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Visit YOUR Newly Renovated Cooper Student Center!

We are delighted to announce that renovations to the Bruce E. Cooper Student Center (Cooper Student Center) are complete!

The 19-month, $12-million renovation has transformed the Cooper Student Center into a one-stop destination for student services and activities, including:

  • First Floor: The welcome center, admissions, financial aid and the disability services office
  • Second Floor: Counseling and advising, career services, global education, military and veterans affairs, student government offices and student club space
  • A variety of comfortable and appealing lounge spaces
  • A space for recruiters to showcase the campus
  • A computer lab for: o Financial aid workshops o Orientation to HACC's computer systems for students o Advising and registration sessions (The lab will also be available for students when it is not in use for the aforementioned activities.)
  • A refreshed food service venue that includes The Chef's Apprentice and SUBWAY
  • The PSECU student banking center
  • Flexible meeting spaces
  • Storage space

The Cooper Student Center was built in 1968 and has been the center of student activities and the heart of student involvement at HACC's Harrisburg Campus. The Cooper Student Center serves more than 7,500 students, 400 full-time faculty and staff and countless visitors throughout the year.


Name YOUR Space in the Newly Renovated Cooper Student Center
You may contribute funds to support the renovation of the Cooper Student Center and show YOUR support for HACC students, employees and guests by naming spaces within the Center.

Cooper Student Center Blueprints

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and Naming Opportunities

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Cooper Student Center Renovations



Cooper Student Center Project Timeline

Photo of Cooper Renovation on Harrisburg Campus
View Cooper Renovation Images
on HACC’s Flickr page

 

 

 

 

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View Cooper Renovation Celebration Images
on HACC’s Flickr page.

Renovation Updates

  1. Feb. 2, 2016: Email from Irvin T. Clark, Ed.D., Vice President of HACC’s Harrisburg Campus
  2. Feb. 9, 2016: Video Update from Rob Steinmetz,Ed.D., Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
  3. Feb. 23, 2016: Video Update from John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., HACC President
  4. Feb. 26, 2016: Email from Peter G. Law, M.S., Harrisburg Campus Dean of Student Affairs
  5. June 9, 2016: Video Update from John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., HACC President
  6. Nov. 2, 2016: Video Update from John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., HACC President
  7. Dec. 21, 2016: Video Update from John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., HACC President
  8. March 9, 2017: Video Update from Liz Stager, HACC Admissions Counselor
  9. May 1, 2017: Video Update from John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., HACC President
  10. June 6, 2017: Video Update from John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., HACC President
  11. Aug. 2, 2017: Video Update from John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed.D., HACC President
  12. Oct. 18, 2017: Video Update of the Renovated Chef’s Apprentice

 

Goals and Milestones

Start Date

End Date

Status

Design phase

Oct. 6, 2015

April 1, 2016

DONE

Cooper Student Center Renovation Celebration Feb. 17, 2016 Feb. 17, 2016 DONE

Transition of student affairs offices from the Cooper Student Center to the PSECU building and Blocker Hall

Feb. 19, 2016

Feb. 26, 2016

DONE

Building renovation

April 1, 2016

Summer 2017

On track

Project final completion

 

Summer 2017

On track

 

The firms assisting with the renovation project include: