Education Notes

Education Notes

August 15, 2004

BWI Business Partnership honors community college

The BWI Business Partnership Inc. has given Anne Arundel Community College its Employer of the Year Award for establishing a major presence in the BWI business district and providing distinguished service to area citizens and regional businesses.

The partnership is a nonprofit economic development and transportation management association with more than 200 members representing companies in the Baltimore-Washington area. The award is presented each year to an employer to recognize contributions to the BWI area.

Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele and Samuel F. Heffner, chairman of the partnership board, presented the award to Martha A. Smith, AACC president, at the partnership's annual membership meeting.

Andover High to hold 1973-'75 class reunion

The Andover High School Class of 1974 will celebrate its 30-year class reunion from 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 11, at the Windows On the Bay Restaurant, 1402 Colony Road, Pasadena.

Tickets are $75 per person. The reunion is open to members of the classes of 1973 through 1975. Ticket payments should be sent to:

Andover Class of 1974, P.O. Box 152, Linthicum, MD 21090. Information: 443-255-2062 or www.andover74.com.

AACC, Argosy University join in psychology offerings

Anne Arundel Community College is joining with Argosy University, Washington, D.C., to offer AACC graduates in human services an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in psychology effective with students entering this fall.

Under the agreement, AACC students completing an associate of applied sciences degree in human services may transfer up to 75 academic credits into a bachelor of arts in psychology degree completion program at Argosy University.

AACC's human services degree requires a minimum of 61 credit hours, which can be completed over two years for students attending full time. The curriculum includes 100 hours of unpaid clinical work in each of the last three terms as part of field work in counseling and assessment techniques, crisis intervention and counseling, and behavioral counseling techniques. Information: 410-777- 7224.

St. Andrew's school team honored at U.S. conference

St. Andrew's United Methodist Day School in Edgewater took home top honors last month from the annual conference of State Legislatures held in Salt Lake City.

The team's entry, "The Asian Oyster Express," evaluated the impact that Asian oysters might have on the Chesapeake Bay estuary. The school won a Red Ribbon for Exceptional Project, placing in the top 25 percent in the nation.

The eighth-grade team consisted of Jimmy Bellinger, Kyle Chaires, Jessica Creekmore, Paige Dotson, Allie Fitzgerald, Frederick Green, Thomas Hyas, Ben Henry, Stephanie Henry, Tony Izzi, Marissa Kaliangis, Erin McKavitt, Chris Saroch, Jonathan Stewart, Christine Walsh and Dean Winter. Their teacher was James Robeson.

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