Education Notes

Education Notes

February 06, 2005

Program scheduled for high school seniors

Anne Arundel County high school seniors and their families are invited to Northeast High School at 7 p.m. tomorrow to explore post-graduation options.

The program, "What Does the Future Hold for You?," will include an overview of jobs in the 21st century and a panel discussion by a representative of Anne Arundel Community College, a military recruiter and a local businessman. Participants also can take a short career interest inventory.

For more information: 410-437-6400.

Author to discuss book on Ulysses S. Grant

Author and historian Ed Bonekemper will give an analysis of the military career of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at a meeting of the Chesapeake Civil War Round Table. The meeting will be in the Cade Center for Fine Arts on the Arnold campus of Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway.

Bonekemper's latest book, A Victor, Not a Butcher: Ulysses S. Grant's Overlooked Military Genius, will be discussed. The event is free and sponsored by the AACC history department. Information: 410-777-2428.

Miller Senate Building to feature history exhibit

An exhibit featuring historical objects from the collections of the Maryland State Archives has opened in the Miller Senate Building in Annapolis.

The exhibit, Four Centuries of Stories from the Collections of the Maryland State Archives, features objects such as a Civil War battle flag, 19th- and 20th-century china and silver from Government House, a document box made in 1774 by John Shaw and original Great Seals of Maryland dating to 1648.

The Miller building also features three other exhibits by the State Archives: Colonial Encounters in the Chesapeake: the Natural World of Native Americans, Europeans and Africans, 1585-1800; Historical County Maps, 1608-1908; and A Priceless Legacy: Charles Carroll of Carrollton's Papers and the History of Maryland.

Also featured in the building are the Tiffany dome created for the state by the studio of Louis Comfort Tiffany and a marble mosaic of the Great Seal of Maryland. The Miller Senate Building is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Picture identification is required for entrance to all state buildings. Information: 410-260-6400 or 800-235-4045.

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