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AACC instructor wins top credential as wireless expert

AACC instructor wins top credential as wireless expert

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Travis Bonfigli of Crofton, who teaches part-time in the computer technologies department at Anne Arundel Community College, recently earned an industry certification as a Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE) after demonstrating his ability to design, install, configure, administer and troubleshoot wireless network systems on a national certification exam. According to Certified Wireless Network Professional, Bonfigli […]

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Brigade Boxing Championships 2104

Brigade Boxing Championships 2104

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of the Academy’s physical education program each Midshipman is required to participate in boxing. Additionally, boxing is offered as a club sport at the Academy; the boxers on the club team participate in the Brigade Boxing Championships. The boxing team participates in individual competitions in the fall and spring, as well as ongoing […]

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Our Highly Politicized Board of Education

Our Highly Politicized Board of Education

| March 2, 2014

Members of our Board of Education love to pretend that they are above politics; that such behavior is reserved for County Council, General Assembly, and other public officials.  As for themselves, they claim all they care about is what’s best for Anne Arundel County Public School (AACPS) students. But their track record running for higher […]

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Perkins removes herself from AACPS superintendent search

Perkins removes herself from AACPS superintendent search

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Interim Superintendent Mamie J. Perkins today announced that she is not among the candidates whose applications the Board of Education is now reviewing as it seeks to find the next Anne Arundel County Public Schools superintendent. Perkins said she gave considerable thought to becoming a candidate before the application period closed on February 17, 2014, […]

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Broadneck’s version of Les Mis rescheduled

Broadneck’s version of Les Mis rescheduled

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Want some rock and punk with your 19th Century French history? Head to Broadneck High School’s production of “Les Misérables,” Feb 27 – March 1. “People forget that ‘Les Mis’ was produced in the ’80s, and there’s a rock element to the music,” says co-director Emily Cory. Cory, who is also project manager for Anne Arundel […]

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Reynolds To Be Honored By DC Touchdown Club

Reynolds To Be Honored By DC Touchdown Club

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Navy sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds will be honored by the DC Touchdown Club as the Washington Metro College Player of the Year at their annual awards dinner on Thursday, March 6 at Carmine’s Restaurant. Reynolds had one of the greatest seasons by a Navy football player in school history, rushing for 1,346 yards and 31 […]

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AACC hosts College Fair for middle and high school students

AACC hosts College Fair for middle and high school students

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Middle and high school students preparing for college can meet face-to-face with more than 150 representatives of colleges from around country at the annual College Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium at Anne Arundel Community College. The fair is free and allows you the opportunity to […]

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Albany Resident Leads Brigade Of Midshipmen At USNA

Albany Resident Leads Brigade Of Midshipmen At USNA

| February 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Eugene Yang, 21, of Albany, Calif. is serving as the Naval Academy brigade commander for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. The brigade commander is the highest-ranking midshipman leadership position at the Naval Academy, and the selectee is chosen by an internal nomination, application and interview process. The brigade […]

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Naval Academy Identified Midshipman Killed In Accident On Yard

Naval Academy Identified Midshipman Killed In Accident On Yard

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Midshipman First Class (senior) Max Allen, 25, of Chesterfield, Va.,was identified as the victim of the fatal automobile accident that occurred on Naval Academy grounds over the weekend. Midshipman Allen was an oceanography major at the Naval Academy and was a member of the 1st Company within the Brigade.  He was a member of the […]

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Schools To Study Later Start Times

Schools To Study Later Start Times

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Interim Superintendent Mamie J. Perkins today announced the formation of a 15-person task force that will thoroughly examine school start times at all levels of the school system over the next six months and provide a report to the Board of Education in September. At its December 18, 2013, meeting, the Board of Education – […]

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2 Mids Named Gates Cambridge Scholars

2 Mids Named Gates Cambridge Scholars

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen 1st Class (senior) Margaret Gilroy, of Hillsborough, N.J. and James Mackovjak, of Silverdale, Wash., were recently selected as a 2014 Gates Cambridge Scholars. Forty U.S. students were awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship this year. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship program was established in 2000 and funded by a $210 million donation to […]

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AACC Announces March Events

AACC Announces March Events

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. Most events have a web page on AACC’s website; if not, check AACC’s events calendar at www.aacc.edu/events. AACC CLASSES March 1 – Registration for […]

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AACC Presents ‘The Blue Room’

AACC Presents ‘The Blue Room’

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The Blue Room,” a frank, adult drama that looks at modern sexual politics and the gulf between desire and reality, will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, through Saturday, Feb. 15, on the stage in the Humanities Building Room 112 on the Arnold campus. Based on the play “La Ronde” by A. Schnitzler […]

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Broadneck To Present Les Misérables

Broadneck To Present Les Misérables

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Music Dept. of Broadneck High School will present Les Misérables (student edition) on Thursday, Feb. 13 through Saturday, Feb. 15 at Broadneck High School.  The production has a 50-member cast and will be accompanied by a live pit orchestra.  The director is Emily Cory, with musical director Andrew Lincoln and chorographer Vanessa Pearson. Showtimes […]

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High School Student Arrested For Bringing Gun On School Property

High School Student Arrested For Bringing Gun On School Property

| February 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On February 7, 2014, at approximately 8:16 a.m., an administrator at South River High School in Edgewater was walking in the student parking lot while conducting a routine inspection for vehicles without required permits and/or improperly parked.  As the administrator was looking at one student’s vehicle, the administrator noticed what appeared to be a shotgun […]

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Two General Assembly Bills to Democratize the AACPS School Board

Two General Assembly Bills to Democratize the AACPS School Board

| February 2, 2014

Last Wednesday the Maryland Senate’s Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee held hearings on two bills to create a more democratically accountable system for selecting school board members in Anne Arundel County.  One bill focused on fixing the electoral system for the eight adult members of the AACPS Board of Education; the other on fixing […]

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AACC Begins Collecting For Prom Dresses

AACC Begins Collecting For Prom Dresses

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College Student Engagement Office and Campus Activities Board once again are collecting prom-style dresses and accessories for the spring prom season to help local girls who might not otherwise be able to afford to dress up. Drop off all donations by March 1 in the Student Union Room 202 on AACC’s Arnold […]

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Schuh Introduces Legislation For Separate AACC Police Force

Schuh Introduces Legislation For Separate AACC Police Force

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh has sponsored legislation establishing a police force for Anne Arundel Community College. “Our community college has grown in size and stature over the past decade, and it is time to make sure it has the security to fit its needs,” Schuh said. “President Dawn Lindsay and the Board of Trustees of the […]

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AACC Taps Arnold Resident For IT Director

AACC Taps Arnold Resident For IT Director

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sara Eger of Arnold is the new Director of Technology Training Programs in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Anne Arundel Community College. Formerly an Instructional Technology Specialist in Anne Arundel County Public Schools, she is responsible for the overall planning, development and supervision of open enrollment , continuing education and contract programs, […]

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Spend Saturday Mornings With St. John’s College

Spend Saturday Mornings With St. John’s College

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College invites the community to explore timeless texts and ideas by participating in a Saturday Seminar. Sponsored by the Friends of St. John’s College, these seminars attract about 200 participants of various ages, experiences, and backgrounds. Participants join in groups of approximately 15 to 20 for one of nine seminars. Seminars will be […]

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Schuh, McConkey Want Elected School Board, Introduce Legislation

Schuh, McConkey Want Elected School Board, Introduce Legislation

| January 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegates Steve Schuh and Tony McConkey today co-sponsored legislation requiring members of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to be elected by the voters. “Our system of appointing school board members is antiquated and ineffective,” Schuh said. “The norm nationwide and in Maryland is to have elected school boards. It is undemocratic for the […]

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St. John’s Ringing Of The Bell Scheduled For February 2nd

St. John’s Ringing Of The Bell Scheduled For February 2nd

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every year the bell of St. John’s College’s McDowell Hall rings to mark an important rite of passage for seniors at the country’s third oldest college. Approximately 108 seniors will be allowed one celebratory peal between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 2, commemorating the completion of the senior essay that is due that […]

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