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USNA announces Fall parade schedule

USNA announces Fall parade schedule

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Naval Academy Brigade of Midshipmen will present formal dress parades on Worden Field on the Naval Academy grounds at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Friday, Sept. 18, Friday, Oct. 2, and Friday, Oct. 23. The public is invited to attend without charge. Please call 410-293-1520 for general information about the parades and gate access. […]

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Friday night lecture series announced at St. John’s College

Friday night lecture series announced at St. John’s College

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pamela Kraus, dean of the Annapolis campus of St. John’s College, will deliver the opening lecture for the 2015-2016 academic year. Her lecture, “Life Before Us,” is free and open to the public and will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, August 28 at 8 p.m. A question period will follow. For […]

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Mitchell Gallery: Explore the art of 19th-century European domestic spaces

Mitchell Gallery: Explore the art of 19th-century European domestic spaces

| August 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College presents “House Proud: Nineteenth-Century Watercolor Interiors from the Thaw Collection,” an exhibition that examines the evolution of the domestic interior in 19th-century Europe. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will be on view from August 26 through October 11. “House Proud” was organized by […]

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Library ups the ante: 100K+ Lynda.com videos available for free

Library ups the ante: 100K+ Lynda.com videos available for free

| August 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) cardholders now have access to more than 3,000 courses and nearly 130,000 tutorials with the online education service lynda.com at no cost, from home or at the nearest county library. The broad range of topics taught to lynda.com users includes technological, creative and business skills designed to help achieve personal […]

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Schools enroll record numbers, expand communication

Schools enroll record numbers, expand communication

| August 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nearly 500 teachers new to Anne Arundel County Public Schools began work last week and more than 5,000 veteran classroom teachers are returning to work today, the surest sign yet that the 2015-2016 school year is just around the corner. AACPS is projected to have more than 80,000 students when the first bell rings on […]

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AACC’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute earns accreditation

AACC’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute earns accreditation

| August 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Two hotel/restaurant management programs offered by the Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute (HCAT) at Anne Arundel Community College have been accredited by the Accrediting Commission of American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF). The Culinary Arts Option Associate of Applied Science degree has been identified as “Exemplary” by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) […]

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County schools set record in scholarship offers

County schools set record in scholarship offers

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students who will be seniors in the upcoming school year have a tough act to follow in terms of scholarship offers, as those who graduated in June set a new record for county public school students. Members of the Class of 2015 earned more than $154.5 million in scholarship offers, a 13.5 percent increase over […]

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County Schools launch Pinterest and Instagram social media channels

County Schools launch Pinterest and Instagram social media channels

| August 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Public Schools has expanded its social media network to now include Instagram and Pinterest. With an emphasis on the student voice, the AACPS Instagram page will showcase student artwork and photography. The page will not only highlight the talents of students through the AACPS Visual Arts program, but also showcase school happenings […]

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SHA reminds drivers that school is back in session

SHA reminds drivers that school is back in session

| August 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The bells are ringing in schools across Maryland and it’s time to brush up on the rules of the road for drivers and pedestrians. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is asking pedestrians and drivers to share the road this coming school year so that everyone can have a great start the […]

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AACC’s new internship coordinator seeks businesses, organizations, and agencies

AACC’s new internship coordinator seeks businesses, organizations, and agencies

| August 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nakia Barriteau, Anne Arundel Community College’s new internship coordinator, is seeking businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies to participate in the college’s internship program. Barriteau has a bachelor’s degree from Hampton University and a master’s degree from the University of Baltimore. She discovered her niche of linking people with opportunities when she worked with middle […]

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Reynolds on watch list for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

Reynolds on watch list for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

| August 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Senior quarterback Keenan Reynolds is one of 30 players on the Watch List for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Named after one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time and established in 1987, this prestigious award is presented annually at the end of each season to the nation’s top college quarterback based on character, […]

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Princeton Review names St. John’s College one of the best in the US

Princeton Review names St. John’s College one of the best in the US

| August 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College is among the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. Praised for its small classes, supportive atmosphere, and a low student-to-faculty ratio, St. John’s College is again among the top colleges included in The Princeton Review’s “Best 380 Colleges.” The educational services company features St. John’s Annapolis and […]

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AACC graphic designer wins Emmy for video

AACC graphic designer wins Emmy for video

| August 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ben Pierce of Severna Park, a graphic designer at Anne Arundel Community College, won a regional Emmy award for his part in creating an animated video. Pierce, who joined AACC’s public relations and marketing office last year, worked on the concept and created the graphics for the video, “Financing a George Washington Education,” while working […]

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Still time to sign up for AACC charity golf tournament

Still time to sign up for AACC charity golf tournament

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Community College Foundation and Arundel Federal Savings Bank are teaming up for their 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Aug. 27. The successful and long-running tournament has raised more than $100,000 for AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute programs and scholarships since its beginning in 2005. The tournament is at Walden Country Club in […]

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Navy Football announces special 3-game mini ticket plan

Navy Football announces special 3-game mini ticket plan

| August 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navy football fans unable to make all six games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium will now have the option to buy a three game mini-season ticket plan starting this morning at 9 AM. The three game mini-plan costs $126 and includes the season opener against Colgate presented by BB&T on Sept. 5, the Air Force […]

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Campus greening at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis

Campus greening at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis

| August 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

A few improvements to the campus exterior are taking place this summer at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis. Learning takes place outside just as much as inside the classroom. These improvements will support that learning by enhancing the school’s “outdoor classroom.” As outlined in the 2014-2017 Strategic Plan: Inspire, Inquire, Innovate St. Anne’s School is […]

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AACC concert series on tap for August

AACC concert series on tap for August

| July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Rousing marches and energetic medleys will be featured at the “Summer Concert” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College. The AACC Concert Band, conducted by adjunct music faculty Paul Dembowki, will join with the Broadneck Area Summer Band […]

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AACC professor selected for national STEM award

AACC professor selected for national STEM award

| July 27, 2015 | 4 Comments

Alycia A. Marshall, Ph.D., chair of Anne Arundel Community College’s mathematics department, was chosen for a top national honor in the science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) field. INSIGHT into Diversity magazine named her one of 100 Inspiring Women in STEM in recognition of her leadership in mentoring, teaching and encouraging students to major in […]

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Navy names new assistant women’s basketball coach

Navy names new assistant women’s basketball coach

| July 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navy head women’s basketball coach Stefanie Pemper announced today the hiring of Ashley Langford as an assistant coach.  Langford comes to Navy from the University of Denver where she had been an assistant for the last three seasons.  “I am really excited to add Ashley to our staff,” said Pemper. “She was the first person […]

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AACC names two new deans

AACC names two new deans

| July 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has named Karen L. Cook, J.D., as the new dean for the School of Business and Law and Bruce Bowman, Ph.D., as the dean of the School of Sciences and Technology. Until her appointment as dean, Cook was director of AACC’s Legal Studies Institute, professor of law and the college’s federal […]

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Four AACC student-athletes earn NJCAA academic awards

Four AACC student-athletes earn NJCAA academic awards

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Four Anne Arundel Community College student-athletes received National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Student-Athlete Awards for the 2014-2015 year. Ashley Wilkins of Pasadena, a Chesapeake High School graduate who played midfield and goalie for women’s soccer and ran cross country, was one of only 185 student-athletes in the nation to earn the top Pinnacle Award […]

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AACC Printmaking Club honors former member with exhibit of her work

AACC Printmaking Club honors former member with exhibit of her work

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College’s Printmaking Club is showcasing prints and ceramics of former AACC student and artist M.J. Hedlund from July 22-Aug. 28, in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery on the Arnold campus. “The M.J. Hedlund Memorial Retrospective Show” is in memory of Hedlund, who donated her 80 framed prints and almost 200 […]

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