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AACC alumni attend White House announcement

AACC alumni attend White House announcement

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has received a $817,368 federal grant award from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration job training programs as part of $14,957,899 in funding provided to 14 Maryland community colleges. The awards were announced recently at a White House event at which two AACC alumni, Gary Pollard Jr., and […]

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Encore Chorale holiday concert December 20th at AACC

Encore Chorale holiday concert December 20th at AACC

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Encore Chorale will perform a free concert featuring music that reflects holiday traditions from around the world at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The Encore Chorale is one of the programs […]

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AACC Foundation names new Executive Director

AACC Foundation names new Executive Director

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has chosen Vollie Melson of Annapolis to lead the AACC Foundation Inc. as its executive director. Melson brings 20 years of leadership and fundraising experience, spending his last seven years at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In his most recent position as vice president for development, he led a team of 29 […]

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USNA swag sent into orbit with Orion

USNA swag sent into orbit with Orion

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Onboard last Friday’s successful launch of Orion were several small items from the Naval Academy donated by former NASA astronaut and Class of 1973 graduate of the academy, Ken Reightler, who is also a former executive of Lockheed Martin and currently the Distinguished Professor and Robert A. Heinlein Chair in the aerospace engineering department at […]

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From teammates, to rivals. Philly friends will meet again tomorrow on the field.

From teammates, to rivals. Philly friends will meet again tomorrow on the field.

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four years ago, Jake Zuzek  and Raymond Maples, of Philadelphia were playing football together at West Catholic High School in Philadelphia. Both were all PA-state selections, Catholic League and Philadelphia City Champions. And then they graduated–each going their separate ways. Until tomorrow at the 115th Army-Navy Game. Jake Zuzek is a starting guard for Navy […]

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And they’re off…Midshipmen running with Army-Navy game ball

And they’re off…Midshipmen running with Army-Navy game ball

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Midshipmen of the 13th Company gathered at 7am on this morning, for a motivational kick-off to begin the 84 mile trek from Bancroft Hall to Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium for the 33rd running of the Army-Navy game ball. The first relay team of Midshipmen were  joined by USNA Superintendent, VADM Ted Carter and USNA Commandant of Midshipmen, CAPT William Byrne as the […]

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Many events planned for Army-Navy Game this weekend

Many events planned for Army-Navy Game this weekend

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of America’s most popular football games returns to Baltimore with free activities for residents and visitors taking place Friday, Dec. 12 and Saturday, Dec. 13, culminating with the 115th Army-Navy Game presented by USAA, which kicks off at 3 p.m. Saturday from M&T Bank Stadium.  The Army-Navy Baltimore Celebration is presented by the State of Maryland, […]

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Broadneck student feeds teacher a pot-laced brownie

Broadneck student feeds teacher a pot-laced brownie

| December 8, 2014 | 5 Comments

A Broadneck High student gave a teacher a marijuana-laced brownie at school this afternoon.  After eating the brownie, the teacher became disoriented and went to the nurse. The student was questioned and admitted to giving the teacher the brownie and knowing that it contained marijuana. The school did not post the letter about the incident […]

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15 County teachers receive grants for classroom tools

15 County teachers receive grants for classroom tools

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County has awarded more than $6,000 in mini grants to fifteen local school teachers through its Grants 4Teachers program.  The Grants 4 Teachers Fund provides grants to teachers in the Anne Arundel County Public School System for special projects or the tools needed in their classrooms to create the […]

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Midshipman awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Midshipman awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Andrea Howard of Norcross, Ga. was awarded a Marshall Scholarship, Tuesday, December 2. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides two years of postgraduate study at an United Kingdom university. Howard is a double-major in Political Science and Arabic and will pursue a Master of Arts in Science and Security at […]

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Navy to play San Diego State in Poinsettia Bowl

Navy to play San Diego State in Poinsettia Bowl

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

San Diego State has accepted an invitation to play Navy in the 10th annual San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl it was announced today by 2014 Bowl President Vincent Mudd.  The game will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Kickoff is set for 6:30 PM in San Diego […]

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Senator Cardin talks to AACC students on college affordability

Senator Cardin talks to AACC students on college affordability

| December 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin engaged 10 Anne Arundel Community College students recently in talks about how they are financing their college education and ways they think the federal government could alter existing programs to make college more affordable. Cardin is visiting colleges around Maryland to gather firsthand knowledge about the challenges college students face.  […]

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AACC Selected for National Grant to Train Low-Income Adults

AACC Selected for National Grant to Train Low-Income Adults

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College recently celebrated 100 students’ completion of training that makes them eligible to work as casino dealers through a grant from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project. AACC is one of 12 community colleges in the nation selected to participate in the $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to the League […]

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Plenty happening at AACC this December

Plenty happening at AACC this December

| December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Celebrate with AACC in the Season of Giving WATCH, LISTEN AND ENJOY! Dec. 4-6 – 8 p.m. AACC Dance Company perform “Running Amuck,” featuring original choreography by company director Lynda P. Fitzgerald and some company members; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; admission charged;  www.aacc.edu/dance/events.cfm. Dec. 13 – 8 p.m. […]

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Airport exhibit spotlights AACC students’ designs

Airport exhibit spotlights AACC students’ designs

| December 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Students from Anne Arundel Community College were selected to compete in a first-of-its-kind design competition and are featured in The Art of Living exhibition at Dulles International Airport through November. The innovative project, which merges fashion and interior design, opened Sept. 29, at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. Created with support from and in […]

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In Vino Veritas returns to St. John’s for 5th year

In Vino Veritas returns to St. John’s for 5th year

| December 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 2015 In Vino Veritas, a much anticipated annual, two-day wine event, opens with a dinner and wine tasting that celebrates the legacy of great American winemaking. On February 27, special guest Warren Winiarski (St. John’s College, Class of 1952), founder of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, joins a panel of notable winemakers and connoisseurs in […]

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Smithsonian curator to lecture at Mitchell Gallery tomorrow

Smithsonian curator to lecture at Mitchell Gallery tomorrow

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

James Ulak, senior curator of Japanese art at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries, will present a lecture “Road Trip: Hiroshige’s Eye-Opening Travelogue” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Mellon Hall’s Conversation Room on Tuesday, December 2 at 5:30 p.m.  The lecture explores […]

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Start the year with AACC classes and events

Start the year with AACC classes and events

| November 30, 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 event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. AACC CLASSES January – Registration for spring credit […]

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Free lecture at Rockbridge Academy

Free lecture at Rockbridge Academy

| November 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Rockbridge Academy welcomes the community to a free lecture on The Joy of Classical Education by renowned writer and historian, Susan Wise Bauer. The lecture will take place January 22, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Annapolis, 710 Ridgley Road, Annapolis, MD.    Wise Bauer’s most recent project is an ongoing narrative world history […]

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Navy qualifies for Poinsettia Bowl with defeat of South Alabama

Navy qualifies for Poinsettia Bowl with defeat of South Alabama

| November 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk announced after Friday’s victory over South Alabama that the Naval Academy has accepted an invitation to play in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego against an opponent from the Mountain West. Kickoff is set for 6:30 PM in San […]

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Running Amok at AACC

Running Amok at AACC

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel Community College Dance Company will present an eclectic evening of dance when it performs “Running Amuck,” at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 4-6, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Artistic director Lynda P. Fitzgerald is bringing back one of […]

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AACC has full schedule of events in December

AACC has full schedule of events in December

| November 21, 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 event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. HEALTH SERVICES Mondays-Fridays – Appointments preferred. Tobacco cessation […]

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