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AACC wins 3rd National Award for Equity

AACC wins 3rd National Award for Equity

| November 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Anne Arundel Community College received the 2015 Charles Kennedy Equity Award from the Association of Community College Trustees at the ACCT Awards Gala Oct. 16, in San Diego. This award is the third national recognition the college has received this year for its focus on diversity and inclusiveness in its policies, programs and […]

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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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AACC only college in MD to be honored for community outreach

AACC only college in MD to be honored for community outreach

| March 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College is the only community college in Maryland and one of only 20 community colleges in the nation to be chosen for the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Two other Maryland colleges also were chosen among the 361 institutions that hold the classification. […]

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5th Annual Black Male Initiative Summit to be held at AACC

5th Annual Black Male Initiative Summit to be held at AACC

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students, faculty, staff and community members focused on helping black male students succeed are invited to attend the Fifth Annual Black Male Initiative Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Anne Arundel Community College. The summit is free and includes dinner and a guest speaker who will discuss pathways and ideas […]

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Happy Birthday Rams Head Tavern

Happy Birthday Rams Head Tavern

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

WOW!  25 years!  Happy Birthday to the Rams Head Tavern.  Tonight, the Annapolis institution is celebrating their 25th Anniversary with a big blow out with throwback pricing to 1989 and 1990 from 8pm to the wee hours.  Come on out and we will see you tonight! I am not sure anyone foresaw that expansion and […]

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AACC alumni attend White House announcement

AACC alumni attend White House announcement

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has received a $817,368 federal grant award from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration job training programs as part of $14,957,899 in funding provided to 14 Maryland community colleges. The awards were announced recently at a White House event at which two AACC alumni, Gary Pollard Jr., and […]

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AACC’s Flexible Virtual Writing Center wins national innovation award

AACC’s Flexible Virtual Writing Center wins national innovation award

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Students who need help with writing assignments can get the assistance they need – even at night and on weekends – with just a few clicks on the Internet to the tutors at the Virtual Writing Center at Anne Arundel Community College – one of the first such centers in the nation. The idea for […]

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Annual Burn Ride scheduled for Saturday

Annual Burn Ride scheduled for Saturday

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday June 14, 2014, from 08:30 a.m. to approximately 11:00 a.m., motorists should be prepared for traffic delays on MD Route 2 (Ritchie Highway) and U.S. Route 50 eastbound from the Severn River Bridge to the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge (Bay Bridge). The traffic delays will be related to the Anne Arundel […]

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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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Pathways To Cybersecurity Training Program Proves To Be Model Of Success

Pathways To Cybersecurity Training Program Proves To Be Model Of Success

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) today announced that the Pathways to Cybersecurity Training Program achieved excellent results and helped to address the critical shortage of skilled cybersecurity and information assurance workers in regional government agencies and businesses. In 2010 a 3-year, $4.9 million grant was awarded to AAWDC from the Department of Labor […]

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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 Selected As Recipient Of Walmart Foundation Grant

AACC Selected As Recipient Of Walmart Foundation Grant

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is one of 12 community colleges in the country selected to participate in the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project, which is supported by a $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to the League for Innovation in the Community College (League). The project aims to provide low-income adults and older […]

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AACC President Dawn Lindsay Shares Vision

AACC President Dawn Lindsay Shares Vision

| October 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Dawn Lindsay wants to create a synergy at Anne Arundel Community College that stimulates innovation and collaboration to continue the college’s successes. Dr. Lindsay spoke of her vision for the college as she was installed in an inauguration ceremony as AACC’s sixth president in 52 years today, Sept. 27, 2013. The foundation for that […]

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AACC Hosts Exhibit Of Top Community College Artists

AACC Hosts Exhibit Of Top Community College Artists

| August 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

View artworks from the top community college students in the country at an exhibit Oct. 14-25 at Anne Arundel Community College’s Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery. The artwork is part of the 2012-2013 National Student Art Competition sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College, an international organization committed to improving community […]

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2 AACC Students Win In National Arts Competition

2 AACC Students Win In National Arts Competition

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two Anne Arundel Community College students were among the winners of the 2012-2013 National Student Art Competition sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College, an international organization described on its website as “committed to improving community colleges through innovation, experimentation and institutional transformation.” Marie Machin of Severna Park won second place for […]

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AACC Valedictorian Credits Others For Her Success

AACC Valedictorian Credits Others For Her Success

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Michelle DeSanctis thinks she was meant to be a teacher, but it is only after attending Anne Arundel Community College that she realized that all her past jobs seem to lead to a career in education. “I’ve been a marketing director, bartender, loan officer – all these different jobs, but they always migrated to some […]

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AACC Ethics Team Wins 1st Place In Annual Competition

AACC Ethics Team Wins 1st Place In Annual Competition

| April 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College won first place in the recent 11th Annual Community College Ethics Bowl Competition. Representing AACC were William Moynihan of Arnold, majoring in Health, Fitness and Exercise Studies; Cameron Smith of Glen Burnie, majoring in Engineering; and Zach Yokel of Greenbelt and Samuel Edwards of Severna Park, both of whom are Transfer […]

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Governor Appoints AACC President Dr. Dawn Lindsay To Governor’s Workforce Investment Board

Governor Appoints AACC President Dr. Dawn Lindsay To Governor’s Workforce Investment Board

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Anne Arundel Community College President Dr. Dawn Lindsay to the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board (GWIB). She is completing the remainder of former AACC President Martha A. Smith’s four-year term that began July 1, 2010. In making the appointment, Gov. O’Malley recognized Dr. Lindsay’s “dedication to public service” and said, […]

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AACC Named “Great College To Work For”

AACC Named “Great College To Work For”

| August 13, 2012 | 3 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College was named for the third consecutive year as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results, released today in The Chronicle’s fifth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more […]

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Six AACC Professors Win National Teaching Awards

Six AACC Professors Win National Teaching Awards

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Six faculty members at Anne Arundel Community College will receive teaching excellence awards at the 34th annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence set for May 27-30 in Austin, Texas. Recipients are: Thomas W. Edison, Ph.D., of Baltimore, associate professor and department chair of world languages; Susan M. Fox, R.N., of Annapolis, associate professor […]

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AACC Joins National Entrepruneur Forum

AACC Joins National Entrepruneur Forum

| February 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has announced that five Maryland community colleges have joined its new Presidents for Entrepreneurship Forum. Through the program, presidents of community colleges throughout the country commit to increase the focus on entrepreneurship at their institutions and […]

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