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Help Walk the Walk fill backpacks this summer

Help Walk the Walk fill backpacks this summer

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Help make a difference in your community this summer. Walk the Walk is inviting you to climb aboard their colorful trailer filled with school supplies to fill a backpack for a $30 donation. Walk the Walk is excited to work with Anne Arundel County’s Department of Human Resources & their Back to School program again […]

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Navy becomes member of American Athletic Conference

Navy becomes member of American Athletic Conference

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

After 134 years as an Independent in football, the Naval Academy officially became a member of the American Athletic Conference this morning. Joining a conference in football had been discussed for nearly a decade and Navy formally accepted an invitation to join the Big East on January 24, 2012 and kept that commitment when the […]

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Navy Football Fan Fest scheduled for August 8th

Navy Football Fan Fest scheduled for August 8th

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Navy fans are invited to the 2015 Navy Football Fan Fest/Media Day on Saturday, August 8 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Navy players will sign autographs on the blue side (press box side) concourse from 10:00-11:00 AM., before moving down to the field to interact with the fans on the field. Fan Fest activities will include interactive inflatable games, giveaways and live music. The first 250 […]

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Sustainafest’s tiny house project moves to Indian Creek School

Sustainafest’s tiny house project moves to Indian Creek School

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Beginning June 15, 2015, 30+ middle school students, along with partner, Sustainafest embarked on an exploration of sustainable living and build an off-grid, mobile SustainaFest “tiny house” model. This 5-week program is the second project of its kind for the Annapolis-based non-profit, building upon the overwhelming success of last year’s tiny house project in Annapolis […]

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Summit School graduates 22 in the class of 2015

Summit School graduates 22 in the class of 2015

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Summit School’s 25th commencement ceremony took place on Friday, June 5th. The class of 2015 included 22 eighth grade students. Faculty members gave individual speeches about each graduate and their journey at Summit. The following awards were presented to graduates: Nicholas Vance – The Donnor Award, for enthusiasm, integrity, and responsibility Jared Labbe – […]

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10 AACC students complete police academy

10 AACC students complete police academy

| June 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ten students were recognized as graduates of Anne Arundel Community College’s Police Entrance-Level Training Academy at a Police Academy Completion Ceremony June 5 at the Arnold campus. Providing the keynote address was Judge Wanda Keyes Heard, associate judge of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit. The top academic student, Recruit Officer Graduate Stephen […]

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AACC hosts Marty Knepp Memorial Concert June 20th

AACC hosts Marty Knepp Memorial Concert June 20th

| June 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College will host a Marty Knepp Memorial Concert on Saturday, June 20, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. “Marty was a highly esteemed colleague and teacher at AACC, as well as being much loved […]

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Overcome math anxiety at AACC

Overcome math anxiety at AACC

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Don’t let past struggles in a math keep you from pursuing your educational or career goals. Anne Arundel Community College is offering free, two-hour Overcoming Math Anxiety workshops this summer that will give you new approaches and the confidence to succeed in college math courses. The workshop leader will discuss recent research findings in neuroscience […]

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AACC math professor recognized for education excellence

AACC math professor recognized for education excellence

| June 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Robyn a. Toman, professor of mathematics at Anne Arundel Community College, recently received an Education Excellence Award from the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce in recognition of her work in redesigning pre-college math curriculum that benefits both AACC students and students at two high schools in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools system. […]

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Award-Winning authors to lead summer writing intensive at St. John’s College

Award-Winning authors to lead summer writing intensive at St. John’s College

| June 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Seasoned and beginning writers alike are invited to join a special one-day summer writing intensive at St. John’s College. Working under the guidance of noted regional writers Laura Oliver and Lynn Auld Schwartz, participants may select four workshops from seven choices to address their most challenging writing issues and will leave equipped with new skills, […]

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AACC invites community to exhibit artwork

AACC invites community to exhibit artwork

| June 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

All artists in the community are invited to exhibit their art in an open all-media exhibit, “Heliotrope Bouquet 17,” from June 8 to July 10, at the John A. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery at Anne Arundel Community College. There is no juror for this show and no entry fee. This year marks the […]

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AACC athletics wins sportsmanship prize for sixth time

AACC athletics wins sportsmanship prize for sixth time

| June 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College Athletics has won the 2014-2015 Jack Cistriano Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (MD JUCO) Sportsmanship Award for the second consecutive year and for the sixth time overall. In announcing the award to AACC coaches, staff and team members, Athletics Director Duane Herr said, “I commend each and every one of you […]

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Explore fine arts and great literature at St. John’s this summer

Explore fine arts and great literature at St. John’s this summer

| May 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College welcomes the community to participate in evening and weekend seminars and fine arts workshops, through its Continuing Education and Fine Arts Program. Engage in lively seminar discussions of classic works including “Anna Karenina,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “The Complete Essays of Montaigne,” as well as works by Plato, Aristotle, Shakespeare, Descartes, […]

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Sunset Elementary presents Wizard of Oz at Chesapeake Arts Center

Sunset Elementary presents Wizard of Oz at Chesapeake Arts Center

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to announce that Sunset Elementary School of Pasadena, Maryland will be performing the beloved classic, “The Wizard of Oz” on Saturday, May 30 at 7:00pm and Sunday, May 31 at 3:00pm in the Hammonds Lane Theatre. The show is for all ages! Tickets are $8.00 for Adults and $6.00 […]

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Osprey joins the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Osprey joins the Annapolis Maritime Museum

| May 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Maritime Museum is proud to announce a new edition to its collection. On display in the exhibit room, a strikingly mounted osprey extends her wings while clutching a fish. Visitors to the museum can now get a close look at a bird that is usually seen only at a distance in the sky […]

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USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 2 of 2)

USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 2 of 2)

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . All images © […]

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USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 1 of 2)

USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 1 of 2)

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . All images © […]

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VP Biden addresses USNA Class of 2015

VP Biden addresses USNA Class of 2015

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . Vice President […]

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Rock Bridge Academy student places 4th in Rotary contest

Rock Bridge Academy student places 4th in Rotary contest

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Naomi Parker, 18, a senior at Rock Bridge Academy in Crownsville, placed fourth in the Rotary District 7620 4-Way Speech Contest held May 9 at the district conference at Hood College in Frederick. The daughter of David and Lisa Parker of Davidsonville, Ms. Parker won the Annapolis Rotary Club’s local contest and then won the […]

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AACC’s takes first place in Chesapeake Culinary Cup

AACC’s takes first place in Chesapeake Culinary Cup

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Team Anne Arundel, the student culinary team at Anne Arundel Community College’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism (HCAT) Institute, took first place at the 7th Annual Chesapeake Culinary Cup competition May 3, at the HCAT building at the Glen Burnie Town Center in Glen Burnie. The Chesapeake Culinary Cup is an American Culinary Federation-sanctioned competition […]

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Herndon conquered by Javarri Beachum in 1:38.36 (PHOTOS – VIDEO)

Herndon conquered by Javarri Beachum in 1:38.36 (PHOTOS – VIDEO)

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Near ninety degree temperatures, a brief storm, fifty pounds of lard, and a 20 foot tall obelisk were no match for the United States Naval Academy class of 2018.  Plebe Javarri Beachum from Port St. Joe, Florida was the one to place a midshipman’s cover atop the monument this afternoon. The victory was sealed with a […]

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Follow AACC students’ visual arts journeys at Quiet Waters exhibit

Follow AACC students’ visual arts journeys at Quiet Waters exhibit

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Artworks by current and former art students at Anne Arundel Community College will be showcased May 20-July 5, in a special, off-site exhibit in the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park off Hillsmere Road in Annapolis. “Drawn from AACC: Visual Journeys” is curated by Donna T. Hepner, associate professor of visual arts at AACC, and silver-and-gold-leaf […]

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