JERSEY CITY, N.J. – On Monday,
March 6, Hudson County Community College will join New Jersey’s community colleges to launch the New Jersey’s
Community Colleges 1st (#NJCC1st) social media campaign to promote community
college quality and affordability in New Jersey.
Community College invites students, alumni, donors, trustees, foundation
members, faculty, staff, business leaders, elected officials, and all those who
have benefited from a New Jersey community college to take to Twitter,
Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube to share their community college success stories
using the #NJCC1st hashtag, or by tagging @NJCC1st in Facebook, Twitter and
The goal is to
highlight community colleges as a worthwhile investment in the future by
featuring genuine stories from those who have been positively impacted by New
Jersey’s community colleges.
addition to live social media posts, each of New Jersey’s 19 community colleges
will release a series of testimonial videos that describes the importance of
community colleges from students, alumni, faculty, staff, and business leaders.
formally launch during the annual New Jersey Council of County Colleges’ Student
Lobbying Day, where students will kick off the campaign with their posts from
the event at the Statehouse in Trenton.
About Hudson County Community College
Community College is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college with two
campuses located just across the Hudson River from Manhattan in Jersey City and
Union City, NJ. Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher
Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of
disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most
historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States.
The HCCC Culinary
Arts and Hospitality Management program is nationally recognized for
excellence, and was ranked sixth “Best Culinary School” in the U.S. by Best
Choice Schools. The Culinary Arts program is one of just two in the region
accredited by the American Culinary Federation Accrediting Commission and the
American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation. HCCC students learn from
experienced chefs and hospitality managers in professional, leading-edge
kitchens and facilities, and then work in the best restaurants and hotels in
About the New Jersey Council of County Colleges
The New Jersey
Council of County Colleges is the state association representing New Jersey’s
19 community colleges. As an independent, trustee-headed organization that
joins the leadership of trustees and presidents, the Council is the voice of
the community college sector before the state legislature and other branches of