News Release
For Immediate Release
10-21-2010

Contact: Marueen Dowdle 203-332-5078

Christopher McCormackBridgeport Attorney on HCC Foundation Board of Directors

Paul Antinozzi, president of the Housatonic Community College Foundation Board of Directors has announced that Attorney Christopher McCormack, Trumbull resident, has become a director on the Foundation board.

McCormack, attorney with Pullman & Comley LLC, focuses on environmental law practice including litigation, enforcement defense, and the environmental aspects of corporate and real estate transactions. Prior to joining Pullman & Comley, he was a partner at Tyler, Cooper & Alcorn where he was chair of the Environmental Practice Group.

McCormack is a graduate of Yale University, the Eastman School of Museum, and Fordham University School of Law. He has served on the Board of Governors of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and on the board of the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven. He has also been active in area church fund raising activities.
Antinozzi says, “We welcome Chris to the HCC Foundation Board. He will be an asset bringing specific skills to the table and a deep and genuine concern for education and the welfare of the Bridgeport area.”

McCormack adds, “I am looking forward to joining those who work so diligently on the HCC Foundation to support the important work of the college. Housatonic makes a significant difference in the lives of our area’s students and in the resources of the city and suburbs. It is an honor to be part of this team.”

About the Housatonic Community College Foundation

The Housatonic Community College Foundation was formed in 1990 to assist the College and its students beyond the fundamentals provided by the state. The Foundation provides resources for scholarships, equipment, program enhancements, community outreach and support for the Housatonic Museum of Art. The Foundation will hold an Alumni Weekend on Nov. 19 and 20 with the Alumni Gala on Nov. 20. For more information contact the Foundation Office at 203-332-5038.

Housatonic Community College provides an affordable and accessible education through two-year degrees, transfer preparation, and certificate programs, as well as a wide variety of continuing education and personal/professional enrichment seminars and workshops.  In addition, HCC provides employee and occupational training for businesses, municipalities, government agencies, and professional associations to help develop the educated and skilled workforce required to meet regional business and industry needs.  HCC is nationally recognized as an “Achieving the Dream” institution.  

HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Arena at Harbor Yard. Free parking is available in the Housatonic garage.