Employees are slated for their first raises in four years under the new budget.
Anne Arundel Community College
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Monday, February 25, 2013
Last year's budget involved a tuition rate hike. How will college officials navigate this year's budget?
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Eight Pioneers bonded while helping to build a home in Baltimore through Habitat for Humanity.
The following article was submitted to Patch by Anne Arundel Community College contributor Sharon Corbett. The Anne Arundel Community College softball team joined their new coach, Renee Ferguson for a day of community service and teambuilding on Feb. 16, when they volunteered for Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake. Ferguson said she saw this as an opportunity for her new team to get to know one another off the field. "Habitat for Humanity’s volunteer program is a great way for teams of all kinds to come together and see what they can accomplish by working together," Ferguson said. "The ladies and I not only gained usable skills for the future, we gained greater insight into each other’s strengths and weaknesses, and that will surely …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The student talked about her desire to expand her home-based party catering business into a brick-and-mortar store.
Darlene Proctor, a student at Anne Arundel Community College, recently took the national spotlight on NBC's morning show, The Today Show. Proctor, of Windsor Mill, talked on the show about classes she's taken at the community college's Hotel, Culinary Arts and Travel (HCAT) institute, a rapidly expanding section of the college's course portfolio. On the show's Monday morning program, Proctor said she wants to learn how to expand her home-based party catering business into a brick-and-mortar store. The student got some tips from a national expert in the advertising field, Donny Deutsch. Watch the full video on NBC's website.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
O'Malley is scheduled to talk with students about their experiences at community college.
Gov. Martin O'Malley will discuss his legislative plans for education with Anne Arundel Community College students and school leaders at a roundtable session on Thursday in Arnold. The talk will focus on a group of active students, who will share their experiences, challenges and accomplishments at the community college, according to a release. Among the participants are AACC students from across the county, including: The meeting will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the community college's Cade Center for Fine Arts on the Arnold campus, located at 101 College Parkway. Get local stories delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for …
Friday, January 18, 2013
It’s not too late to register for spring classes at Anne Arundel Community College.
The first session of spring classes at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) begins on Jan. 23, but there is still time to register. New classes are being offered this term at all instruction locations, including the new Center for Cyber and Professional Training. This session also brings a return to class offerings at North County High School and Meade High School, according to an announcement from AACC. The community college also offers options for those seeking flexibility for their work schedule. The WeekendYou program hosts classes Fridays through Sundays, offering courses in five degree and certificate programs. Students in the courses attend both online and in-person classes. In addition to the 15-week and first eight-week session …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Despite the odds, Anne Arundel stuck to their game and continued their streak of competitive basketball.
The following article was submitted to the Broadneck Patch by Duane Herr, Physical Education and Athletic Assistant at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC). The men’s basketball team at Anne Arundel Community College bounced back into the win column with a 79-71 win over a tough Frederick Community College program. The win brings AACC’s record to 11-5 overall and 3-4 in conference play. Riding a four game losing streak, the Pioneers traveled to Frederick for their first of nine consecutive MD JUCO conference contests that will conclude their regular season schedule. Frederick, which stands at fourth in the MD JUCO standings with a 13-5 overall record and 6-3 conference record, figured to be the favorite in the 7pm game. Despite the odds…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
A Glen Burnie man earned a scholarship to further his education in environmental science.
A Glen Burnie man won the $5,000 CanU scholarship from Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company and Anne Arundel Community College Foundation for his plan to reduce the environmental impact of stormwater runoff that flows into the Chesapeake Bay. Robert Prettyman, 51, of Glen Burnie, will be able to put the money toward furthering his studies of ecosystem restoration and environmental monitoring at Anne Arundel Community College. Prettyman completed his undergraduate education at Virginia Tech in 1984 and spent decades in the workforce before returning to school. The CanU scholarship is part of the Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company's dedication of 2 percent of its sales toward protecting the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The company's coffee can be found…
Monday, January 14, 2013
The event is a partnership between Anne Arundel County Public Schools and Anne Arundel Community College
Anne Arundel County Public Schools is joining with other agencies and Anne Arundel Community College to host a college information night for students with disabilities and their parents on Wednesday. The college fair event is specifically designed for high school students considering enrolling at AACC or entering the competitive job market. Presenters will include representatives of AACC’s Disability Support Services, the Division of Rehabilitation Services, and the One-Stop Career Center. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 100 of the CALT Building at the college’s Arnold campus, located at 101 College Parkway. Those interested in attending should contact Michele Dilegge, AACPS Transition Specialist, at 410-222-5486 …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Applications should be completed between Jan. 1 and Mar. 1, according to the school's Financial Aid Office.
Students for the 2013-2014 school year should apply now for federal student aid, according to the financial aid office at Anne Arundel Community College. A notice sent to all students for the next school year informs them that Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) applications should be completed between Jan. 1 and Mar. 1. "Making this deadline can significantly increase your financial aid awards. If you miss this deadline, you can still apply for Federal grants and loans, but you will not be considered for state aid from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)," according to the release. If you are a student looking for information on your financial aid status, new security changes require you to confirm your identity …