Education Notes


Education Beat

November 20, 2005

22 from Harford on CND dean's list

College of Notre Dame of Maryland has named 22 Harford County residents to the dean's list for the spring 2005 semester. The dean's list honors students with a minimum 3.5 grade point average who also maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

The students are: Aliecia Whalen and Angela Buonaugurio of Aberdeen; Patricia Burns, Adrienne Eckley, Deborah Ann Friedel and Laurel Winkenwerder of Abingdon; Erin Cahill, Tracy Christ-Callahan, Kathleen Conn, Nancy Gavin, Lauren Kolson, Holly Miller, Rebecca Smith and Sarah Smith of Bel Air; Meredith Parkinson of Fallston; Katherine Lashley, Kathryn Soprano and Sarah Puls of Forest Hill; Kimberly Dorn of Jarrettsville; Jade Gunn and Jennifer Miller of Joppa; and James Berger of Street.

HCC, Strayer reach deal on admissions

Harford Community College and Strayer University signed a comprehensive articulation agreement Oct. 21 to guarantee admission to Strayer for HCC students who graduate with an A.A./A.S. or A.A.T./A.A.S. degree and have a curriculum GPA of at least 2.0. Students will be guaranteed admission in any related baccalaureate degree program, and the entire two-year degree program will transfer.

Strayer University offers undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in business administration, information technology, education and accounting. The university recently announced a similar agreement with Cecil Community College.

Katrina evacuees attend John Carroll

John Carroll School recently welcomed Mary Ann and Atwood Stephany into their community.

They were displaced from their home by Hurricane Katrina and will live in the Bel Air area while their home in New Orleans is rebuilt.

$2,000 donated for CCC program

Cecil Community College President W. Stephen Pannil has accepted a $2,000 donation from Butch Webb, owner of Pit Stop Pit Beef.

The contribution reflects the proceeds from Webb's Barbecue at the Cecil County Fair.

The donation will be used to support students in the Mid-Atlantic Transportation and Logistics Institute at the college.

CCC to offer college advising, information

Cecil Community College will conduct a College Information and Career Advising Session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

Advisers from the college's credit and noncredit programs will talk to prospective students about training programs, workplace readiness classes and financial aid.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 641.

Band, chorus plan holiday show Dec. 3

The Upper Chesapeake Community Band and the Cecil County Choral Society will make their first appearance together as headliners for the Cecil Community College Holiday Concert at 8 p.m. Dec. 3.

A cookie reception in the foyer is planned after the concert.

Tickets are $10-$15. They are available by phone at 410-287-1037, at the Cultural Center box office, or online at The box office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

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