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Navy SEALS drop into Naval Academy

Navy SEALS drop into Naval Academy

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last night, there were reports on the Anne Arundel 1st Alert Facebook page about a plane crash in Annapolis.  It seems that some people had spotted several people “bailing out” of a plane in trouble.  Well, the reports were partially correct–four people did jump out of a plane last night; but the plane was fine. […]

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AACC testing center receives national certification

AACC testing center receives national certification

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Testing and Assessment Services at Anne Arundel Community College has received national certification for its compliance with professional standards in delivering quality testing programs. The certification assures test-takers that tests are administered in a manner consistent with national standards. The National College Testing Association awarded Test Center Certification to AACC’s Testing and Assessment Services […]

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AACC graduates largest class

AACC graduates largest class

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College graduated its largest class ever at its 52nd Commencement on 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22, on the Arnold campus. This year, 2,357 members of the Class of 2014 received a total of 1,858 degrees and 1,065 certificates. That is 300 students above the previous record of 2,057 set in 2012. Some students received more than […]

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AACC professor named nation’s top e-learning educator

AACC professor named nation’s top e-learning educator

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College Professor Donald P. Orso, Ph.D., was named the Outstanding eLearning Educator for 2014 by the Instructional Technology Council. The runner-up teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “Don’s demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence is exemplified in his online classes. His courses are well designed and taught well–and he inspires and motivates […]

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Summit School Stallions have undefeated season

Summit School Stallions have undefeated season

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Summit School’s boys lacrosse team won their last game of the season on Tuesday, May 13 making this an undefeated season for the Stallions (11-0). The team of sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students had a remarkable season. “The team showed a tremendous amount of dedication and improvement throughout the season,” explained Coach Rick […]

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USNA Graduation, Class of 2014 (PHOTOS)

USNA Graduation, Class of 2014 (PHOTOS)

| May 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Yesterday, the USNA graduated 1069 men and women as Navy Ensigns and Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. United States Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, delivered the commencement address and Eye On Annapolis was on the field to capture the day from the initial flyover by the US Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (Blue Angels) to the pinning […]

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AACC students win the gold

AACC students win the gold

| May 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Two culinary students in Anne Arundel Community College’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism (HCAT) Institute earned gold medals and HCAT’s team earned second place at the 6th Annual Chesapeake Culinary Cup competition earlier this month at the institute in Glen Burnie. The Chesapeake Culinary Cup is an American Culinary Federation-sanctioned competition open to regional college […]

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2014 USNA Graduation

2014 USNA Graduation

| May 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

On May 23 United States Naval Academy graduated 1068 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off theMemorial Day weekend. 784 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 265 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 12 foreign national students graduating from Brunei, Ecuador, Georgia, Jamaica, Lebanon, Lithuania, Maldives, Panama and Taiwan. The top graduate is David Fitzgerald […]

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2014 Color Parade honor’s Midshipman’s father

2014 Color Parade honor’s Midshipman’s father

| May 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

The academy’s annual Color Parade, honoring the fall and spring color companies was held on Worden Field, this morning, at 11 a.m.  Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller; and Commandant of Midshipmen Capt. William D. Byrne, Jr.  reviewed the parade. The midshipmen of 19th Company have earned […]

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A Blue Angel practice run (PHOTOS)

A Blue Angel practice run (PHOTOS)

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

At 11:00am on the dot the skies over Annapolis filled with the roar of the engines of  six military aircraft. The Blue Angels had returned after a three year hiatus.  In 2011, their aerial acrobatic show was cancelled at the last minute due to an unsafe maneuver and the squadron was grounded by their commander. […]

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PHOTOS: Herndon Climb 2014

PHOTOS: Herndon Climb 2014

| May 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

Michael Landry  a Fourth Class Midshipman from Mississippi placed a midshipman’s cover atop a greased Herndon Monument this afternoon in 2 hours, 19 minutes, 39 seconds. The cover, held special significance to the Class of 2017 as it belonged to fellow classmate, Will McKamey, who collapsed during a football practice earlier this year and passed away. All images ©2014 Kevin Carroll, A […]

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Herndon Climb 2014

Herndon Climb 2014

| May 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

Michael Landry  a Fourth Class Midshipman from Mississippi placed a midshipman’s cover atop a greased Herndon Monument this afternoon in 2 hours, 19 minutes, 39 seconds. Last year’s climb was completed in 1 hour, 32 minutes and 43 seconds.  The victory was sealed with a fire of a cannon on the Yard. The hat, or cover, held […]

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AACC presents free seminar ’10 Ideas in Strategic Leadership’ (June 5, 2014)

AACC presents free seminar ’10 Ideas in Strategic Leadership’ (June 5, 2014)

| May 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Learn 10 emerging ideas in strategic leadership that can help you build your business into an innovative organization that turns challenges into economic growth at a free seminar Thursday, June 5, sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College’s partner, Global Community College (GCC). Laura Bernstein, executive vice president of Global Learning Solutions at GCC, will lead […]

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Law school-lite without the degree at AACC (May 17, 2014)

Law school-lite without the degree at AACC (May 17, 2014)

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get help understanding your consumer rights in legal situations at the free “Law School for the Public” at Anne Arundel Community College from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the Careers Center building Room 200 on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Presented by the Anne Arundel Bar Association and the Legal […]

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Summit School gala raises more than $100K

Summit School gala raises more than $100K

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, The Summit School celebrated their 25th anniversary with a garden party gala, Sowing the Seeds of Success.  Current and alumni families, teachers, alumni, friends, and supporters gathered at the school’s campus in Edgewater, MD to commemorate 25 years of success and to celebrate the next 25 years of excellence in […]

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On Landmark Media (the Capital’s Owner) Cashing Out

On Landmark Media (the Capital’s Owner) Cashing Out

Since January 2008, Landmark Media has been trying to cash out its investment in the Capital-Gazette, but could not get the price it wanted.  Finally, on May 1, 2014, more than 2,000 days since it was placed on the market, Landmark Media announced the sale of the Capital-Gazette to the company that owns the Baltimore […]

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USNA and AACC partner for intensive summer Arabic program

USNA and AACC partner for intensive summer Arabic program

| May 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

Applications are available now for the “Launch into Arabic Learning and Teaching Program 2014” Summer Immersion Program jointly sponsored and coordinated by Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) and the United States Naval Academy (USNA). Student applications are due May 9. Local rising 11th and 12th graders (who are 16 years old by the start of […]

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Smoking stinks winners announced

Smoking stinks winners announced

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Smoking Stinks program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health has announced the winners of its Tobacco-Free Kids Week T-shirt design contest. The nineteenth annual Tobacco-Free Kids Week, held February 9-15, 2014, enlisted schools and other youth-centered groups to reach kids with anti-tobacco activities that included the T-shirt design contest, anti-tobacco pledges, displays, […]

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Ships of War: Temporary special exhibit at USNA Museum (Through June 15, 2014)

Ships of War: Temporary special exhibit at USNA Museum (Through June 15, 2014)

| April 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Naval Academy Museum will host the “U.S. Navy Ships of War” exhibit open now through June 15 featuring paintings from maritime artist Jim Griffiths. Admission to the museum and exhibit is free and hours are Monday – Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Forty of […]

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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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