President’s Column

Welcome to the spring edition of Henry Ford College’s CareerFocus magazine. Now that our mild winter is nearly over, I want to take a moment and say thank you to our students, community, faculty and staff for

HFC Launches First Bachelor’s Degree Program

HFC recently launched the College’s first four-year degree program – a Bachelor of Science Degree – in its award-winning Culinary Arts program. It is imperative that today’s hospitality professionals have not only business management expertise but also

HFC’s Student-Run Restaurant: Fifty-One O One

The Fifty-One O One restaurant is a full-service dining establishment operated by the students and staff of the HFC Culinary Arts program, offering customers gourmet dining experiences at affordable prices. Fifty-One O One employees are students learning

Be More Than a Student – Be a Scholar!

The Henry Ford II Honors Program   The Henry Ford II Honors Program at HFC offers a challenging and demanding academic program in which students and faculty form a learning community. Students are expected to excel academically

Building a Solid Career

Construction industry needs new, skilled workers Even after taking a hit in the 2008 financial meltdown, construction remains a prime driver of the American economy. The sector has been pegging steadily upward over the past five years

HFC’s Architecture/Construction Technology Program Logical Step for Richy Rodriguez

An alumnus of Dearborn’s Edsel Ford High School and Ferndale’s Joint Apprentice Training Center (JATC) where he was certified as a journeyman carpenter, Richy Rodriguez felt HFC’s Architecture/Construction Technology (ACT) program was the next logical step in

Interested in Mechatronics? Paid Degree and Guaranteed job? Check Out MAT2

HFC and the Michigan Talent Investment Agency (TIA) have teamed up to provide a competitive opportunity for students to earn an associate degree in Mechatronics, Information Technology, Technical Product Design (TPD) or Computer Numerical Control (CNC) through

HFC Launches Recording Arts Certificate Program

In early 2016, the HFC Social Science, Arts & Fitness Division launched a one-year Recording Arts Certification (RAC) program. The RAC program is for non-traditional music students who want to gain experience in the recording industry, where

Grammy Winner and Former HFC Student Visits Campus

In late November 2015, HFC welcomed back to its campus Grammy-winning recording artist/music producer Noel Fisher, known professionally in the music industry as Detail. During his visit, Detail spoke with students and also received a recording from

The Two-Year Story: Best-Kept Secrets

Want to know a secret? More than 47 percent of the college students in the United States now attend two-year colleges. These schools are becoming increasingly popular for students with all kinds of goals. Okay, so that’s

Six Keys to Succeeding in College

1 Start early. Perhaps the best way to prepare for success in college is to get started as early as possible with processes such as applying for financial aid, completing admission applications and taking a placement test. 2 Plan

HFC’s Mike Adray Memorial Tournament and Scholarship Fundraiser

Celebrating 25 Years of Helping Students Achieve A College Education Wednesday, May 18, 2016 During the past 25 years, HFC’s Mike Adray Memorial Tournament and Scholarship Fundraiser has raised more than $1.25 million in scholarship funds for

Get Started at Henry Ford College

HFC is ready to help you start on a path to a new career and new opportunities. With more than 100 associate degrees and certificate programs available, a new career is easy to attain. HFC is happy

The Hawks’ Nest: Working To Decrease Food Insecurity For HFC Students

In late 2015, HFC opened an on-campus food pantry called the Hawks’ Nest. This new College resource helps to decrease food insecurity by offering non-perishable food items to needy students. The Hawks’ Nest is located in the