Our students have won local, regional, state and national awards, often beating out students at a higher level in a university program. Our community service projects allow students the unique opportunity to interact with members of the community while applying their skills learned in class. In the case of the college's monumental entrance sign, the college's Board of Trustees sponsored a design contest for an Architectural Design 2 class. The winning design by Lawrence Kuper was built and can be seen on Ritchie Highway.
Architecture students won national awards in the Coalition of Community College Architecture Programs (CCCAP) 2016 Student Design Competition. AACC was the only college to win more than one award.
Our program was honored in 2004 by receiving the Maryland State Department of Education’s highest award for best college or university postsecondary program in the state!
Students competed in the 2011 “BEST: Made in America” national furniture design competition held at the Washington Design Center and won three first place awards.
Our interior design program was honored with two national awards by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).
Our architecture students continue to win top awards each year (including first place!) for architecture students in community college programs.
Our interior design students continue to win top awards each year (including first place!) for interior design students in community colleges and four-year universities.
Our architecture students continue to win top awards each year (including first place!) for designs they have created.
The Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County awarded our student chapter ASID the “Innovation Award of 2007” for the work completed at Sarah’s House; a shelter for battered, homeless women and their children.
The American Society of Interior Designers honored our ASID chapter with a “Fundraiser of the Year” award.
Our student designed the college’s new main entrance sign on Ritchie Highway.
Our interior design students designed and installed a complete showhouse (all rooms) using donated furnishings. Their project was honored by being named as “Home of the Week” and won a national award from ASID.
Our architecture students won both top awards against other community college programs, four-year schools and graduate/intern entries.
Our student’s designs have been rated better and selected over other professional interior designer’s proposals.
Our student’s proposed design for the college’s Hospitality, Culinary and Tourism Programs new “Culinary Theatre” was approved, managed and installed by the students.
Student design contest, monetary awards to student and program.