President’s Column

Welcome to the spring 2015 edition of Henry Ford College’s CareerFocus magazine. HFC students are working diligently in their studies and with less than two months remaining in the winter semester, I’m sure many look forward to

Not your grandfather’s factory

Next generation industrial careers need high-tech skills What do you think of when you imagine a shift change at a factory? Unless you work inside one, chances are you think of a whistle, punch-cards and time-clocks, and

Returning to college? Ease the transition

When adults need to re-tool for a new career, community colleges are the ultimate resource. To make the most of a return to the classroom, try these tips: Don’t worry about your age. Many students will be

7 Easy Steps to Enroll @ HFC

Phone: 1.800.585.4322 www.hfcc.edu/steps enrollmentservices@hfcc.edu 2015 Registration and Class Start Dates: March 23: Spring/Summer 2015 Registration Opens April 6: Fall 2015 Registration Opens May 12: Spring 2015 classes begin June 30: Summer 2015 classes begin Agust 27: Fall

HFC Respiratory Therapist program

HFC Respiratory Therapist program awarded the CoARC Distinguished RRT Credential for third straight year For the third consecutive year, the HFC Respiratory Therapist (RT) program received the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) Distinguished Registered Respiratory

MAT2® progam yields success for students

When attending Salem High School in Plymouth, Mich., Rebekka Neumann – a native of Germany – was part of Salem’s first (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics team. That sparked her interest in the

HFC’s certified Ophthalmic Technician program = only accredited program in Michigan

The HFC Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Program is the only accredited COT program in the state of Michigan. A COT works with ophthalmologists to provide patient care by performing numerous eye-related clinical tasks, including but not limited

HFC Radiographer program receives technology upgrade

Early in 2015, the HFC Radiography (RAD) program received a technology upgrade for its Imaging Lab. Funded through a Perkins Grant, the RAD program recently installed upgraded technology – a digital flat panel detector – in its

Lost Your Job? Your career first aid kit

Where do you begin if you lose your job? Changing careers after years in one job can seem overwhelming. Often the first steps—the mental and emotional ones—are the hardest. “People lose their jobs for many reasons,” explained

Smart Job Search

Take the smart path when looking for a job When you’re looking for a job, first consider how companies fill jobs. One-fifth of outside hires were made via employee referral in 2013, according to a survey by

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