Tag: Education

AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With diversity of its student population continuing to rise, Anne Arundel Community College has named James A. Felton III as its first Chief Diversity Officer as part of the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. In the spring term, almost a third – 32.6 percent – of credit students identified themselves as part of a […]

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Jackson named Dean of Student Services at AACC

Jackson named Dean of Student Services at AACC

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has named Jacqueline S. Jackson, Ph.D., of Silver Spring as its new Dean of Student Services. In that position, she oversees services that impact students directly, such as counseling and advising, tutoring, testing, health services, student activities, student conduct and student achievement. “We are very excited that Dr. Jackson brings a […]

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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 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 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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AACC continues to win awards

AACC continues to win awards

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College received two top honors at the 2014 Career and Technology Education Awards of Excellence presented by the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Career and College Readiness on April 22 in Baltimore. AACC was honored for Outstanding Business Partnerships – Postsecondary through its role as the lead college in the […]

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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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Parole Rotary donates $40,000 to Phoenix Academy

Parole Rotary donates $40,000 to Phoenix Academy

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Parole (Annapolis) Rotary Club Foundation has made a $40,000 grant to the Phoenix Academy.  This grant is to be used specifically for the construction of a greenhouse associated with its Rise Up Farm initiative, which is an innovative educational program.  With proceeds from fundraising activities, such as the Naptown barBAYq Contest and Music Festival, […]

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Time to register for summer classes at AACC

Time to register for summer classes at AACC

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Continue your college education this summer by signing up for credit classes at Anne Arundel Community College. Registration begins Wednesday, March 12. AACC has courses that can meet your academic needs and your personal schedule, whether you want to complete a needed course at AACC that will qualify for transfer back to your four-year college, […]

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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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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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Montessori International Open House Scheduled

Montessori International Open House Scheduled

| January 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Montessori International Children’s House (MICH) invites the public to attend an open house on Sunday, January 26th from 12 – 2 pm at the school, 1641 N Winchester Road, Annapolis. Discover how a Montessori education prepares your student for life and for scholastic success. Prospective families are invited to tour the school, browse the materials, […]

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CBMM Names Jennifer Kuhn Program Manager

CBMM Names Jennifer Kuhn Program Manager

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jennifer Kuhn of Oxford, MD has been named Boatyard Program Manager at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. Kuhn’s responsibilities include managing and facilitating CBMM’s Apprentice for a Day public boatbuilding program, as well as a series of educational and on-the-water programs centered on woodworking and the maritime traditions of the […]

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AACC Offers Free Math Workshops

AACC Offers Free Math Workshops

| October 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

Don’t let your math difficulties get in the way of your academic future. This fall, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is offering several workshops focusing on ways people can overcome their math anxieties. The workshops are free to both current students and people considering attending or returning to college. Some of the topics covered include: […]

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AACC Relaxes Tuition Down Payment Policy

AACC Relaxes Tuition Down Payment Policy

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students who want to register in November for spring credit classes at Anne Arundel Community College will have an extra month before they have to put down any tuition money under a new policy announced this month. Registration for spring credit classes opens Nov. 12. AACC has had a tuition payment plan for several years […]

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After 3 Year Absence, Blue Angels To Return To Annapolis

After 3 Year Absence, Blue Angels To Return To Annapolis

| October 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

After a three year absence, the Blue Angels will be returning to Annapolis. The squadron released their schedule a few moments ago and they will be flying on May 21 and 23, 2014 at the United States Naval Academy. The Blue Angels have not appeared over our skies since 2010. In 2011, the unit was […]

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Montessori International Open House

Montessori International Open House

| October 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

Prospective families interested in exploring a Montessori education for their children are invited to attend the Montessori International Children’s House (MICH) open house on Sunday, October 27th from 12 noon-2 pm. Located at 1641 N Winchester Road, the school is conveniently located close to Route 50 and Ritchie Highway in Annapolis, Maryland. Parents and prospective […]

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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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Parole Eco Fair Tomorrow

Parole Eco Fair Tomorrow

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Spa Creek Conservancy, a non-profit and all-volunteer organization committed to education, preservation, mitigation, and restoration of Spa Creek, is partnering with the Parole Community to raise awareness about pollution prevention and stormwater management.    Parole is located at the headwaters of Spa Creek and is a multi-ethnic community. In partnership with Walter S. Mills-Parole Elementary […]

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Carrie Weedon Science Center Yard Sale

Carrie Weedon Science Center Yard Sale

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Carrie Weedon Science Center will hold their Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, October 5th, 8 a.m. to noon.  The sale will be held, rain or shine, in their building at 911 Galesville Road, Galesville, MD  20765.   The event will also include raffles, for gift cards – Skipper’s Pier, Pirate’s Cove, Ledo’s Deale, Chipotle, […]

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Employers Wanted For AACC Job Fair

Employers Wanted For AACC Job Fair

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

mployers can sign up now for booths at Anne Arundel Community College’s Fall 2013 Job Fair Thursday, Nov. 14, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The noon-4 p.m. event is open to the community and typically attracts more than 1,000 job seekers including students, alumni and community members. […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Opens 2014 Scholarship And Awards Program

Chesapeake Bay Trust Opens 2014 Scholarship And Awards Program

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust  announced the opening of its 2014 Scholarship and Awards Program. Launched in 1998, the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors teachers, students and individuals for their contributions to environmental education; restoration of our streams, rivers, and the Bay; and citizen stewardship. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications and/or […]

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