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Reroute Yourself: AACC Construction Changes on Campus

News Release — A new phase of construction for Anne Arundel Community College’s Health and Life Sciences Building will be underway soon! From January through fall 2019, this important work will alter traffic routes, pedestrian access and parking at AACC.

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AACC Offers Free Evening Child Care

News Release — Free, quality child care sounds too good to be true. But for qualified Anne Arundel Community College students next term, it’s part of an initiative to help students with the full-time role of mom or dad to earn another title – college graduate.

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AACC Welcomes Former Brightwood College Students

News release — In response to the closing of Brightwood College, Anne Arundel Community College has established dedicated resources for students who wish to transfer.

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Anne Arundel Community College Welcomes Disney Institute to Arnold

News Release — Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence, to Arnold on Dec. 18, 2018.

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Local Artist Sells Collection

News Release — Ebby Malmgren, award-winning local potter, has generously donated more than 200 pottery pieces from her personal collection to the AACC Holiday Ceramics Club Sale.

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Former AACC President Honored as President Emeritus

News Release — Dr. Martha A. Smith, president of Anne Arundel Community College from 1994 to 2012, was awarded the status of president emeritus by the college’s board of trustees at its Nov. 13 public meeting.

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AACC accepts prior learning for credit toward Medical Assisting degree

News Release — AACC students can receive credit for prior learning if they have a current Certified Medical Assistant from the American Association of Medical Assistants or Registered Medical Assistant credential. This change could reduce the number of credits needed for a Medical Assisting associate degree by as much as half.

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AACC Awarded Justice Department Grant

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College is one of 57 colleges and universities in the nation recently awarded a Justice Department grant to address sexual violence on campus.

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Washington Post Media Critic to Speak at AACC

News Release — Erik Wemple, media critic for The Washington Post, will tackle issues surrounding freedom of the press, contemporary newsgathering and issues of objectivity, along with a question-and-answer session, during his Oct. 29 talk at Anne Arundel Community College.

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A High School Diploma with No High School

News Release — Student Recognition Ceremony at AACC Oct. 17 — A single mom and east Ugandan refugee who wanted to beat the oldest of her six children to a high school diploma; a high school dropout who became a GED® dropout because of math; a former AP Honors student who got sidetracked; and a 19-year-old who left high school to support her family. These are just four stories from the 42 graduates participating in the 2018 Anne Arundel County High School Diploma Student Recognition Ceremony.

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Anne Arundel Community College Names Winners of the AACC Diversity Champion Award

News Release — AACC named David Forrest Caskey and April Comithier Anderson as winners of its first Diversity Champion Award.

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Provoking Artist to Visit AACC Oct. 11

News Release — Ken Gonzales-Day will talk about his work and experience as an artist at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in AACC’s Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 in Arnold. This talk is free and open to the public.

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Anne Arundel Community College Receives Higher Ed Diversity Award

News release — AACC has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the third year in a row.

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AACC Woman Awarded Military Fellowship

News Release — AACC’s Francheska Salazar has received the 2018 Focus Forward Fellowship from The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University.

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AACC President Appointed to FMA Committee

News Release — Dr. Dawn Lindsay, Anne Arundel Community College’s president, recently was appointed as an executive committee member with The Fort Meade Alliance (FMA).

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AACC Delayed Opening Aug. 16

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College will open to students at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16.

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Anne Arundel Community College Welcomes Disney Institute to Arnold

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement, to Arnold on August 14, 2018.

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AACC Architecture Student Ranks First in National Competition

News Release - A design for a visitor center in California’s Joshua Tree National Park netted Mark Davis, an Anne Arundel Community College architecture student, first place in a national competition recently.

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AACC Trustee Named Baltimore City Community College Interim President

News Release — The Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) board of trustees has named James H. Johnson Jr., Ph.D., a member of the board of trustees at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC), the college's interim president starting July 1.

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Crime, Violence and Mental Illness Conference June 8

News Release — Join AACC Friday, June 8, for a day focused on addressing mental illness in a culture of violence at the fourth annual Crime, Violence and Mental Illness Conference. This year’s event will highlight best practices in investigating, managing and treating offenders who may suffer from mental illness.

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AACC set for 56th Commencement on May 24

News Release — Approximately 2,006 students will graduate with 2,213 degrees and certificates on Thursday, May 24, at the 56th Commencement of Anne Arundel Community College.*

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AACC Construction Informational Meeting May 14

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College invites the community to an informational meeting concerning plans for our new Health Sciences and Biology building. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. Monday, May 14, in Florestano Building Room 101 on campus.

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2018 Roueche Excellence Award Winners

News Release — Twelve Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) employees recently received the League for Innovation in the Community College’s 2017 John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. The award celebrates leadership and exceptional contributions made by community college faculty and staff.

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AACC/UMB Collaborative Physician Assistant Program Gets New Program Director

News Release — Cheri Hendrix has become the new director of the Anne Arundel Community College/University of Maryland Baltimore Collaborative Physician Assistant (PA) program.

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Health Sciences Open House April 21

News Release — Experience the human heart in virtual reality, take a tour of state-of-the-art simulations labs and relax with a seated massage during AACC’s School of Health Sciences’ open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21.

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AACC Celebrates Social Justice Week

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College is celebrating Social Justice Week, April 16 to 20, with a number of activities and events.

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AACC Supports Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships

News Release — AACC announced its support for the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship today. The new legislation that passed the general assembly and awaits Governor Hogan’s signature will provide Maryland’s 16 community colleges with $15 million starting in 2019.

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AACC Names New Liberal Arts Assistant Dean

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College named Marjorie Rawhouser, Ph.D., as its new assistant dean for the School of Liberal Arts, effective Jan. 2.

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Moore Recognized for Leadership and Service

News Release — Cassandra Moore, Assistant Director of Admissions and Enrollment Development at AACC, recently was recognized with the 2018 Thomas A. Bliger award. Given by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), the award recognizes members who exemplify leadership and service within the organization.

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AACC Hosts Its First MLK Lecture Series

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College is hosting its first Martin Luther King Jr. Citizenship and Justice Lecture Series with Darrius Hills, Ph.D., assistant professor at Morgan State University. His talk, “The True Measure of American Greatness: A Kingian Response,” is at noon Thursday, Feb. 22, in Florestano Building Room 101 at the college.

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AACC Military Veterans Resource Center and Employee Receive Prestigious Awards

News Release — Harlan Harrell, AACC military/veteran retention advisor, knew he was receiving the Patriot Award from Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on the afternoon of Feb. 8. What he didn’t expect was the second plaque.

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Fridays with Friends Program in Celebration of Black History Month

News Release — The Peer Learning Partnership at Anne Arundel Community College is sponsoring Friday talks and films in celebration of Black History Month. These events, free and open to the public, will take place in the Center for Applied Learning and Technology on campus. Question and answer sessions will follow be held following the presentations.

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AACC Celebrates Black History Month

News Release — Throughout February, Anne Arundel Community College will recognize the achievements of black Americans through a variety of visual displays, initiatives and events.

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AACC Delayed Opening Jan. 10 for Some Student Services

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College will open to students at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan 10. For students enrolled in classes during this time, meeting times for those classes will not be affected and students should report to class according to their schedule.

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AACC LPN Programs Earns High Marks

News Release — The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program at AACC has earned high marks as the number one LPN program in Maryland, according to rankings recently released by TopNursing.org.

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