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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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AACC offers in county tuition to any active duty military

AACC offers in county tuition to any active duty military

| July 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Active-duty military – regardless of where they live or where their duty station is – will be charged tuition at the county rate when enrolled at Anne Arundel Community College under a new policy approved by the college’s board of trustees at its June 9 meeting. To be eligible for this special tuition rate, the […]

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AACC partner wins global award for leadership program

AACC partner wins global award for leadership program

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for Workforce Solutions partnered with University of Maryland Faculty Physicians (FPI) to develop and deliver its award-winning FPI Leadership Foundations program. This program received a global award as the number one Leadership Program in the non-profit category by HR.com and Leadership Excellence Magazine. Other awardees included on this prestigious list […]

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Children’s Theatre of Annapolis awards scholarships

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis awards scholarships

| July 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis has announced the winners of the 2015 Children’s Theatre of Annapolis Miriam Wolfe scholarship–Elizabeth Steele and Colleen Coleman. Elizabeth, a recent graduate of Chapelgate Christian Academy, will receive $1,500 toward her future studies at Covenant College, where she will major in English with concentration in Theatre and a minor in Music.  Colleen, […]

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Annapolis Rotary awards scholarships to Broadneck students

Annapolis Rotary awards scholarships to Broadneck students

| July 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The following recent graduates of Broadneck High School in Annapolis have each received a $1,000 scholarship from the Rotary Club of Annapolis. The colleges they plan to attend and their interests are included. Graeme B. Joyce, Brigham Young University, computer science. Andrew “Drew” McMenamin, The University of Maryland, computer science. John “Jack” O’Keefe, The University […]

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Help Walk the Walk fill backpacks this summer

Help Walk the Walk fill backpacks this summer

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Help make a difference in your community this summer. Walk the Walk is inviting you to climb aboard their colorful trailer filled with school supplies to fill a backpack for a $30 donation. Walk the Walk is excited to work with Anne Arundel County’s Department of Human Resources & their Back to School program again […]

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Navy becomes member of American Athletic Conference

Navy becomes member of American Athletic Conference

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

After 134 years as an Independent in football, the Naval Academy officially became a member of the American Athletic Conference this morning. Joining a conference in football had been discussed for nearly a decade and Navy formally accepted an invitation to join the Big East on January 24, 2012 and kept that commitment when the […]

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Navy Football Fan Fest scheduled for August 8th

Navy Football Fan Fest scheduled for August 8th

| June 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navy fans are invited to the 2015 Navy Football Fan Fest/Media Day on Saturday, August 8 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. Fan Fest activities will include interactive inflatable games, giveaways and live music. The first 250 […]

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Sustainafest’s tiny house project moves to Indian Creek School

Sustainafest’s tiny house project moves to Indian Creek School

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Beginning June 15, 2015, 30+ middle school students, along with partner, Sustainafest embarked on an exploration of sustainable living and build an off-grid, mobile SustainaFest “tiny house” model. This 5-week program is the second project of its kind for the Annapolis-based non-profit, building upon the overwhelming success of last year’s tiny house project in Annapolis […]

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Summit School graduates 22 in the class of 2015

Summit School graduates 22 in the class of 2015

| June 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Summit School’s 25th commencement ceremony took place on Friday, June 5th. The class of 2015 included 22 eighth grade students. Faculty members gave individual speeches about each graduate and their journey at Summit. The following awards were presented to graduates: Nicholas Vance – The Donnor Award, for enthusiasm, integrity, and responsibility Jared Labbe – […]

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10 AACC students complete police academy

10 AACC students complete police academy

| June 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ten students were recognized as graduates of Anne Arundel Community College’s Police Entrance-Level Training Academy at a Police Academy Completion Ceremony June 5 at the Arnold campus. Providing the keynote address was Judge Wanda Keyes Heard, associate judge of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, 8th Judicial Circuit. The top academic student, Recruit Officer Graduate Stephen […]

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AACC hosts Marty Knepp Memorial Concert June 20th

AACC hosts Marty Knepp Memorial Concert June 20th

| June 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College will host a Marty Knepp Memorial Concert on Saturday, June 20, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. “Marty was a highly esteemed colleague and teacher at AACC, as well as being much loved […]

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Overcome math anxiety at AACC

Overcome math anxiety at AACC

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Don’t let past struggles in a math keep you from pursuing your educational or career goals. Anne Arundel Community College is offering free, two-hour Overcoming Math Anxiety workshops this summer that will give you new approaches and the confidence to succeed in college math courses. The workshop leader will discuss recent research findings in neuroscience […]

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AACC math professor recognized for education excellence

AACC math professor recognized for education excellence

| June 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Robyn a. Toman, professor of mathematics at Anne Arundel Community College, recently received an Education Excellence Award from the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce in recognition of her work in redesigning pre-college math curriculum that benefits both AACC students and students at two high schools in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools system. […]

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Award-Winning authors to lead summer writing intensive at St. John’s College

Award-Winning authors to lead summer writing intensive at St. John’s College

| June 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Seasoned and beginning writers alike are invited to join a special one-day summer writing intensive at St. John’s College. Working under the guidance of noted regional writers Laura Oliver and Lynn Auld Schwartz, participants may select four workshops from seven choices to address their most challenging writing issues and will leave equipped with new skills, […]

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AACC invites community to exhibit artwork

AACC invites community to exhibit artwork

| June 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

All artists in the community are invited to exhibit their art in an open all-media exhibit, “Heliotrope Bouquet 17,” from June 8 to July 10, at the John A. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery at Anne Arundel Community College. There is no juror for this show and no entry fee. This year marks the […]

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