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NJ Midshipman charged in Annapolis assault on taxi driver

NJ Midshipman charged in Annapolis assault on taxi driver

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 20, 2014 at approximately 2:20 a.m., officers responded to the 1400 block of Bay Head Rd Annapolis, MD 21409 for a report of an assault. Upon their arrival, they spoke with the victim, a 40 year-old male from Annapolis, who advised he had been assaulted. The victim works as a cab driver for […]

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Science magic at AACC

Science magic at AACC

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Behold the Magic at AACC’s Spring Science Night Prepare to see amazing feats before your very eyes. Is it magic? Not really. It’s science and Anne Arundel Community College science faculty members are staging Spring Science Night 2014 on April 23 to show young and old how much fun science can be. The public can […]

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AACC’s casino dealer campaign wins award

AACC’s casino dealer campaign wins award

| April 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College’s Casino Dealer School online marketing campaign took second place at the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations’ national meeting last month in New Orleans, La. The marketing team for this project was Jill S. Bennett of Annapolis, assistant director of strategic marketing and Susan E. Gumula of Severna Park, digital […]

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Ayesha Chaudhry elected to serve on AACPS Board of Education

Ayesha Chaudhry elected to serve on AACPS Board of Education

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ayesha Chaudhry, a junior at South River High School, was elected by members of the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils  to be the 2014-2015 student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education (SMOB). Christopher Umanzor of Old Mill High School and Camilla Shanley of North County High School were the other finalists […]

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AACC student chosen for NASA program

AACC student chosen for NASA program

| April 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

Robert Michael “Mike” Melzer of Glen Burnie, who is studying physics and math at Anne Arundel Community College, is one of 40 community college students east of the Mississippi River selected to participate in the elite NASA National Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) project through NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Melzer’s initial […]

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Comcast Foundation  awards 4 scholarships to area seniors

Comcast Foundation awards 4 scholarships to area seniors

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation’s signature community investment initiatives, recognizes students’ leadership skills, academic achievement and […]

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Expected $2.4 Million ‘Signing Bonus’ For Chosen AACPS Superintendent

Expected $2.4 Million ‘Signing Bonus’ For Chosen AACPS Superintendent

| April 6, 2014

The Anne Arundel County Board of Education is currently conducting a search for the next superintendent to replace interim Superintendent Mamie Perkins.  As has been widely reported, the three finalists are George Arlotto, Maureen McMahon, and Francisco Duran.  The Board plans to appoint the next superintendent at its April 23, 2014 meeting. Two of the […]

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AACC launches Cyber Analyst program

AACC launches Cyber Analyst program

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

How your business or organization handles a cyber threat may depend on how well your decision makers understand your cybersecurity team. Key to that connection is a cyber analyst, and Anne Arundel Community College and OPS Consulting have partnered to develop the “Growing the Analyst” training that will bridge that communications/knowledge gap. This new curriculum, […]

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AACC names new associate vice president of learning

AACC names new associate vice president of learning

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michael H. Gavin of Baltimore is Anne Arundel Community College’s new associate vice president of Learning. In that capacity, he will oversee faculty professional development, the college’s process of course and program development and the Sarbanes Center for Public and Community Service. In addition, he will participate in AACC’s Student Success 2020 initiative that aims […]

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The Summit School Anniversary Gala this weekend (April 5, 2014)

The Summit School Anniversary Gala this weekend (April 5, 2014)

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 5, The Summit School will commemorate Summit’s 25th Anniversary. Since 1989, Summit has been Sowing the Seeds of Success – for every child, every day.  This year’s gala celebrates students, families, and teachers on this very special evening of cocktails, dinner, music, auctions, and fun! More than 250 guests will gather on […]

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Second Midshipman dies in Shock-Trauma

Second Midshipman dies in Shock-Trauma

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Midshipman Third Class (sophomore) Hans Loewen, 20, of Hampstead, N.C., passed away Saturday, March 29 while in a coma at University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma in Baltimore.  The death comes six days after Midshipman Loewen sustained injuries in a skateboarding accident while on liberty away from the academy Saturday, March 22. Loewen was […]

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AACPS narrows Superintendent choice to 3 candidates

AACPS narrows Superintendent choice to 3 candidates

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today announced it has narrowed the field of candidates for the next Superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools to three following interviews with six semifinalists last weekend. The finalists are: Dr. George Arlotto, Chief of Staff and former Associate Superintendent for School Performance, Anne Arundel County […]

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Edgewater Elementary to host 1st golf tournament in April

Edgewater Elementary to host 1st golf tournament in April

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Edgewater Elementary School has announced their First Annual EES Golf Classic at Eisenhower Golf Course in Annapolis, MD on Friday, April 25, 2014. Come on out and join us for a fantastic day playing the links! Schedule for the day: Registration: 11:30-12:45 Lunch: 11:30 – 12:45 Golf: 1:00-5:00 Dinner: 4:30-6:30 Registration Includes: Greens Fee and […]

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Another Midshipman is being treated at Shock Trauma

Another Midshipman is being treated at Shock Trauma

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

A second Midshipman from the United States Naval Academy is currently undergoing treatment at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for a severe head injury suffered on Saturday. MIDN Hans Loewen, 20, was admitted on Saturday with a brain injury sustained in a skateboarding accident on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Loewen is a 3rd Class […]

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MIDN McKamey passes away after collapsing on football field

MIDN McKamey passes away after collapsing on football field

| March 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

Midshipman Fourth Class (freshman) Will McKamey, 19, of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away while in a coma Tuesday at University of Maryland’s Baltimore Shock Trauma Unit. The death comes three days after McKamey collapsed during football practice last Saturday    Since then, his family has been at his bedside and supported by his classmates, teammates, coaching […]

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Time to register for summer classes at AACC

Time to register for summer classes at AACC

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Continue your college education this summer by signing up for credit classes at Anne Arundel Community College. Registration begins Wednesday, March 12. AACC has courses that can meet your academic needs and your personal schedule, whether you want to complete a needed course at AACC that will qualify for transfer back to your four-year college, […]

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How the Next Superintendent Will Really Be Selected

How the Next Superintendent Will Really Be Selected

| March 15, 2014

We have recently observed Russia’s “democratic” takeover of Crimea.  As a democratically elected Crimean parliament holds a democratic referendum to join Russia, the stage-managing has been superb.  However, AACPS has demonstrated its ability to stage manage even more discreetly, which is very helpful in manipulating a supposed democratic process.  By contrast, Russia looks like a […]

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Key School to host open house for younger children

Key School to host open house for younger children

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Key School’s First School will hold an Open House on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Families interested in learning more about what Key’s First School program offers children ages 2 to 5 are invited to attend. Beginning at 9:00 a.m., Key faculty members will introduce children to an array of hands-on activities in various subject areas […]

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Another student arrested for weapon violation

Another student arrested for weapon violation

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On March 13, 2014, at approximately 10:20 a.m., a student at Southern High School approached a teacher and conveyed that they believed another student was under the influence of alcohol.  The teacher alerted school administrators, and they brought the 16-year-old male to the office to speak with him regarding a possible alcohol violation. These discussions […]

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Summit School highlights literacy

Summit School highlights literacy

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 25th, The Summit School offered two special literacy-themed activities throughout the day to Celebrate 25 Years of Reading Success, which coincided, although a little early, with the national celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday: Read Across America Day. Nine USNA Midshipmen came to read their favorite childhood books to lower school students. Several midshipmen […]

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Black male initiative summit to be held at AACC

Black male initiative summit to be held at AACC

| March 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Students, faculty, staff and community members focused on helping black male students succeed are invited to attend the Fourth Annual Black Male Initiative Summit on Thursday, March 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Anne Arundel Community College. The summit is free and includes dinner, a guest moderator and panelists, who will discuss pathways and […]

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Empowering women at AACC

Empowering women at AACC

| March 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Women of all ages can get tips on ways they can increase their personal influence and inspire others at the all-day March 7 symposium, “Empowering Women Leaders,” at Anne Arundel Community College. Registration is needed by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. Download either a student or general public registration form from the AACC website, www.aacc.edu/studentlife/wes.cfm, […]

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