Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

February 05, 2006

Session to offer help with student aid forms

The Maryland Higher Education Commission will hold the fifth annual College Goal Sunday next weekend. The session helps students and their parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid financial form required by most colleges, universities and private career schools to qualify for scholarships, grants and loans.

College Goal Sunday will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 12 at 20 locations, including the HEAT Center in Aberdeen.

Information: 866-GO-2-GOAL.

Community college to offer course in VoIP technology

Harford Community College will offer a VoIP Fundamentals class at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the HEAT Center.

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is an alternative to traditional telephones that uses voice and data integration.

The HCC class is the first in a series of four. The 18-week course provides hands-on use of Cisco IP phones, gateways and Cisco Call Manager Express routers.

Students may register by mail or in person at the office of noncredit registration in Edgewood Hall; or online with a credit card at harford.edu.

Information: 419-638-2576.

Free session planned on health careers

Cecil Community College will hold a free information session on training options for careers in the allied health field from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Room 327 at Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

The college offers full-time, part-time and accelerated training programs for medical assistants, medical coders and billers, health unit coordinators, certified nursing assistants and phlebotomists.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 641 or ext. 760.

Career counseling session Wednesday

Cecil Community College will hold a free College Information and Career Advising Session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday 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, lifelong learning resources and financial aid.

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

John Carroll student to be Assembly page

Amanda Selvy, a senior at the John Carroll School, has been chosen for the student page program during this year's Maryland General Assembly session.

She will spend two nonconsecutive weeks in Annapolis performing duties revolving around the schedule of the chamber to which she is assigned.

Amanda is vice president of the senior class and is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club, the Russian Club and the cross country and track teams.

She is the daughter of Donald and Pamela Selvy of Bel Air.

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