Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website at http://www.aacc.edu/events.
Mondays-Fridays – Appointments preferred. Tobacco cessation sessions; Student Union Room 120, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; make appointments by calling Health Services, 410-777-2480.
Weekly services – Appointments needed. HIV testing – free, confidential counseling and rapid HIV testing by Anne Arundel County Department of Health; Student Union Room 120, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; make appointments by calling Health Services, 410-777-2480.
Aug. 30-Sept. 1 – Labor Day break; college closed through Sept. 1, but online services available.
Sept. 8 – Anne Arundel Community College’s fall 13-week term begins; to register, visit www.aacc.edu/register or call 410- 777-AACC (2222).
Mondays – 1-5 p.m. (Sept. 8-Nov. 24) Job Search Café – Stop by – no appointment is necessary – and use the free Wi Fi to get the latest job-search tips for the new economy; learn to utilize AACC’s virtual services, such as Optimal Resume, an online resume-builder, and AACC Job Connection, our free online employment center, to create and market your personal brand electronically and to transform yourself into an impressive job applicant; sponsored by the Career and Transfer Resource Center, Student Services Building Room 222, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices or call Veronica Boreland, 410-777-2770.
Sept. 23 – 4:30-6 p.m. Workshop, “Your Résumé: Set the Stage” Learn why the résumé is a good marketing tool and get assistance in drafting or upgrading a résumé, including help identifying key skills based on education, work and other experiences; AACC Glen Burnie Town Center, Room 207, 101 Crain Highway N., Glen Burnie; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc.
Sept. 25 – Noon-3 p.m. Workshop, “Résumé 911” Bring an updated résumé to this session and let an expert provide feedback before you submit the résumé to an employer, post it online or present it at the fall on-campus recruiting events, Lobby of the Careers Center classroom building, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc.
Sept. 8 – 10-11:30 a.m. Film, “We Still Live Here,” part of the Anne Arundel Community College Women’s Institute fall film series; focusing on “Native American Women Finding Justice;” this film tells about the revitalization of the Wampanoag language, which until recently had no native speakers in this country. All viewings include discussions afterward. Humanities Building Room 112,AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for up-to-date information, visit www.aacc.edu/women/film.cfm.
Sept. 9 – 6 p.m. Board of Trustees meeting; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; 410-777-1177; www.aacc.edu
Sept. 11 – 7 p.m. Discussion, featuring AACC Professor Lester Brooks, Ph.D., on “Sherman and the Atlanta Campaign” as focus of the Chesapeake Civil War Round Table; the round table hosts guest speakers each month to support the preservation and education of the events that affected the United States during the 1860s; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on the AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. For information, call Lester Brooks, Ph.D., professor of history at AACC, 410-777-2428 or www.aacc.edu/history and follow the link to the group’s website.
Sept. 17 – noon Performance, featuring comedian KC Arora whose routine features tales of growing up in Queens, N.Y., with his immigrant parents from India; free; Anne Arundel Community College dining hall, AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, contact the Office of Student Engagement, Student Union Room 202, 410-777-2218 or visit www.aacc.edu/studentlife/events.cfm.
Sept. 18 – 2-3:15 p.m. Literary reading, Writers Reading@AACC, featuring Meg Eden, a former Anne Arundel Community College student who teaches at the University of Maryland; Eden received second place in the 2014 Ian MacMillan Fiction Contest for her collections which include “Your Son,” “Rotary Phones and Facebook” (Dancing Girl Press) and “The Girl Who Came Back” (Red Bird Chapbooks);Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/creativewriting/writersreading.cfm, contact Susan Cohen, 410-777-2545 or [email protected].
Sept. 20 – 7:30 p.m. Astronomy club meeting; 8:30-10 p.m. Stargazing, family event sponsored by the AACC Astronomy Club; club meeting is followed by stargazing, weather permitting; this year, the stargazing schedule will be the third Saturday of the month; bring your own telescope and binoculars or use one of the eight AACC telescopes to view planets, stars and moon; park in the back of Arnold parking lots A and B beside the Resource Management Building, facing headlights toward campus; AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for information, contact Cassandra Witiver, [email protected] or 410-777-2260; www.aacc.edu/science/observatory.
Sept. 23 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. outside Careers Center classroom building and Sept. 24 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. outside the Student Union. Bloodmobile – AACC is participating in the Anne Arundel Medical Center Bloodmobile drive; make appointments by calling 443-481-6339 or signing up online at www.mysignup.com/aacc after Aug. 15, 2014.
Sept. 27 – 7:30 p.m. Lecture, “Radio Night,” research on radio astronomy, featuring Charles Higgins, Ph.D., associate professor of astronomy and physics at Middle Tennessee State University, who is renowned for his research on radio astronomy and the planet Jupiter; Dragun Science Building Room 110, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for information, contact Cassandra Witiver, [email protected] or 410-777-2260; www.aacc.edu/science/observatory.
Sept. 7-8 – 7 p.m. Auditions, Sept. 10 – 7 p.m. Callbacks. Theatre at AACC’s fall production, “Dangerous Liaisons” by Christopher Hampton, directed by Kristin Clippard; Robert E. Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; auditions are open to AACC students, students from other colleges and universities and community actors; people auditioning should prepare one classical monologue and one contrasting monologue, of one minute each; dress in clothes that allow movement; all roles open; for audition information, visit the website at www.aacc.edu/theater.
Sept. 9 and 11 – 7 p.m. Auditions, Sept. 13 – 10 a.m. Callbacks. Theatre at AACC’s spring 2015 production of “The Phantom of the Opera,” music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe and book by Webber and Stilgoe; Robert E. Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; actors should prepare and bring sheet music for a one-minute musical theater song of their choice; an accompanist will be provided; come prepared to move; actors may be asked to take part in selected cold readings; auditions are open to students from AACC and other colleges and universities and community actors; for audition information, visit the website at www.aacc.edu/theater.
Sept. 19 – 3-6 p.m. and Sept. 20 – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Auditions, Opera AACC’s spring 2015 production of “Don Giovanni,” music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte; directed by Douglas Brandt Byerly, chair of the AACC Performing Arts Department; Robert E. Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for audition information, visit the website at www.aacc.edu/music/opera.cfm.
Sept. 27 – 1 p.m. Clinic in World-Class Jazz Series at AACC, featuring the Dave Wilson Quartet; Wilson plays the tenor and soprano saxophone and his quartet includes a pianist, a bassist and a drummer; the series, which brings renowned jazz musicians to campus, is coordinated by Ian Wardenski, AACC assistant professor of music; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 224, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free admission; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz.
Sept. 27 – 8 p.m.Concert, World-Class Jazz Series at AACC, featuring the Dave Wilson Quartet known for jazz, classical and pop; the quartet’s latest CD, “Spiral,” includes six original compositions and five re-arranged standards; the series, which brings renowned jazz musicians to campus, is coordinated by Ian Wardenski, AACC assistant professor of music; Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Tickets are $15 general admission; $10 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 students with valid AACC student ID. For information or tickets, contact the box office at 410-777-2457 or [email protected] or visit the website, www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz.
Sept. 2-26Exhibit, “Fragments of Fort Howard,” AACC Visual Arts Associate Professor Matt Klos Solo Show, featuring works Klos created while on a semester-long sabbatical last year; Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; 11 a.m. Sept. 3 artist’s talk; 6-8 p.m. Sept. 3 reception; free; gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. For the latest exhibit information, visit www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitsschedule.cfm.
Sept. 2-30 Exhibit, “Visual Arts Student Book Cover Designs,” featuring work created by students in “Advanced Graphic Design” (ART 266), taught by Vera Fainshtein, an instructor in AACC’s Visual Arts program. Students took popular novels, such as “The Catcher in the Rye,” “The Secret Garden,” “A Game of Thrones” and “The Martian Chronicles,” and designed book jackets for them; Andrew G. Truxal Library, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for hours, visit www.aacc.edu/library/Hours.cfm.