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Full agenda for St. John’s College

Full agenda for St. John’s College

| July 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College has a full calendar for the fall semester which begins later next month. August 2014 August 20 Undergraduate Convocation, 4:15 p.m. August 21 Classes begin. August 22 Dean’s Lecture, Topic to be announced, by Pamela Kraus, dean, St. John’s College, Annapolis. The lecture will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium […]

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AACC’s Flexible Virtual Writing Center wins national innovation award

AACC’s Flexible Virtual Writing Center wins national innovation award

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Students who need help with writing assignments can get the assistance they need – even at night and on weekends – with just a few clicks on the Internet to the tutors at the Virtual Writing Center at Anne Arundel Community College – one of the first such centers in the nation. The idea for […]

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AACC athletes score in the classroom as well as on field

AACC athletes score in the classroom as well as on field

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College showed its athletics program scored just as high in the classroom when six student-athletes were named National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Student Athletes. Three AACC teams also were recognized as top NJCAA Academic Teams with at least a 3.0 grade-point average. Winning the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence was sophomore […]

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Tiny House about to debut at Key School

Tiny House about to debut at Key School

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

From July 7th – 28th this summer, 50+ middle and high school students from Annapolis, Baltimore and surrounding areas will join forces with military veterans, building experts, educators and the sustainability leaders from SustainaFest to take on the unique and exciting challenge of building a mobile hi-tech, hyper-efficient and sustainable “Tiny House”. This 210 square […]

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AACC hires former student as new Athletic Director

AACC hires former student as new Athletic Director

| July 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has named Duane P. Herr of Glen Burnie as director of Athletics. A former scholar-athlete on both AACC’s and Towson’s baseball teams, Herr has been serving as interim coordinator of Athletics since last August. Herr says he looks forward to creating an atmosphere that fosters not only continued success of athletic […]

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AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With diversity of its student population continuing to rise, Anne Arundel Community College has named James A. Felton III as its first Chief Diversity Officer as part of the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. In the spring term, almost a third – 32.6 percent – of credit students identified themselves as part of a […]

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County seeks donations for back-to-school program

County seeks donations for back-to-school program

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is encouraging citizens to donate to the annual Back-to-School Program. “As the number of students in need of meal and school supply assistance continues to grow in Anne Arundel County, initiatives like the Back-to-School Program become increasingly critical for our students,” said County Executive Neuman. “I encourage our citizens […]

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Navy football ranked 57th, predicted to play Poinsettia Bowl

Navy football ranked 57th, predicted to play Poinsettia Bowl

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Navy football team is ranked 57th out of 128 teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision by Athlon Sports in its college football preseason rankings. Ohio State and Notre Dame are the only two Navy opponents ranked higher than the Mids.  Ohio State is ranked third and Notre Dame is ranked 13th.  Rutgers is the […]

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Jewish Education Center expands in Annapolis

Jewish Education Center expands in Annapolis

| July 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Jewish Education Center of Annapolis (JEC) is pleased to announce an expansion to include families in the Anne Arundel County for school year 2014-2015. JEC is a modern and liberal school, welcoming families from all backgrounds to participate in a new school for children grades K – 7 with Youth Group programs for students in grades 8 – […]

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Agencies, community partner on Hilltop Elementary School community garden

Agencies, community partner on Hilltop Elementary School community garden

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks is proud to announce a beneficial partnership with fellow county agencies and community members to build a vegetable garden at Hilltop Elementary School in Glen Burnie.  The garden provides a wonderful opportunity for students and faculty members to integrate nutrition through gardening in elementary classrooms and […]

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1192 Midshipmen candidates arrive on Annapolis

1192 Midshipmen candidates arrive on Annapolis

| July 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

This morning starting at 6 AM 1,192 young men and women arrived at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.  This is the class of 2018, arriving for their first day of what will become a 9-year commitment to the United States Navy. You can always tell when it is Induction Day (I-Day) by the glassy, […]

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Welcome USNA Class of 2018, I-Day tomorrow

Welcome USNA Class of 2018, I-Day tomorrow

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Class of 2018 will be arriving bright and early tomorrow morning at Alumni Hall. Approximately 1200 new plebes will begin their journey at the United States Naval Academy where in four short years, they will graduate as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. But tomorrow, they will […]

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Jackson named Dean of Student Services at AACC

Jackson named Dean of Student Services at AACC

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has named Jacqueline S. Jackson, Ph.D., of Silver Spring as its new Dean of Student Services. In that position, she oversees services that impact students directly, such as counseling and advising, tutoring, testing, health services, student activities, student conduct and student achievement. “We are very excited that Dr. Jackson brings a […]

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Schools, health department partner for safer youth

Schools, health department partner for safer youth

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health and Anne Arundel County Public Schools have joined together to review results of the recently released Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) as the two entities continue to discuss programs and initiatives for the upcoming school year. The 2013 YRBS is based on the national school survey conducted […]

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Summit School head named to ASHA board

Summit School head named to ASHA board

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Joan A. Mele-McCarthy, CCC-SLP, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) as the Vice President for Government Relations and Public Policy and will serve a three-year term.  ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 173,070 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing […]

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Navy SEALS drop into Naval Academy

Navy SEALS drop into Naval Academy

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last night, there were reports on the Anne Arundel 1st Alert Facebook page about a plane crash in Annapolis.  It seems that some people had spotted several people “bailing out” of a plane in trouble.  Well, the reports were partially correct–four people did jump out of a plane last night; but the plane was fine. […]

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AACC testing center receives national certification

AACC testing center receives national certification

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Testing and Assessment Services at Anne Arundel Community College has received national certification for its compliance with professional standards in delivering quality testing programs. The certification assures test-takers that tests are administered in a manner consistent with national standards. The National College Testing Association awarded Test Center Certification to AACC’s Testing and Assessment Services […]

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AACC graduates largest class

AACC graduates largest class

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College graduated its largest class ever at its 52nd Commencement on 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22, on the Arnold campus. This year, 2,357 members of the Class of 2014 received a total of 1,858 degrees and 1,065 certificates. That is 300 students above the previous record of 2,057 set in 2012. Some students received more than […]

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AACC professor named nation’s top e-learning educator

AACC professor named nation’s top e-learning educator

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College Professor Donald P. Orso, Ph.D., was named the Outstanding eLearning Educator for 2014 by the Instructional Technology Council. The runner-up teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “Don’s demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence is exemplified in his online classes. His courses are well designed and taught well–and he inspires and motivates […]

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Summit School Stallions have undefeated season

Summit School Stallions have undefeated season

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Summit School’s boys lacrosse team won their last game of the season on Tuesday, May 13 making this an undefeated season for the Stallions (11-0). The team of sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students had a remarkable season. “The team showed a tremendous amount of dedication and improvement throughout the season,” explained Coach Rick […]

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USNA Graduation, Class of 2014 (PHOTOS)

USNA Graduation, Class of 2014 (PHOTOS)

| May 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Yesterday, the USNA graduated 1069 men and women as Navy Ensigns and Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. United States Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, delivered the commencement address and Eye On Annapolis was on the field to capture the day from the initial flyover by the US Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (Blue Angels) to the pinning […]

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AACC students win the gold

AACC students win the gold

| May 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Two culinary students in Anne Arundel Community College’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism (HCAT) Institute earned gold medals and HCAT’s team earned second place at the 6th Annual Chesapeake Culinary Cup competition earlier this month at the institute in Glen Burnie. The Chesapeake Culinary Cup is an American Culinary Federation-sanctioned competition open to regional college […]

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