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 Halifax Community College 

Name: Halifax Community College
President: Ervin V. Griffin, Sr.
City: Weldon
State: NC
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Rural, Fringe
Year Established: 1968

Governing Board Website

Coastal Bend College

Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2013 IPEDS Data

2013 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total: 1,353
Part Time: 49%
Full Time: 51%

Male: 35%
Female: 65%

American Indian or Alaskan Native: 2.6%
Asian: 0.2%
Black or African American: 54.5%
Hispanic/Latino: 1.7%
Unknown: 1.5%
Two or More Races: 1.5%
White: 37.3%

Ervin V. Griffin, Sr.

Bernella W. DeLaMora
Board Chair

Quote from the President

"Halifax Community College (HCC) serves as an educational and workforce development center of learning for Halifax and Northampton counties. In addition, our college provides myriad of cultural programs and out-of-class activities that support the teaching and learning process in our classrooms. We continually strive to provide a holistic education for all of our students and make our college truly a place where Learning Comes to Life in Pursuit of Excellence!"

Interesting Facts

  • HCC has been recognized for five years as one of the top 10 community colleges—small colleges category—in the Center for Digital Education's annual Digital Community College Survey.
  • Victory Media, a premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named HCC to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list for two consecutive years.
  • The college features the first five-star child care center in the county, and in 2012, that facility became the first and only center in Halifax County and the surrounding area to achieve national program accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children Academy for Early Childhood Programs.
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