News Release
April 29, 2011

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Panel Discussion on Bullying May 5 at HCC
Open to Public at No Charge
2:30 p.m., Beacon Hall

BRIDGEPORT – Bullying will be the subject of a panel discussion Thursday, May 5, at 2:30 p.m. at Housatonic Community College.

The discussion, which will focus on understanding and preventing bullying, will be facilitated by HCC President Anita T. Gliniecki and will feature a panel of educators, counselors, law enforcement officials and students. Among the panelists will be Dr. William A. Howe, State Title IX Coordinator: Civil Rights Compliance/Multicultural Education with the state Department of Education, and HCC Counselor Linda Wolfson.

The event, which is open to the public at no charge, will be held in Beacon Hall on the HCC campus.

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 offers 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.  To learn more, visit the college’s website at: www.hcc.commnet.edu <http://www.hcc.commnet.edu> .

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 Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard. Free parking is available in the Housatonic garage.