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News From Harford County Schools And Colleges

April 03, 2005

College plans session on local programs offered at tech center

The College of Notre Dame of Maryland will hold an information session at the Higher Education and Applied Technology Center at 6 p.m. April 28. The session will focus on Notre Dame's Weekend College and Accelerated College, undergraduate programs that are available at the HEAT Center, 1201 Technology Drive, Aberdeen.

College of Notre Dame majors offered at the center include business, elementary education and nursing (from registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing).

Weekend College is a part-time bachelor's program for working adults. Accelerated College, in nursing and business, allows participants to complete a bachelor's degree, part time, in 2 1/2 years.

For more information or to make a reservation for the information session, call 410- 532-5500.

Honor society chapter inducts HCC members

The Rho Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society at Harford Community College, has inducted new members. Phi Theta Kappa promotes leadership, scholarship, fellowship and service. To be eligible for membership into the Rho Beta chapter, a student must have completed 12 credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.5.

The following students were inducted:

Tara Almacy, Antoinette Bachmann, Thomas Banks, Angela Baylis, David Blackburn, Elizabeth Bova, Douglas Bruns, Lisa Bruns, Jennifer Bullock, Brandi Burdych, Mary Byers-Kochender, Rachel Cabrejo, Susan Capallo, Jeanette Casagrande, David Chandler, Kimberly Claiborne, Sarah Copenhaver, Rachele Corpuz, Theresa Correa, Daytra Cousar, Joy Duke, Megan Deavers, Christina deMelker, Don Fogle, Howard Girvin, Caitlin Gizinski, Brian Grimes and Adrian Griner.

Also, Kimberly Hamel, Lindsey Heckner, Melanie Herbert, Benjamin Holston, Mark Hoopes, Benjamin Jones, Cathy Jones, Donna Jones, Alexandria June, Christina Keehan, Jessica Kile, Chirag Kothari, Russell Kress, Melinda Lehnerd, Daniel Lozier, Rachel Mazza, Laura Medlin, Gregory Molnar, Timothy Morgan, Lauren Nagel, LeAnn Nagel, Jasmine Nakayama and Jonathan Narup.

Also, Theresa Okereke, Craig Oliver, Angela Onyebadi, April Ostrowski, Maria Peleriti, Eric Philippin, Zbigniew Pietrzak, Robert Powels, Nora Quinones, Charlene Regner, Stephanie Reitz, Treena Richardson, Holly Rinker, Stephanie Rozankowski, Jennifer Schaefer-McCoy, Catherine Scott, Veronica Silva, Philip Sullivan, David Tambourine, Heather Thiess, Bonnie Tilley, Jacqueline Welkner, Alice Whittington-Gul and Stephanie Willard.

Two HCC students rank in essay contest

HTH Worldwide has named two Harford Community College students, Dev Sharma and Maria Belen Jacome Giler, winners in its worldwide student essay competition, the college announced. In addition, the college's International Student Office was awarded $500 for having the student who won first place in the contest. Sharma, a student from Guyana who is majoring in teacher education-secondary, was awarded first place. He will receive a $2,000 award for academic/professional development. Sharma has attended the college since fall 2003 and is on the dean's list.

Jacome Giler, a student from Ecuador who is majoring in business administration, won honorable mention. She will receive a $500 award for academic/professional development. Jacome Giler has attended the college since spring 2004 and is on the president's list.

More than 300 essays were submitted in the competition. The topic of the essays was "Discuss your perception of the United States prior to your arrival in America and how your view has changed during your study in the U.S."

HTH Worldwide sells health insurance to international students.

Artist to display works at Cecil Community College

NORTH EAST - Showcasing recent screen prints and collagraph prints by Newark, Del., artist Carrie Ida Edinger, Sketches of Quite a Mixture will be on display in the Gallery at the Cecil Community College Community Cultural Center through April 24.

Edinger, the recipient of a 2003 Delaware Emerging Artist Fellowship for works in the paper/printmaking discipline, has exhibited her art throughout the United States. Recent showings have included a solo exhibit at the Madelon Powers Gallery of East Stroudsburg University's Fine and Performing Arts Center in Pennsylvania; the Biennial Exhibit of Women in Textile Art at the ARA Gallery and Cultural Center in Coral Gables, Fla.; and the Parkside National Print Exhibition at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

An opening reception will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, with an artist's talk at 6:30 p.m.

The Gallery, at 1 Seahawk Drive, North East, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. It is also open during events at the Cultural Center. For appointments, call 410-287-1023.

Calendar

Health career training:

Cecil Community College is offering a free information session about the school's training options for allied health careers from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Elkton Station, Room 221, 107 Railroad Ave., Elkton. Information sessions will also be held at the same location June 1 and on the College's North East campus May 4. 410-287-6060, ext. 641 or ext. 760.

"The Glass Slipper":

Middle school pupils at St. Stephen School in Bradshaw will present The Glass Slipper at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. April 10 at the school, 8028 Bradshaw Road. Admission is $4 for adults, and $3 for children. Tickets may be purchased by calling the school at 410-592-7617.

School calendar

April

Wednesday:

Elementary teachers' planning time - elementary pupils dismissed at 1 p.m.

Thursday and Friday:

Teacher in-service days - schools closed for students.

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