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HACC faculty prepare for union vote

Harrisburg Area Community College is the state’s largest community college. It’s also the only one without a faculty union.

By Julia Agos

Updated: March 30, 2021 | 10:15 pm

Wolf still won’t say when people in 1B and beyond will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine

At a mass vaccination site in Harrisburg, the governor touted what he calls ‘significant progress’ in the vaccine rollout, but is not yet committing to a timetable for expanding eligibility.

By Sam Dunklau

Mass COVID-19 vaccination site set to open Tuesday in Dauphin County

Dauphin County Commissioner Mike Pries says HACC is an ideal site because it’s centrally located and easily accessible.

By Julia Agos

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Smart Talk Road Trip to the HACC Campus to discuss career and tech education

Pennsylvania's need for a skilled workforce relies on technical schools
By Smart Talk

HACC faculty voted ‘no confidence’ in school president, but trustees extended his contract anyway

The faculty asked the board not to renew John Sygielski’s contract in the interim, but trustees did extend it.
By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Criticized for cutting campus mental health counseling, Pa. community college adds new services

The college abruptly cut counseling services for students in September and did not publicly announce the move.
By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA

Feeling suicidal, she turned to her college. But it had just cut campus mental health services

More than a month after Pennsylvania's largest community college cut mental health counseling across its five campuses, there is still confusion about how students can access care.
By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA

Students blast Pa.’s largest community college for cutting campus mental health services while spending big on renovations

'Where’s your money going?' one student asked of the college. 'Because there are people who don’t have insurance who really rely on these services for help.'
By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA

Pa.’s largest community college eliminates campus mental health counseling for 17K students

College health experts called the move short-sighted and risky at a time of growing mental health needs among students
By Aneri Pattani/Spotlight PA