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Herndon conquered by Javarri Beachum in 1:38.36 (PHOTOS – VIDEO)

Herndon conquered by Javarri Beachum in 1:38.36 (PHOTOS – VIDEO)

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Near ninety degree temperatures, a brief storm, fifty pounds of lard, and a 20 foot tall obelisk were no match for the United States Naval Academy class of 2018.  Plebe Javarri Beachum from Port St. Joe, Florida was the one to place a midshipman’s cover atop the monument this afternoon. The victory was sealed with a […]

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Follow AACC students’ visual arts journeys at Quiet Waters exhibit

Follow AACC students’ visual arts journeys at Quiet Waters exhibit

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Artworks by current and former art students at Anne Arundel Community College will be showcased May 20-July 5, in a special, off-site exhibit in the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park off Hillsmere Road in Annapolis. “Drawn from AACC: Visual Journeys” is curated by Donna T. Hepner, associate professor of visual arts at AACC, and silver-and-gold-leaf […]

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Annapolis Symphony’s music van on the move

Annapolis Symphony’s music van on the move

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beginning last week the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Music Van will be on the road to provide musical instrument demonstrations for second and third graders at 14 elementary schools in Anne Arundel County.  The Music Van is an essential part of the ASO’s Education and Outreach program that starts with Education Concerts for second graders and continues […]

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Mitchell Gallery to exhibit Shakespeare First Folio in 2016

Mitchell Gallery to exhibit Shakespeare First Folio in 2016

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College, Annapolis, recently named Maryland’s host site for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” national tour, is pleased to announce that the First Folio exhibition will be on view to the public from November 1 through December 4, 2016 at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College. “St. John’s College, […]

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3rd Class Midshipman from USNA reportedly died in Amtrak 188 crash

3rd Class Midshipman from USNA reportedly died in Amtrak 188 crash

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: The USNA has issued a statement: The Naval Academy is deeply saddened to report that a midshipman was named as one of the passengers who lost their life in the AMTRAK train which crashed in north Philadelphia at approximately 9:30 p.m. last night.  The midshipman was on leave and enroute to their home of […]

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Plebes No More! USNA Midshipmen complete 2015 Sea Trials (PHOTOS)

Plebes No More! USNA Midshipmen complete 2015 Sea Trials (PHOTOS)

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

While most college kids are preparing to take their finals, approximately 1000 fourth class midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy will also take theirs–but with a twist.  Sea Trials! The Naval Academy freshman class endured 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the Academy’s annual Sea Trials training exercise, yesterday as part of […]

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Former AACC standout midfielder to be inducted to hall of fame

Former AACC standout midfielder to be inducted to hall of fame

| May 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maurice “Maury” LaPointe, standout midfielder on Anne Arundel Community College’s 1994 and 1995 Men’s Lacrosse teams, is one of 10 new members being inducted into the National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association’s ninth Hall of Fame on Friday, May 8 at the Community College of Baltimore College-Essex. “This is a great honor,” […]

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Key School to hold pre-school open house

Key School to hold pre-school open house

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Key School’s First School will hold an Open House on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Families interested in learning more about what Key’s First School program offers children ages 2 to 5 are invited to attend. Beginning at 9:00 a.m., Key faculty members will introduce children to an array of hands-on activities in various subject […]

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Internship at home for at-risk women sparks donation drive at AACC

Internship at home for at-risk women sparks donation drive at AACC

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Students from the Human Services Club at Anne Arundel Community College organized a campus-wide donation drive to benefit Ruth’s Miracle Group Home, a home for at-risk women in Calvert County who are experiencing transitions in their lives and need a safe place to stay. The drive, which ran from early April through May 8, culminates […]

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Former Central Middle School teacher arrested for child pornography

Former Central Middle School teacher arrested for child pornography

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit initiated an investigation into possessing and distribution of child pornography.  During the investigation into child pornography distribution on the internet, evidence was developed by child abuse detectives that led to a search warrant being executed on April 10, 2015 at a residence in […]

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USNA to name building after former Superintendent ADM Charles Larson

USNA to name building after former Superintendent ADM Charles Larson

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

At a ceremony later this summer, the Naval Academy will rename the Administration Building “Larson Hall” in honor of Adm. Charles R. Larson, Naval Academy Class of 1958, who passed away July 26, 2014. The building was built in 1907, renovated in 2014, and serves as the headquarters of the Naval Academy superintendent and immediate […]

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AACC to host Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness conference

AACC to host Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness conference

| April 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

You hear the news. It’s happened again. Someone with a mental illness has committed a violent act and families’ lives are changed forever. To discuss how to identify those at risk and proven ways to reduce the likelihood of these tragic events, Anne Arundel Community College has gathered experts in public safety, psychology, mental illness […]

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Franchot to deliver AACC commencement address

Franchot to deliver AACC commencement address

| April 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot will give the commencement address at Anne Arundel Community College’s 53rd Commencement at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, under a big tent on the athletic practice fields on the Arnold campus. Franchot was elected as Maryland’s 33rd comptroller in 2006 and was re-elected to a third term in November 2014. Since […]

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Summit School gala raises $100K; but you can still bid through tomorrow!

Summit School gala raises $100K; but you can still bid through tomorrow!

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Summit School held their annual gala on Friday, April 24th at Greenway Bowl in Odenton. The Totally 80’s Gutter Ball Gala drew more than 200 attendees out in support of the school for bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences. The Gutter Ball Gala raised a net profit of $100,000 for The Summit […]

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St. John’s College emerges victorious again in the Annapolis Cup

St. John’s College emerges victorious again in the Annapolis Cup

| April 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Before a crowd of more than 4,500 spectators on the St. John’s College campus, the St. John’s croquet team reclaimed the Annapolis Cup on Saturday, April 18, besting the U.S. Naval Academy with a 3-2 victory. Thwarting a potential third consecutive victory for the Midshipmen, bringing home the trophy had special meaning for the Johnnies. […]

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2 local businesses honored for partnerships with Anne Arundel schools

2 local businesses honored for partnerships with Anne Arundel schools

| April 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) and E.W. Print and Design were named Business Partners of the Year by the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce (AAACCC) and Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) at Wednesday night’s 29th Annual Excellence in Education Awards. Each year, businesses across the county are nominated by AACPS for […]

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2 USNA Midshipmen receive Truman Scholarships

2 USNA Midshipmen receive Truman Scholarships

| April 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2016 Midshipmen 2nd Class (junior) Teresa D. Kennedy of Wasilla, Alaska and Andre M. Evans of Chicago, were recently selected as 2015 Truman Scholars. The Truman Foundation announced today that 58 students from 50 U.S. colleges and universities were selected. They will receive their awards in a ceremony at the […]

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Wye River Upper School open house

Wye River Upper School open house

| April 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Wye River Upper School is hosting a spring Admissions Open House on Sunday, April 26th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The event is being held on the WRUS campus at 316 S. Commerce Street, Centreville, MD. WRUS serves students from 7 Maryland counties including Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, Howard and Baltimore County with bus service to […]

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AACC truck pull coming up

AACC truck pull coming up

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you strong enough to pull a truck as part of a five-person team? How fast can you put together a customer’s order and get it ready for shipment? And, what’s the best way to load a truck for several deliveries? Anne Arundel Community College students, faculty and staff, high school students and members of […]

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AACC students compete for best business plan

AACC students compete for best business plan

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College is challenging its students in two business competitions this spring, and the public is invited to see who does the best job. The Big Idea Elevator Pitch Competition pits the top 12 finalists against each other to see who best explains their idea for a new product, service or business in […]

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Jonathan Shay to deliver memorial lecture at St. John’s College

Jonathan Shay to deliver memorial lecture at St. John’s College

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Jonathan Shay, MD, PhD, acclaimed author of Achilles in Vietnam  will deliver the 2015 Kristensen Memorial Lecture entitled, Homer on Military Leadership, on April 15th 2015 at 8pm in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland. It is free and open to the public. Dr. Shay is a forceful and passionate advocate […]

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AACC culinary students and faculty bring home the cake

AACC culinary students and faculty bring home the cake

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Capital Cake Show recognized three students in Anne Arundel Community College’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute Chefs Club and the club’s advisor for their entries in the annual competition. Students Martha Walton of Gibson Island and Heather Tompkins of Severn won second place, Walton for her tiered garden-themed cake in the intermediate […]

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