Happy 80th Birthday, HFC

This year marks the 80th anniversary of Henry Ford College. To celebrate this milestone, Culinary Arts students under the direction of Chef Kris Jablonski baked a cake that was presented at the State of the College Aug. 21. HFC President Russell Kavalhuna and his wife Courtney were the first to cut the cake, followed by members of the HFC Board of Trustees and the leaders of HFC’s collective...
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HFC welcomes its first female automotive instructor

Effective Fall 2018, Ashley Smith joins the HFC Automotive Technology division as its first female faculty member. “I’m one of four full-time instructors in Automotive Technology,” she said. “The faculty has been very welcoming and very inviting. I’m looking forward to introducing students to the world of the automobile.” Her interest in cars began at an early age. Her late...
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HFC and TED lead the way in creating Michigan’s future workforce

Approximately 100 business and education leaders gathered at HFC  for the Marshall Plan for Talent Workshop to build partnerships that will help move the region – and the state – forward in developing high-demand talent for good-paying careers to close the state’s talent gap as part of Gov. Rick Snyder’s Marshall Plan. The Marshall Plan is an additional $100 million investment...

Women’s Basketball returns to HFC with a new coach and a new attitude

For the first time in three years, women’s basketball is part of HFC’s sports lineup.  “It feels great to be a part of a pivotal movement of bringing the women’s basketball program back to competition and to be truly competing for a Michigan Community College Athletic Association conference and Region XII Championship. This will give it a voice and solid foundation of creating a...
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Award-winning swimmer still going strong at 84

After a 55-year hiatus, Joel Lockwood is back in the pool – and setting records. Just like he did back in his youth. [caption id="attachment_154" align="alignleft" width="225"] Joel Lockwood, 1952[/caption] “I found out new things about swimming: There’s starting blocks, and we have to wear goggles. We never had that in the 1950s,” said Lockwood, 84, of Lake City, who attended HFC...
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