New HCCC ‘Welcome Center’ opens

JERSEY CITY — Officials from Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and other dignitaries attended the grand opening of the college’s new “Welcome Center” Tuesday morning.
The $780,744 facility, located at One PATH Plaza in Journal Square, will house a 32-station computer lab for students that includes Wi-Fi Internet access, a host of computer programs, a support desk, and Smart Board. The center, according to HCCC President Glen Gabert, is located in a renovated space leased out by the Port Authority on a five-year renewable basis.
Present for the grand opening were Gabert, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, and other local elected officials.
Gabert commented that he hoped to see as many students in the center as there were for the opening.- Ricardo Kaulessar

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