Oct. 18, 2023Please note this statement was edited based on the most up-to-date guidance from the Associated Press on Oct. 20, 2023.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The following information is HACC’s response to the latest war between Israel and Hamas, as well as advice and support for students and employees impacted.
Students and Employees Seeking Support
HACC is committed to providing an environment of safety and belonging to all of its constituencies, particularly our students and employees. We believe in creating a future together by caring for each other. We acknowledge that the latest war between Israel and Hamas has impacted many. We share in the deep concerns for all those affected, especially the Israelis, civilian Palestinians and hostages in Gaza. We recognize that the impact of this tragedy is being felt by communities across the world, including our own.
If you are experiencing challenges as a result of these recent conflicts, please refer to the following HACC resources:
- The Center for Global Opportunities and Education
- The Consultation, Advocacy, Referrals and Empowerment (CARE) Center
- International Student Services
- Keystone Education Yields Success (KEYS) Program
- Men of Color Initiative
Dealing with Harassment
If you or anyone you know experience harassment, please encourage them to reach out to:
HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is the first and largest of Pennsylvania’s 15 community colleges. HACC offers approximately 100 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to approximately 14,023 students. Also, the College serves students at its Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York campuses; through virtual learning; and via workforce development and continuing education training. For more information on how HACC is uniquely YOURS, visit hacc.edu. Also, follow us on Twitter (@HACC_info), follow us on Instagram (@HACC_edu), like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/HACC64) and use #HACCNews.
Please click the links below to share the latest #HACCnews on YOUR social media sites.