Thursday, May 23, 2013
The ceremonies begin at 7 p.m. Thursday night at the community college.
Anne Arundel Community College's 51st commencement will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, with gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown as the keynote speaker. This year's valedictorian is Michelle DeSanctis, 30, of Bowie, who is graduating with an associate of arts degree in transfer studies. She will attend the University of Maryland in College Park in the fall, where she plans to be a teacher. The presidential scholar is William Patrick Moynihan, 25, of Arnold. The scholar is the student with the highest grade-point-average who earned his degree within a two-year period. Student marshals include: A total of 2,083 students are scheduled to receive degrees and certificates for their academic achievement during this year's graduation. Of these …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Anne Arundel Community College student, and Severna Park resident Brad Absher was recently recognized by the Maryland Association of Teacher Educators.
Severna Park High grad and Chartridge resident Brad Absher first thought he might like to be a teacher when his child development class turned the classroom into a solar system. Absher liked the creativity used to teach a lesson and the experience ultimately led to his decision to pursue a career as a teacher. Having just finished up his Associate’s Degree at Anne Arundel Community College, Absher was recognized by the Maryland Association of Teacher Educators on Saturday when he received the Distinguished Teacher Candidate Award, according to a spokesman from AACC. “Pretty much every professor Brad has had in the education department has thought highly of him,” said Professor Jennifer Lara with the education department at AACC. “He is …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The event was rescheduled for March 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the AACC David S. Jenkins Gymnasium.
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Friday, March 8, 2013
Dawn Lindsay will serve on the governor's Workforce Investment Board.
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Sunday, March 3, 2013
This week Patch reported on a new shuttle service being offered by Mother's.
Here's a recap of some of the top news from Severna Park Patch this week. To read more on any story just click on the link. 1. Brother-Sister Duo Stars in Rock 'n' Roll Revival When Severna Park High freshman Lindsay Smith was in middle school she knew one thing for sure about high school—she wanted to be in Rock 'n' Roll Revival. This year, Lindsay and her brother Macrae will appear in a combined 10 songs. 2. Folger McKinsey Celebrates Read Across Americ Day Folger McKinsey celebrated Read Across America Day on Friday with 14 guest readers. 3. Mother's Launches Free Shuttle Service for Patrons Those looking for a fun night out at Mother's can now enjoy their evening more safely—the local restaurant is offering a free shuttle service. The …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Anne Arundel Community College's latest budget includes a small tuition hike, and grants salary increases to employees for the first time in four years.
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The student talked about her desire to expand her home-based party catering business into a brick-and-mortar store.
Darlene Proctor, a student at Anne Arundel Community College, recently took the national spotlight on NBC's morning show, The Today Show. Proctor, of Windsor Mill, talked on the show about classes she's taken at the community college's Hotel, Culinary Arts and Travel (HCAT) institute, a rapidly expanding section of the college's course portfolio. On the show's Monday morning program, Proctor said she wants to learn how to expand her home-based party catering business into a brick-and-mortar store. The student got some tips from a national expert in the advertising field, Donny Deutsch. Watch the full video on NBC's website.
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 …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Coming off of a loss, AACC's team started slow but fought their way back.
The following article was submitted to the Broadneck Patch by Duane Herr, physical education and athletic assistant at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC). The Anne Arundel Community College men's basketball team hosted Cecil College over the weekend and despite their resilience lost the game 82-94. Cecil, who began the season very strong, had just ended an 11-game losing streak and entered the game with an 11-14 overall record and 6-8 MD Juco conference mark. They came out of the gates hot and built a substantial lead early on in the game. The Pioneers (13-6, 5-8), coming off of a loss to a very good Baltimore City team, started slow but fought their way back. With a late first-half surge, AACC managed to tie the game 39-39 entering the…