The leaders at Anne Arundel Community College will mull their 2014 spending plan on Tuesday at the Board of Trustees meeting.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
A forum to discuss mental health initiatives in the county will be held at Anne Arundel Community College on Tuesday, featuring experts from across the state.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
The Pioneers pushed their final home game into overtime, but lost to Harford Community College.
The following article was submitted to the Broadneck Patch by Duane Herr, Physical Education and Athletic Assistant at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC). AACC men’s hoops played their final home game leading into the Maryland JUCO conference tournament, which will begin with first round games next Tuesday, Feb. 12. The Pioneers hosted Harford Community College (11-14 overall, 8-6 MD Juco) in a 7 p.m. contest on Feb. 6. Needing the win to jump up the leaderboard, Anne Arundel (13-10, 5-9) started strong and held a 33-30 lead entering the half. The second half took the trend of a three-point contest as both teams traded buckets from behind the arch. AACC would finish the game shooting 50 percent from three-point land. Despite being down …
Friday, January 25, 2013
The governor asked students how they balanced their work, education and family time, and if tuition was becoming a problem.
Gov. Martin O'Malley surrounded himself with some of the brightest minds at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) to gather thoughts on where higher education should be headed. As he moves into the next legislative session, O'Malley said there are shifting sands in today's marketplace that students need to be prepared for and he wanted ideas on the challenges students are facing. "We've got to find more flexible and cost-effective ways to get people's skillset levels up to the current job demands," O'Malley said. "I'm on a mission to figure this out in Maryland, and to do it ahead of other states." He asked students how they balanced their work, education and family time, and if tuition was becoming a problem. Darius Butler, 25, of …
Friday, January 18, 2013
It’s not too late to register for spring classes at Anne Arundel Community College.
The first session of spring classes at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) begins on Jan. 23, but there is still time to register. New classes are being offered this term at all instruction locations, including the new Center for Cyber and Professional Training. This session also brings a return to class offerings at North County High School and Meade High School, according to an announcement from AACC. The community college also offers options for those seeking flexibility for their work schedule. The WeekendYou program hosts classes Fridays through Sundays, offering courses in five degree and certificate programs. Students in the courses attend both online and in-person classes. In addition to the 15-week and first eight-week session …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
For the second year in a row, AACC's team took top honors at the DC3 digital forensics challenge.
Marcelle Lee, of Severna Park, was one of two Anne Arundel Community College students to take top honors in this year's The Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center's (DC3) Digital Forensics Challenge. AACC beat out all other community colleges in the international competition and placed 23rd overall. Patch caught up with Lee to talk about DC3, and what started her down this path. Patch: Do you have a hard time explaining these competitions to friends/family? Marcelle Lee: I didn't have a hard time explaining the competition, at least for some of the challenges. Most people in my circle can understand examining browser history or email headers. Some of the challenges were a little harder to explain. I'm sure my husband is tired of …
Sunday, August 28, 2011
The college reports that all locations will be closed due to impacts from Hurricane Irene.
All locations of Anne Arundel Community College will be closed Monday due to impacts from this weekend's storm, according to the college's website. Patch will update as more information becomes available.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Dedication ceremony includes former colleagues and students who demonstrate the valuable lessons learned from mentor Robert Kauffman.
Having enjoyed more than 1,000 theatrical events in the area over the past 15 years, I cannot recall a more skillfully planned nor a more lovingly delivered artistic production than the Robert E. Kauffman Theater official dedication program titled “A Celebration of the Chief.” Kauffman, former theater arts professor at Anne Arundel Community College, passed away this March at the age of 73. The event was presented on Wednesday evening before a near capacity audience at the newly named theater in Anne Arundel Community College's Pascal Center for Performing Arts. In addition to this event, there was a also a "Kauffman Exhibit" by Friends of Kauffman, known as "Chief," that filled the Pascal Center Arts Gallery and afterwards a reception …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
In preparation for the budget season and new leadership at the community college in 2012, the council approves a special efficiency audit.
On Monday night, District 1 Councilman Daryl Jones proposed a resolution that would order a special efficiency audit of Anne Arundel Community College. Jones said the audit was being ordered to measure the efficiency of the organization in preparation for new leadership at the college. The college’s president, Martha Smith, has announced her resignation to be effective on Aug. 1, 2012. “I believe that it would only be appropriate that this council would have as much information as regards to the functioning of … the community college and the efficiency from which it is operated,” Jones said. The impetus for the resolution came from discussions during budget talks earlier this year, Jones said. The council expects the audit to be finalized …
Saturday, April 16, 2011
College’s Board of Trustees were informed this week that she will be retiring from her position as president effective Aug. 1, 2012.
On Aug. 1, 1994, Martha “Marty” Smith became Anne Arundel Community College’s fifth president and, now, she has determined that she will use that same date in 2012 to hand the reins over to the sixth as the college celebrates its 50th anniversary. Smith made her announcement to the college’s Board of Trustees this week, and made the final decision just last month, during the school’s spring break. “It had been on my internal radar screen for about six months,” said Smith in a phone interview. “I was weighing when would be a good transition time for me and the college.” During her 17 years as AACC president, the college has seen tremendous growth in size and scale of the student population and the educational opportunities offered. Active…