Welcome to Central College

Houston Community College's Central College has locations at Central Campus, South Campus and Distance Education. It is the birthplace of Houston Community College and is located along Houston’s arts corridor between the Downtown Theatre District and the Museum District. As the largest landowner in Midtown, Central spans educational facilities from Elgin to Truxillo (north-south) and San Jacinto to Almeda (east-west). Central is home to seven state-recognized Career and Technology programs, including the award-winning Fine Arts and Fashion Design programs, the most workforce programs throughout HCC and the Honors College.         

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May is the month to celebrate HCC students

May 21, 2015, By Debra McGaughey, PR

Check out photos of recent events: 2015 Commencement, Interior Design student winners and The Honors College graduates' luncheon.

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HCC Spring Fashion Show - Evolution of Chic - a winning event

May 7, 2015

More than 200 guests enjoyed fashion collections from 22 second-year fashion design students, against a strikingly elegant and dynamic backdrop of fresh white flowers.

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HCC Central celebrates Cinco de Mayo

May 7, 2015

Food, festivities and fun made it an enjoyable afternoon for students.

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HCC VAST Academy graduation celebrates student achievement

May 7, 2015

Twenty nine students in the VAST Academy graduated from the program with occupational skills certificates in hand, a joyous milestone for students who are differently-abled.

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HCC cosmetology students help high schoolers get prom ready

May 7, 2015

Five lucky young women from HISD’s Jones Futures Academy got a great, pre-prom treat: A full afternoon of hair, make-up and nail treatments courtesy of HCC's cosmetology students.

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HCC Black History Scholarship Gala raises more than $90,000

Mar 11, 2015

More than 400 people attended the sold-out scholarship gala, which is the largest fundraising activity of the HCC Black History Committee.

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Leaders and luminaries honored at HCC Black History Scholarship Gala

Feb 23, 2015

The memorable evening included Lifetime Achievement awards to State Rep. Sylvester Turner and ABC 13's Melanie Lawson; "Unpstoppable Leader" awards to child-abuse prevention advocate Dr. Michelle Lyn and attorney and community development volunteer Genora Boykins.

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Central Fine Arts presents Music faculty recital

Apr 11, 2015, By Carla Webbles

Spring 2015 Music Faculty Recital featuring professors Hines, Washington, Tu, Zigaran, Garvin, Ochoa, Cho, Kovacic, Trinh and Briggs.

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HCC redesigns mobile platform for class search, student registration

Feb 3, 2015

The site is built based on a responsive web design which provides an optimal viewing experience across a wide range of devices from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones.

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Houston Rockets and HCC announce middle school STEM program with NASA and Space Center Houston

Jan 16, 2015

Rockets centers Dwight Howard and Donatas Motiejunas joined Rockets Sr. VP of Corporate Development, John Croley and Houston Community College Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado in announcing the launch of an exciting new STEM program that teaches students the fundamentals of rocketry.