The Center For Male Success

Welcome to the Center For Male Success @ HCC

Housatonic Community College’s Center For Male Success is conveniently located on the third floor of Beacon Hall, room 325.

The Center for Male Success, a pilot project reestablished in Spring 2019 by the Allison Foundation Inc that intends to increase, encourage, and support the inclusion and educational success for males of color. Our aim is to create an ongoing learning community and leverage all available resources that support students’ navigation through the complex currents of college life. The center is comprised of dedicated individuals who advocate for an improved educational experience and quality of life for the men of Housatonic Community college. All Male Success projects are in alignment with the Housatonic Mission, and Values.


Caption For Photo Above: On this day, young men from Housatonic Community College experience the 3rd Annual "Can't Stop Hip Hop" Education Conference at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Based on the four principles of Hip Hop- Peace, Love, Unity, and fun- students had the chance to envision the future possibilities in education, with Hip Hop leading the way.

Mission StatementHCC Logo

Housatonic Community College, through a collaborative, learner-centered, technology-rich and stimulating educational environment, empowers all individuals to develop to their full potential as lifelong learners. As a knowledgeable and dedicated faculty and staff, we inspire students to contribute responsibly to our dynamic regional and global society.

Vision Statement

By 2021, Housatonic Community College, empowered by resources and public support, will be a regional leader in higher education, workforce development, and community engagement with cutting-edge programs in science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics and other disciplines that address the ever-changing needs of students, employers, and society.


Educational Excellence

  • Providing innovative programs that satisfy a variety of individual, regional, and global societal needs
  • Emphasizing critical thinking, empowering students to become independent learners, creative problem solvers, and engaged citizens
  • Sparking intellectual curiosity and promoting lifelong learning through a rich cultural and academic environment
  • Ensuring personal, academic, and organizational integrity and honesty in all endeavors
  • Promoting the educational belief that learning is the basis for personal growth and enrichment and that personal maturity is defined by responsibility, accountability, and transparency

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Embracing cultural and intellectual differences
  • Fostering interpersonal engagements that are respectful of individuals, uniqueness, and culture
  • Cultivating an environment that encourages diverse populations to contribute to and participate in the educational process

Services and Resources

  • Making available to students resources and support from entry to completion of goals
  • Maintaining a safe and secure campus

Personal Connection and Community Engagement

  • Providing opportunities for students to experience a positive connection at Housatonic that lasts a lifetime
  • Building strong connections that contribute to, and support, community engagement

Name Title Phone Email
Mr. Terry Walden Center For Male Success Advisor 203-332-5176
Professor Eddie Rose Center For Male Success Advisor 203-332-5117
Professor Saulo Colon Center For Male Success Advisor 203-332-5113
Mr. Carlton Gill Center For Male Success Coordinator 203-332-8561

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