Aide Training Course

Education notes

March 15, 1992

The Visiting Nurse Association of Baltimore will offer a 75-hour home health aide training program.

The session, which meets federal regulations, will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, March 23 to April 3, at the Harford VNA office, 300 Baltimore Pike, Bel Air.

The cost is $175 a student. Completion of the course qualifies trainees as a nursing assistant in home care.

Advance registration is required.

Information: 358-1895 or 879-7087.


The University of Maryland University College will conduct walk-in registration for upper-level business and management evening courses from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 19 at the Edgewood Education Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Building 4410, and from 4 to 5:30 p.m. March 25 at the Aberdeen Education Center, APG, Building 3146.

Undergraduate courses offered include "BMGT 354 Promotion Management," "BMGT 460 Personnel Management," "Analysis and Problems," "BMGT 482 Businessand Government," "CAPP 310 Desktop Publishing," "ENGL 393 Technical Writing," and "IFSM 300 Information Systems in Organizations."

Cycle IV classes are scheduled from April 7 through June 15. Students may be admitted to UMUC at the time of registration.

Information: 272-8269.


Representatives from the 11 colleges of the University of Maryland System and Morgan State, St. Mary's College and Mount St. Mary's will meet with prospective transfer students from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in the lower level of Harford Community College's Learning Resources Center.

Representatives from Towson, UMUC, UMBC, and the University of Baltimore will remain on campus from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Bel Air Hall for the convenience of evening students.

The University of Maryland System includesthe University of Maryland at Baltimore, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, University of Maryland University College, Bowie State, Coppin State, Frostburg State, Salisbury State, Towson State and the University of Baltimore.

Representatives will provide HCC students with information on programs of study, transfer of credits, financial aid, scholarships, housing and student life.

Information: 836-4301.


Delegate Mary Louise Preis, D-Dist.34, has formed a delegate scholarship committee which will review and evaluate all applications for scholarship awards.

The committee,chaired by Anne Brown of Bel Air, represents the school attendance areas in District 34 -- Aberdeen, Edgewood, Joppa, Havre de Grace, andBel Air.

The scholarship awards will be based on various criteria, including need, academic achievement, extracurricular and communityactivities, and employment.

Applicants must reside in District 34and either attend a Maryland school or plan to attend one, includingcommunity colleges, two-year public institutions, diploma schools for nursing, four-year public and non-public institution for graduate and undergraduate studies, and approved private career schools.

Scholarship applications are available at the schools' guidance offices.

Information: Anne Brown, 838-5890.

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