• Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • DIVISION INFORMATION
    • The HCCC Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Division offers Associate in Science degree programs that prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions. There are also and Associate of Applied Science and certificate programs that ready students for careers immediately after graduation or that help students develop technical skills in specialized areas. Graduates of the STEM degree programs are eligible to work in mathematics, computer science, computer hardware organization and architectures, microcomputer and microprocessor design, computer programming, electronics engineering technology, and robotics, in the areas of design, analysis, testing, development, maintenance, production, research, sales, and more.
    DEGREE AND PROGRAM INFORMATION







    STEM SPOTLIGHT
    • NORTHERN NEW JERSEY BRIDGES TO THE BACCALAUREATE IS NOW RECRUITING
    • NORTHERN NEW JERSEY BRIDGES TO THE BACCALAUREATE IS NOW RECRUITING
      • By 2018, New Jersey will need to fill approximately 269,000 jobs in STEM-related fields. Hudson County Community College was recently awarded a Bridges to the Baccalaureate (B2B) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support students from under-represented backgrounds in their completion of Associate degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and transfer to four-year institutions. Read more.
  • GRAND OPENING OF NEW STEM BUILDING
    • HCCC HOLDS GRAND OPENING CEREMONIES FOR ITS NEW STEM BUILDING
      • On Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 10 a.m., Hudson County Community College (HCCC) held the official Grand Opening ceremonies for the new 70,070 square-foot STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Building at 263 Academy Street in Jersey City. Mr. Netchert and Dr. Gabert also greeted College Trustees and several members of the HCCC Foundation Board of Directors, as well as HCCC administrators, faculty and students. In all, approximately 200 people were present for the event. Located just blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transit Center, construction on the $30 million, 70,070 square-foot HCCC STEM Building began more than two years ago. The HCCC STEM Building is constructed to link to the HCCC Cundari Center, which was renovated and reopened in September 2015 to accommodate the HCCC Nursing and Radiography Programs. The Cundari Center includes state-of-the-art simulated rooms in various hospital settings (pediatrics, OB/GYN, general medicine, orthopedics, ER, and more). Read more
    STEM TOPPING OUT CEREMONY
    • HCCC HOLDS TOPPING OUT CEREMONY FOR NEW STEM BUILDING
    • STEM Topping Out Ceremony
      • Hudson County Community College (HCCC) hosted the official topping-out ceremony of its new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Building on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The six-story, 70,070 square-foot, state-of-the-art building, which is scheduled to open in 2017,will be home to the College’s STEM programs. When completed, the building will have floors dedicated to General Science, Electronics Engineering Technology/Physics/Engineering, Biology/Microbiology, and Chemistry. The steel frame structure with concrete floors on metal decking has been designed with science and computer labs, classrooms and student break-out rooms on each of the top five floors, as well as offices, student lounges, lecture halls, a coffee shop and exhibit space. Read more
  • STEM NEWS
    • NJCU AND HCCC EXPAND PARTNERSHIP FOR HIGHER EDUCATION PATHWAY PROGRAM IN STEM
    • NJCU and HCCC EXPAND PARTNERSHIP
      • New Jersey City University (NJCU) and Hudson County Community College (HCCC) have agreed to an innovative expansion of their general partnership and dual-admit initiative in STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The goal of the newly announced Pathway Program and scholarships is to increase Hispanic student participation in STEM career fields. Read more.
    • HCCC CONVENES STEM SUMMER INSTITUTE
    • HCCC CONVENES STEM SUMMER INSTITUTE
      • On Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6, 2015, Hudson County Community College held a STEM Summer Institute. The event, organized by Professors Nadia Hedhli and Abdallah Matari addressed the College’s strategic goals of retention, assessment and positioning STEM as an HCCC signature program. Invited speaker Prof. Genevieve Pinto Zipp, P.T., Ed.D. of Seton Hall University discussed “Activities to Increase Learning and Retention” during a one-day consulting workshop to the faculty. Read more.
    • RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF NEW JERSEY SCHOLARSHIP
    • Research and Development Council of NJ Scholarship
      • Each year, the Research & Development Council of New Jersey awards $1,500 and $750 scholarships sponsored by Council member organizations to outstanding community college students studying in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics field. The applicant’s grade point average, STEM field of interest, extracurricular activities,financial need, other awards, and post-graduation career goals are considered. The application is now available.