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Cropped image of alumna Heather Howe standing in her bakery kitchen.

AACC Helps Student Fulfill Lifelong Dream

Our Stories — Heather Howe's love of baking heated up in AACC’s Baking and Pastry program. But even after earning two associate degrees — one in Hotel/Restaurant Management and another in Business Management — her appetite for learning wasn’t satisfied.

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Photograph of Matt Moore, photographer and chair of AACCs Visual Arts and Humanities department.

AACC Professor Wins Maryland State Arts Council Award

Wingspan — Fall 2018 — The Maryland State Arts Council recently awarded the 2018 Individual Artist Awards to Matt Moore, chair of AACC’s Visual Arts and Humanities department, along with 78 Maryland artists.

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ECAP: College During High School

Wingspan — Fall 2018 — Last year, high school student Sarah Noble found herself on staff at a college newspaper, mastering AP style, InDesign, and photojournalism. “I was worried they wouldn’t accept a 16-year-old in to the tightly knit newsroom. But after the first day was over I felt like I belonged,” said the 2018 Broadneck High School graduate.

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Group of students and faculty in the Hatchery.


Wingspan — Fall 2018 — Students win big in Business Pitch Competition; Hatchery redesign embraces maker space. What do a drone footage company, bakery, a food coach and carpenter have in common? They’re a few of the nine local businesses whose entrepreneurs received seed funding from AACC's $100,000 Business Pitch Competition.

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Nearly $1 Million in Private Scholarships Awarded

Wingspan — Fall 2018 — Need continues to grow despite state support. The AACC Foundation Inc. faces a new challenge with the advent of the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship, which the Maryland General Assembly passed and Gov. Larry Hogan signed into law in the spring.

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