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Houston Community College's Southwest College has locations at Gulfton Center, Missouri City Campus, Stafford Campus, West Loop Campus and Distance Education.

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Impressive April Fine Arts and Music Events

Apr 9, 2014

The HCC Fine Arts Department brought out the big guns for its April lineup of events. These include an appearances by Trio Oriens, composer Dr. Stephen Yip and the Southwest Choir.

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HCC Southwest to host multiple international festivals

Apr 10, 2014

Students from the HCC Southwest Gulfton campus will kick off the Southwest College’s annual International Celebration from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. today, with the popular Parade of Nations.

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West Loop Open House

Apr 4, 2014

HCC Southwest will host an open house for current and prospective students from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15 at the HCC Southwest West Loop Campus.

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Rice professor chose community college route too

Apr 3, 2014

The road to a Rice University research career would seem challenging to any student but, not so, says Dr. Jonathan “Joff” Silberg of Rice, who outlined his own journey from community college during the STEM Symposium at West Loop.

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Baby With Bath Water The Garners Awards

Apr 1, 2014

HCC Southwest’s drama department has added more awards to its collection since participating in the Texas Community College Speech and Theater Association’s annual festival at Blinn College in Brenham.

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Artist reception: Chaz & Lola

Mar 19, 2014

Local award-winning artist Chadwick Gray (Chaz) and Laura Spector (Lola) will have Pop Nouveau poster paintings on display at the HCC West Loop Campus Art Gallery.

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Missouri City Open House

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Missouri City Campus Open House

Mar 27, 2014

Prospective and current HCC Students are invited to attend the Missouri City Open House (College Awareness Day)

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HCC Southwest's Dir. of Facilities leads massive trail ride to start off HLSR

Feb 28, 2014

It's rodeo time in Houston and HCC Southwest Director of Facilities and Personnel Alex Prince has dusted off his western gear to join his family and friends for a week-long trail ride to kick of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

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HCC MMI members with Al Sharpton.

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Sharpton motivates area students at West Loop Campus

Feb 25, 2014

Civil rights activist, Rev. Al Sharpton gave a rousing call to action to local middle-school, high-school and college students, encouraging them to stay in school and work hard to better their own lives.

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HCC Southwest earns $100,000 STEM Grant

Feb 24, 2014

The Summer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Merit Program of HCC Southwest will be the beneficiary of a $100,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. It is one of the largest ever awarded the college.

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HCC Southwest has a new Instagram account

Feb 20, 2014

HCC is now on Instagram! It's a fun, fast and efficient way to share pictures of your classes, selfies of you studying, volunteering and playing sports with friends @HCC_SW.

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District VII Highlights: Plans moving forward with new workforce buildings at HCC Southwest

Feb 11, 2014

Recent demographic reports confirm that workforce certification is the future of Houston employment as its population continues to diversify. Houston Community College Southwest is answering that need with more skills training by finalizing plans for new campus buildings dedicated solely to workforce certification programs. Groundbreaking will begin in Fall 2014, with new workforce structures at HCC Southwest’s West Loop and Missouri City Campuses, followed by a project at the Stafford Campus.

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District VII Community Connections: It’s in the stars

Feb 11, 2014

What an exciting year it's been for the HCC Stafford TV studio and head of production, Don Wells, and his staff. HCC Southwest, in a partnership with Rice University and the University of Texas, has helped refurbish the .8 meter (30-inch) research telescope at McDonald Observatory in West Texas. In November, HCC Southwest faculty, including Don Wells and co-principle investigator for the project, Juan-Carlos Reina, travelled to the McDonald Observatory to train on the revamped telescope.

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HCC Southwest adds new Dean Of Workforce

Feb 13, 2014

HCC Southwest welcomes its newest staff member, Dr. Anthony Hancock, Associate Dean of the Workforce and Economic Division.

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Judy Hayman says her goodbyes

Feb 5, 2014

After 34 years of service, HCC Southwest Associate Dean of Instructional Support Judy Hayman is saying farewell to friends and colleagues.

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HCC Southwest/Houston Rockets want you

Feb 5, 2014

The Houston Rockets want students to participate a short shadowing program aimed at getting you some real courtside experience.

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Architecture Meets 3D Printing

Feb 3, 2014

Architect and HCC Southwest student Robert Cummings uses 3D printing to go beyond blueprints.

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Events

17 Apr
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HCC Southwest Gulfton Campus
Gulfton International Festival

Free food, diverse dance performances, presentations, language diversity and more will be on display at the HCC Southwest Gulfton Campus International Festival. Students can dress in traditional cultural garments to participate in the parade of nations.

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22 Apr
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HCC Southwest West Loop Campus Auditorium
Small business breakfast

By formalizing existing practices and implementing new procedures, the Small Business Development Program allows HCC to produce more effective small business participation and create opportunities relating to HCC contracting and procurement.

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24 Apr
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HCC Southwest West Loop Campus Auditorium
West Loop International Festival

Free food, diverse dance performances, presentations, language diversity and more will be on display at the HCC Southwest West Loop Campus International Festival. Students can dress in traditional cultural garments to participate in the parade of nations.

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25 Apr
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Stafford Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
Student One-Act Play Festival

HCC Fine Arts Students will compete in the HCC Southwest One-Act Play Festival starting at 8 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, 2014.

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27 Apr
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Stafford Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
Guest Recital: Trio Oriens

The HCC Southwest Fine Arts department will host Trio Oriens on Sunday, April 27 in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.

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29 Apr
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HCC Southwest West Loop Campus Auditorium
The Music That Makes Us Smile

The HCC Southwest Choir will perform it's recital, "The Music That Makes Us Smile," on Tuesday April 29 in the West Loop Campus Auditorium.

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30 Apr
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HCC Southwest Stafford Campus Learning Hub
Stafford Campus International Festival

Free food, diverse dance performances, presentations, language diversity and more will be on display at the HCC Southwest Stafford Campus International Festival. Students can dress in traditional cultural garments to participate in the parade of nations.

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1 May
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HCC Southwest MIssouri City Campus
Missouri City Campus International Festival

Free food, diverse dance performances, presentations, language diversity and more will be on display at the HCC Missouri City Campus International Festival. Students can dress in traditional cultural garments to participate in the parade of nations.