Plenty on tap at AACC this April

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 listed with each event or the college’s events website at http://www.aacc.edu/events.

BUSINESS

AACC_JobFair_MeetAndGreetMondays through May 4 – 1-5 p.m. Job Search Café Jobseekers can stop by the Anne Arundel Community College Employment Services office, Student Services Center (SSVC) Room 222, without an appointment to get the latest job search tips for the new economy; free and free wi-fi; for information, contact [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or call 410-777-2770 or 410-777-2512 or visit http://www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices/file/pathwaysemploymentservices.pdf

April 7 – 6-8 p.m. Cyber and Technology Training Open House – Learn about educational pathways for cyber and technology. Get a brief overview of our existing noncredit courses and a “sneak peek” of our new courses. Receive information regarding cyber and technology careers as well as helpful tips and tricks for navigating these high-demand fields.  Time will be reserved for Q&A and tours of the state-of-the-art Center for Cyber and Professional Training facility will be provided. Open to the public, no cost but RSVP required. Center for Cyber and Professional Training (CCPT) Suite 300, 7556 Teague Road, Hanover, MD 21076; for information and to RSVP, visit our website http://www.aacc.edu/it/news.cfm.

April 16 – 9 a.m.-noon Big IDEA/Elevator Pitch Competition. Students present their innovative ideas to a panel of judges in one of two categories – general or technology; sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College’s Business Management and Entrepreneurial Studies department, with funding by A.J. Properties and First Mariner Bank; monetary awards for top three winners in each category; free and open to the public; Florestano Building Room 101, AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information or entry rules, visit http://www.aacc.edu/esi/bigidea.cfm.

April 16 – 10-11 a.m. Workshop, “The Job Fair: The Spotlight is on You!” Get final tips on how to market your skills and impress employers; all attendees get priority meetings with employers at 11:30 a.m. prior to the job fair; free; Dragun Science Building Room 110 on the Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; sponsored by AACC’s Employment Services; for information, email [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or call 410-777-2770 or 410-777-2512 or visit website, http://www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices/jobfair.cfm

April 16 – noon-4 p.m. Anne Arundel Community College Spring 2015 Job Fair – Job seekers should dress professionally and bring resumes; David S. Jenkins Memorial Gymnasium, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free for all jobseekers; employers pay $450 for a booth and can register at http://bit.ly/1C4oNrh ; sponsored by AACC’s Employment Services; for information, email [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or call 410-777-2770 or 410-777-2512 or visit website, http://www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices/jobfair.cfm

April 29 – 1-3 p.m. TEACH Institute Open House for high school students interested in becoming teachers; come to campus, meet faculty, staff and current students and find out why so many future teachers choose Anne Arundel Community College; sponsored by the TEACH Institute; free; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/teach/openhouse.cfm or email [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>.

COMMUNITY

April 4-7 Event, disABILITY for a Day. Students sign up in advance to participate in a full day’s classes and activities with one of five disabilities – vision loss, hearing loss, fine-motor challenges, mobility challenges or communication challenges; part of the Year of Social Justice at Anne Arundel Community College; free; students sign up with Denise Portis to participate, [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/socialjustice.

April 9 – 7 p.m. Lecture –  Perry Jamieson, who has written books on the Civil War, will discuss “Bennett’s Place” at the Chesapeake Civil War Round Table, in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219. For information, visit www.aacc.edu/history/ccwr.cfm<http://www.aacc.edu/history/ccwr.cfm> or contact Lester Brooks, Ph.D., AACC professor of history 410-777-2428.

April 11 – Event, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” 8:30 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. walk begins; men walk a mile in women’s high heels around the track at Anne Arundel Community College’s Siegert Field as a way to raise awareness of gender relationships and men’s sexual violence against women; AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; co-sponsored by several AACC groups led by the Office of Student Engagement and the Student Association and the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County; for information, contact Danielle Brookhart at [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or 410-777-2653 or SA President Christopher Pineda, [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or visit http://25livepub.collegenet.com/calendars/aacc-studentengagement#/?i=1

April 14 – 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<http://www.aacc.edu/>

April 15 – noon-1:30 p.m. Film, “The House We Live In,” part of the Women’s Institute’s Spring Film Series which focuses on “Race: The Power of an Illusion.” The film shows how white people accrue benefits almost invisibly, not necessarily because of merit or hard work, but because of the racialized nature of our laws, courts, customs, and perhaps most pertinently, housing; Humanities Building Room 112. For information about this film, visit www.pbs.org/race/000_About/002_04-about-03.htm<http://www.pbs.org/race/000_About/002_04-about-03.htm>. For information about the series, visit www.aacc.edu/women/film.cfm<http://www.aacc.edu/women/film.cfm> or contact Carolin Woolson at 410-777-7033 or [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>.

April 16 – 6 p.m. Forum on the Judiciary. Panel of judges from every level of Maryland courts will discuss a particular topic; a unique opportunity for students taking law classes or those planning in working in legal or law enforcement careers; sponsored by the Anne Arundel Community College Legal Studies Institute; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, call 410-777-7323 or visit http://www.aacc.edu/legalstudies/judiciary.cfm

April 18 – 9 a.m. 5k run benefitting IMA World Health – Anne Arundel Community College service-learning students are hosting a charity 5k run benefitting IMA World Health to purchase IMA Safe Motherhood Kits™ that provide clean and sterile birthing supplies to expectant mothers in areas where infant and maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world; AACC’s Siegert Field on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, email [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or call 410-777-2134. To register online: http://www.active.com/arnold-md/running/distance-running-races/5k-benefitting-ima-world-health-2015.

April 18 – 7:30 p.m. Astronomy club meeting; 8:30-10 p.m. Stargazing, “Community Observing Night,” family event sponsored by the AACC Astronomy Club; meeting is followed by stargazing, weather permitting; this year, the stargazing schedule will follow the moon’s cycle; 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]<mailto:[email protected]> or 410-777-2260; www.aacc.edu/science/observatory<http://www.aacc.edu/science/observatory>.

StudentsWithTruckApril 23 – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 4th Annual AACC Truck Pull – A series of activities, including teams pulling trucks, for high school and college students to make them aware of high-demand careers in the transportation industry and pathways and educational opportunities to prepare for those careers; Parking Lot C on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; sponsored by AACC’s Transportation, Logistics and Cargo Security program; free; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/business/truckpull.cfm or contact Kipp Snow at 410-777-2923 or [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>.

April 23 – 2-3:15 p.m. Writers [email protected] brings Erin Murphy, author of six collections of poetry, who will read and discuss her work, which has won numerous awards; free; Humanities Building Room 112; free; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/creativewriting/writersreading.cfm<http://www.aacc.edu/creativewriting/writersreading.cfm> or contact Susan Cohen, 410-777-2545 or [email protected].

April 22 – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Earth Day Celebration, on the Quad (Student Union dining hall in inclement weather); co-sponsored by Campus Activities Board, the Student Engagement office and the Biology Club; free; for information, call 410-777-2218 or visit http://25livepub.collegenet.com/calendars/aacc-studentengagement#/?i=1

PERFORMING ARTS

Print_MarkCookApril 10 – 3 p.m. Clinic in the World-Class Jazz Series at AACC, featuring the Mark Cook Group; Cook is a jazz pianist; the jazz series, which brings renowned jazz musicians to campus, is coordinated by Ian Wardenski, AACC assistant professor of music; the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 224, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free;  for information, visit the website, www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz.

April 11 – 8 p.m. Concert, World-Class Jazz Series at AACC, featuring the Mark Cook Group; Cook is a jazz pianist; 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]<mailto:[email protected]> or visit the website, www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz.

April 17, 18, 24, 25 – 8 p.m.; April 19 and 26 – 2 p.m. Performance, “The Phantom of the Opera,” presented by Theater at AACC; this production is made possible by special arrangements with R&H Library; music by Andrew Lloy Webber; lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe; book by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe; directed by Douglas Brandt Byerly, chair of the AACC Performing Arts department; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; tickets are $25 general admission; $15 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; and $5 AACC students who make purchases prior to April 17 and who have a valid AACC student ID. For tickets, visit http://www.aacc.edu/performingarts/artspass.cfm or contact the AACC Box Office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>. For information about the show, visit http://www.aacc.edu/theater.

VISUAL ARTS

Through April 9, Exhibit, “Rebranding the Russian Avant Garde,” featuring selections curated by Sergey Serov and Vladmir Lesnyak, Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery; free; gallery open Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. For information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitschedule.cfm.

April 1-14 Exhibit, AACC Printmaking Club, Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery; hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays; free; information: Chris Mona, [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or visit http://www.aacc.edu/visualarts/calendar.cfm

April 20-May 15 Exhibit, AACC’s Annual Juried Student Art Show, 11:30 a.m. April 22, juror’s talk; 6-8 p.m. April 22, reception; free; all in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitschedule.cfm

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