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AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award as a mentor at the Minority Access’ National Role Models Conference Oct. 3-5, in Washington, D.C. Although several national awards were given, Thomas was the sole recipient of the national mentor award […]

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Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Naval Academy Midshipmen Action Group (MAG) have collected thousands of pounds of non-perishable food for this year’s Harvest for the Hungry: Kids Helping Kids campaign. This Thursday midshipmen will load the final truck of food donations collected by MAG at 12:50 p.m. This is the sixth year in a row MAG has […]

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Annapolis family raising puppy for Canine Companions for Independence

Annapolis family raising puppy for Canine Companions for Independence

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Canine Companions for Independence – a national non-profit organization that provides assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities, is proud to announce that Annapolis residents Kerry Mueller and family recently began raising an assistance dog in-training for Canine Companions for Independence. Puppy Dom is a lab/golden retriever cross who will one-day know over 50 […]

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Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Learn the signs that indicate a child or teen may be a victim of human trafficking, sexual abuse, emotional abuse or trauma at the Nov. 12 Engaged Scholar Series continuing education and professional development seminar offered by the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute at Anne Arundel Community College. The seminar, which includes breakfast, meets […]

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County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto today announced a major technological advancement for the school system’s nearly 80,000 students: free Microsoft Office access for as long as they are enrolled in a county school. As a participant in Microsoft’s Student Advantage program, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is now offering every student Office ProPlus (a full […]

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Annapolis library to remain on West Street

Annapolis library to remain on West Street

| October 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

After careful review of site selection studies and an abundance of community input, the Anne Arundel County Public Library’s Board of Trustees has voted to rebuild the Annapolis Regional Library at its current location of 1410 West Street. The Board’s unanimous decision comes after several months of debate as to whether the new library should […]

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Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join Great Storms of the Chesapeake author David Healey at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 5 p.m. as he shares the history of the Chesapeake Bay region’s hurricanes, blizzards, fogs and freezes over the last four centuries. Space is limited, with advanced registration needed. Before John Smith’s crew weathered […]

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AACC awarded Military Friendly School designation for 6th year

AACC awarded Military Friendly School designation for 6th year

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has been named to the Military Friendly School® list for the sixth consecutive year by Victory Media, a media organization for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The honor recognizes the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to help military […]

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Sustainafest – October 25th

Sustainafest – October 25th

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Join an ongoing celebration – and conversation – around what we can all do to create a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable Chesapeake Bay region. Through a regular and on-going series of events and activities culminating in an annual film festival, SustainaFest leverages the power of art and entertainment to spark dialogue and drive direct […]

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Full November calendar at AACC

Full November calendar at AACC

| October 17, 2014 | 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 at http://www.aacc.edu/events. Mondays – 7-8 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meetings, Student Union building Room 102, AACC Arnold […]

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National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

David Ferry, winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry, will present a reading and translation of his poetry at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Ferry if a professor emeritus […]

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AACC wants to know if numbers are in your future

AACC wants to know if numbers are in your future

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Discover if a career as a certified public accountant (CPA) would be right for you by listening to a panel of recent CPAs talk about their jobs on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the annual CPA Night sponsored by the Business Administration department of Anne Arundel Community College. A short reception for AACC graduates who have […]

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Navy gets back on track with a 51-14 trouncing of VMI

Navy gets back on track with a 51-14 trouncing of VMI

| October 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

After three losses in a row, Navy needed a win. Bad.  And they got it yesterday when they trounced the Virginia Military Institute Keydets by a score of 51-14. (Live Blog) With an injured QB, Keenan Reynolds sidelined, it was up to Tago Smith to captain the ship. After a nervous start, Navy fumbled and it […]

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Navy Football Vs VMI (LIVE BLOG)

Navy Football Vs VMI (LIVE BLOG)

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Navy and VMI will meet for the 10th time on the gridiron when the two squads square off this afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. Navy leads the all-time series, 9-0, including a 41-3 victory the last time the two squads met in 2012. Saturday’s game will be televised by CBS Sports Network […]

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3 authors to discuss their works and “The Writing Life” at St. John’s

3 authors to discuss their works and “The Writing Life” at St. John’s

| October 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Acclaimed authors Ruth Kassinger, Steve Vogel, and St. John’s College alumna Barbara Rogan, will discuss their latest works of fiction, nonfiction, and military history.  This fundraiser for student aid will be held at the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Sunday, November 9 at 3 p.m. In “A Garden of Marvels,” Kassinger’s latest book of nonfiction, […]

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Key School to host free sports clinics

Key School to host free sports clinics

| October 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Key School Athletic Department is pleased to announce a series of free instructional clinics for student-athletes of all ages to take place over the course of the 2014-2015 school year. The fall clinics will include baseball, field hockey and boys’ and girls’ soccer; winter and spring clinics will include basketball, baseball and lacrosse. All […]

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Hillsmere Family Fun Fair, November 8th

Hillsmere Family Fun Fair, November 8th

| October 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

The annual Family Fun Fair & Silent Auction is a favorite annual event featuring food, games, health & wellness demonstrations, DJ, moon bounce, photo booth, balloon creations and a silent auction/raffle. Parents and children will have the opportunity to try their luck at the cakewalk, carnival games and a premium grand prize raffle. A silent […]

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Graphic Design USA honors AACC again

Graphic Design USA honors AACC again

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Graphic Design USA honored seven publications designed by Anne Arundel Community College’s Creative Services team with its 2014 American Graphic Design Awards. Graphic Design USA has sponsored national design competitions for more than 50 years, and this year’s competition drew more than 8,000 entries from advertising agencies, graphic design firms, corporations, associations, universities, government and […]

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Free concert: Classical Indian music by World Artists Experiences

Free concert: Classical Indian music by World Artists Experiences

| October 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

A free concert of Indian classical music featuring four renowned musicians of the sitar, violin and percussion will be presented at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College in Annapolis. They are sitarist Alif Laiia and violinist HN Bhaskar, who will combine traditional music from North and South […]

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International expert on Dyscalculia to speak at Summit symposium

International expert on Dyscalculia to speak at Summit symposium

| October 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Summit School’s featured speaker at the Zelma Wynn Symposium will be Dr. Brian Butterworth, author and international expert on dyscalculia. The symposium will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Summit’s campus in Edgewater, MD. The symposium will address the neuroscience supporting dyscalculia, assessment, teacher intervention, technology enhanced learning, and parental/home support. Individuals […]

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Magician Mike Super to perform at AACC

Magician Mike Super to perform at AACC

| October 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

Mike Super has fascinated TV audiences as a Final Top 12 contestant on this season’s “America’s Got Talent.”  Now is your chance to see him live in person! Mike Super will be performing his college show at Anne Arundel Community College at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the […]

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Magnet program seeking intern opportunities

Magnet program seeking intern opportunities

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are you a local business which utilizes any type of art?  The Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) High School Magnet program may be a perfect solution to bolster your workforce with an intern. The Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) High School Magnet program offers serious art students the opportunity to continue building their artistic skill […]

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