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First AACC/UMB Physicians Assistant class graduates

First AACC/UMB Physicians Assistant class graduates

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College and University of Maryland Baltimore’s Collaborative Physician Assistant program graduated 36 students on Thursday, July 21.  This was the first graduation through the collaborative program, where all graduates qualify as candidates for a Master of Health Science degree through AACC’s partnership with UMB. Albert J. Struck, PA-C, a clinical provider with […]

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AACC welcomes two new trustees

AACC welcomes two new trustees

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College’s board of trustees welcomes two new members – Lawrence W. Ulvila Jr. and Adam J. Hertz – who recently were appointed by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. Ulvila, an Annapolis resident, also chairs the Anne Arundel Medical Center Outreach Council on Mental Illness and Alcohol/Substance Use and is on the board of […]

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County’s back to school program seeks additional donors

County’s back to school program seeks additional donors

| July 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County residents have a unique opportunity this summer to help a family in financial need by signing up to donate to the Back to School Program. “The Back to School program ensures more than 4,500 young children show up the first day of school with the backpacks, supplies and tools they need succeed,” […]

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Navy Athletics ranks 8th for their social media skills

Navy Athletics ranks 8th for their social media skills

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy Athletics is ranked as the eighth best school in the country in the College Athletics Social Media rankings by Jumpwire.  Jumpwire measured audience (fans), engagement (total likes, comments and shares across all channels, activity (number of posts), amplification (sharing), applause (likes) and conversation (comments) across six social media channels. Service Academy rival Air Force […]

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FILMSTERS Academy celebrating 15 years

FILMSTERS Academy celebrating 15 years

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

FILMSTERS Academy, a summer film camp for kids is proud to announce that they are celebrating 15 years this summer. Over 138 short films have been produced, shot, directed, acted in and edited by kids 11-18 years of age. In the fifteen-year time span over 800 students have attended film camp, which offers three levels of instruction. The program takes […]

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400 Launchpads deployed at Anne Arundel Libraries for young customers

400 Launchpads deployed at Anne Arundel Libraries for young customers

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that the library’s youngest customers can now enjoy new Playaway Launchpads at all branches. Only previously available as part of a pilot program at three libraries, these special Android tablets for children feature high quality, pre-loaded learning apps. Library officials recently distributed 372 new […]

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AACPS looks to re-district Annapolis area schools to alleviate overcrowding

AACPS looks to re-district Annapolis area schools to alleviate overcrowding

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education is taking another look at potential ways to best utilize elementary school space in the Annapolis cluster, and is asking Superintendent George Arlotto to present some options early next year. At its July 13, 2016, meeting, the Board asked Dr. Arlotto to work outside the school system’s stipulated redistricting timeline to […]

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AACC memorial art exhibit to open

AACC memorial art exhibit to open

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

From professional intelligence wonk to recreational artist, Pasadena resident Larry Barter tackled his career and retirement with the same large amount of enthusiasm. View Barter’s interpretations of Maryland barns, Baltimore street life, nautical Maine and French bakeries in the Larry Barter Memorial Exhibit from July 15 through Aug. 19 in the Cade Center for Fine […]

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AACPS Boars selects Stacy Korbelak to serve a third term as President

AACPS Boars selects Stacy Korbelak to serve a third term as President

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today elected Stacy Korbelak to a third consecutive term as president and elected Julie Hummer as vice president for the 2016-2017 school year. Korbelak was appointed to the Board in July 2012. A resident of Piney Orchard, she was an active volunteer in the schools in which […]

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Navy Fan Fest set for August 6th

Navy Fan Fest set for August 6th

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy fans are invited to the 2016 Navy Football Fan Fest/Media Day on Saturday, August 6 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 […]

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AACPS class of 2016 earns record $169 million in scholarship offers

AACPS class of 2016 earns record $169 million in scholarship offers

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools seniors in the Class of 2016 set a new mark for those who follow them, earning nearly $169.2 million in scholarship offers. The total is nearly $15 million (almost 9.5 percent) more than the previous year. Across the school system, scholarship offers to graduating seniors have increased nearly $60 million […]

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Rotary awards $4000 to students

Rotary awards $4000 to students

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis presented certificates to four students, with their four $1,000 scholarships each sent directly to their college of choice. Recipients, their parents, their high schools and their colleges are:            Aristides N. Hadjipanteli, son of Nicos and Christina Hadjipanteli of Annapolis, Annapolis High School, Georgetown University. Katrina R. Korbelak, daughter of Mathew […]

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1184 Plebes, Class of 2020, take Oath of Office in Tecumseh Court

1184 Plebes, Class of 2020, take Oath of Office in Tecumseh Court

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, 1184 plebes, including 17 international students took the Oath of Office to finalize their move from civilian to enlisted personnel in the US Navy. The 6pm ceremony took place in Tecumseh Court in the shadows of Bancroft Hall, their dormitory for the next 4 years. This class has 331 women which is the […]

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I Day 2016 in photos

I Day 2016 in photos

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Induction Day. I-Day. The day in late June where 1200 young men and women (along with their families) invade Annapolis and the United States Naval Academy to begin their military career. Plebes (freshmen/4th class Midshipmen) began arriving at 6am to begin the process that included instruction, a new uniform, and a fresh haircut to start […]

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A kinder gentler I-Day for the USNA Class of 2020

A kinder gentler I-Day for the USNA Class of 2020

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

This morning, 1,184 men and women entered Alumni Hall on the Yard of the United States Naval Academy to take the first step to becoming officers in the Navy and Marines–the plebes arrived for Induction Day, or I-Day. The day when they say goodbye to their loved ones and friends for six weeks of a […]

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AACPS adds new sites to summer meals program

AACPS adds new sites to summer meals program

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools will continue to provide nutritional resources for children across the county again this summer, expanding its free summer meals program to serve as many young people as possible (goal of 100,000 meals) by the time school resumes in August.  The program will begin on Monday, June 20 and run Monday […]

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Navy’s Gladchuk named recipient of John L. Toner Award by National Football Foundation

Navy’s Gladchuk named recipient of John L. Toner Award by National Football Foundation

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced that United States Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk has been named the 2016 recipient of the NFF John L. Toner Award. Presented annually by the NFF, the Toner Award recognizes an athletics director who has demonstrated superior administrative abilities and shown outstanding […]

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Start School Later pleased with County budget to begin process

Start School Later pleased with County budget to begin process

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Council and County Executive Schuh again demonstrated their commitment to the health and safety of Anne Arundel students by voting to appropriate $602,000 to shift school start times in August 2017. While Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) says this appropriation allows only for a minimal shift of 13 minutes, Start […]

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Kip Kunsman elected to National Training Board of Directors

Kip Kunsman elected to National Training Board of Directors

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kip Kunsman, assistant dean for Workforce Development at Anne Arundel Community College’s School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET), effective July 1. As an NCCET board member, Kunsman will work toward bringing innovative and leading-edge training to […]

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Arundel High student wins National Merit Scholarship

Arundel High student wins National Merit Scholarship

| June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Madeline Beaudry of Arundel High School is the latest student to be added to the impressive list of National Merit Scholars announced recently by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Beaudry was chosen as part of a talented group of 4,000 students from across the country, 41 from Maryland, who will receive between $500 and $2,000 […]

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Blades of Green awards scholarship to Broadneck’s Catherine Knox

Blades of Green awards scholarship to Broadneck’s Catherine Knox

| June 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Blades of Green in Harwood, MD has selected an outstanding candidate to receive their scholarship for the 2016 academic year. The recipient Catherine Knox, plans to attend the University of Southern California and pursue a major in Environmental engineering. Catherine has distinguished herself through her passionate commitment to environmental engineering and environmental policy change. As […]

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Train to become a blackjack dealer at AACC

Train to become a blackjack dealer at AACC

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bet on your future with an exciting new career opportunity as a table games dealer.  Enroll now in the new accelerated blackjack dealer training at Anne Arundel Community College and the potential to earn up to $50,000 in wages and tips.  Full tuition scholarships are available for eligible students.   Upon successful completion of the […]

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