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AACC Launches Vaccination Certification Form

Starting Monday, Sept. 20, students and employees can submit proof of their vaccination status by digital means.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities on Campus

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is providing vaccinations on campus by walk-in, appointment and pop-up clinics.

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AACC Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Programs Identified as "Exemplary"

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College baking and pastry and culinary arts programs were accredited and identified as exemplary by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC).

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Nursing Accreditation Site Visit by the ACEN

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Registered Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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National External Diploma Program Moves from AACPS to AACC

News Release — Previously under Anne Arundel County Public Schools, the Maryland Department of Labor awarded the National External Diploma Program operations to AACC July 1 after the retirement of longtime Director Roni Nudelman. Now at AACC, students can choose between two ways to earn a high school diploma: enroll in AACC’s GED® Test Preparation program and prepare to pass the GED exam, or complete the NEDP.

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AACC Online Programs Ranked Nationally

News Release — Value Colleges recently ranked Anne Arundel Community College as the 23rd best online community college in the nation.

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AACC Celebrates 59th Commencement with Grad Parade

News Release — Approximately 1,985 students will graduate with 2,381 degrees and certificates* on Thursday, May 27, at the 59th commencement of Anne Arundel Community College.

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30 Teachers Selected as Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors to Bring NASA Science to Classrooms

News Release — The SETI Institute has selected 30 teachers from 10 states as 2021 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAAs). Anne Arundel Community College Assistant Professor of Astronomy Deborah Levine, Ph.D., who has 23 years of experience as an infrared astronomer, was the only selected instructor from Maryland.

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AACC Recognized as Military Friendly School

News Release — Military Friendly has recently designated Anne Arundel Community College as a 2021-22 Military Friendly School for its efforts that improve the lives of veterans and military personnel.

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AACC Ranks as No. 1 Community College

AACC News — AACC has taken the top spot in a national ranking of community colleges by Academic Influence.

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AACC to Participate in Racial Equity Leadership Academy

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is excited to announce its participation in the Racial Equity Leadership Academy by Achieving the Dream and the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center. AACC is one of just 10 colleges nationwide selected to participate in this yearlong program where teams will collaboratively develop a strategic racial equity plan.

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Bridge to the Liberal Arts through Primary Source Texts

AACC News — Anne Arundel Community College has partnered with St. John's College in an initiative to make liberal arts accessible for all. The project, titled "Bridge to the Liberal Arts through Primary Source Texts (BLAST)," is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). NEH provided $100,000 to support this project, which is 100% of the cost of the project.

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Student Advocacy Day, Feb. 9, 2021

News Release — AACC looks forward to participating in Student Advocacy Day 2021. Even though the annual event is virtual this year, participating students will still have the opportunity to meet with elected officials and share their stories about why community college is important to them.

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AACC Serving as County Vaccination Site

AACC News — AACC is happy to serve as an Anne Arundel County Department of Health COVID-19 vaccination site.

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Nursing Class of 2020 Virtual Pinning Ceremony

News Release — Anne Arundel Community College celebrated a new class of nurses in a virtual pinning ceremony on Dec. 18.

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