About HACC

President's Biography

President's BiographyJohn J. "Ski" Sygielski

In July 2011 John J. "Ski" Sygielski, Ed.D. became HACC's seventh president. His previous appointments include president of Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, OR and president of Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, VA.

Ski is a past chairman of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) board. He is currently a member of AACC's 21st-Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges.

He is also a member of Harrisburg Rotary. He serves as a director on the boards of the Community College Council for Resource Development, York County Community Foundation, Pennsylvania's Workforce Investment Board and WITF.

Ski is an author, speaker and former adjunct business faculty member. He has an honorary Associate Degree, an earned Bachelor's Degree in philosophy, two Master's Degrees and a Doctorate. He is a resident of Harrisburg, PA and a native of Cleveland, OH. He is the only member of his working-class family to graduate from college.




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