s journey 

In Download Live Wire, HACC News, Profiles, Students by Travis Hannegan

The lessons Allena McCloud, vice president of the Lancaster campus SGA, learned working in the student government and at the leadership series helped her to better understand the needs of campus clubs. The forms and paperwork required to function in the school bureaucracy can be challenging to fill out even for experienced people, made worse by the frequent turnaround of …

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HACC Faculty Profile: Dr. Warren Anderson HACC’s new Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

In Faculty, HACC News, Profiles by Sadie Werner

Dr. Warren Anderson is Harrisburg Area Community College’s new addition as Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer. He travels between all five HACC campuses, and with his gentle voice, easy laugh and comfortable manner, students talk Dr. Anderson as if they have known him for years. The role of Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, is new for HACC and Dr. John …

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Is HACC in danger of closing? Consolidated School of Business closes its Lancaster Campus

In Community/World News, HACC News by Victoria Bostwick

On March 30, 2017 Consolidated School of Business (CSB) Lancaster campus will be forced to close its doors. Their York campus will remain open which Lancaster students will be able to transfer to. Since the number of enrolled students dropped from 200 to 57 in about 20 years, a three quarter decrease, the institution had no choice but to merge …

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Race Dilemma panelists discuss institutional racism’s lasting effect Pillars of the community acknowledge our country’s history of inequality and steps to address the racial divide.

In Community/World News, HACC News by Travis Hannegan

All seven members of the diverse panel at the “America’s New Race Dilemma” forum agreed that communication is the best way to bridge the persisting gap between races. Many in the audience of the near-capacity crowd in Main 222 on Sept. 20, nodded in agreement as the speakers looked back on America’s history of racial discrimination and promoted steps to …