Education Notes


April 16, 2006

Harford Community College plans open house for this week

Harford Community College will hold a spring open house for high school juniors, seniors and their parents Wednesday and Thursday on the Bel Air campus.

Information on the college and its programs will be available.

Registration and campus tours start at 6 p.m. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the student center.

Visitors can meet faculty members, explore career and transfer options, and learn about student life.

Information: 410-836-4107.

Unified Basketball Tournament to be held Wednesday in Aberdeen

The Unified Basketball Tournament will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Aberdeen High School, 251 Paradise Road.

Each of Harford's nine public high schools, along with John Archer School, will have a team.

Teams are made up of students from the regular school program as well as students with special needs.

Information: 410-638-3810.

Cecil Community College to offer information session this week

Cecil Community College is offering a free information session about training options for careers in the allied health field from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in Room 325, Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

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

Accelerated schedules also are available for most programs.

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

CCC to honor basketball team during celebration Thursday

In honor of the Cecil Community College men's basketball team winning the 2006 NJCAA Division II championship, the college will hold a celebration from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in Room 208 of the Technology Center on the North East campus, One Seahawk Drive.

Lunch will be served and representatives from the basketball program and the college will speak about the Seahawks' achievement of becoming the school's first team to win a national title.

CCC defeated Kirkwood Community College, 64-63, on March 25 in Danville, Ill., to capture the championship.

Information: 410-287-1054.

Harford Friends School plans open house for April 23

Harford Friends School will hold an open house for prospective students and their families from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 23 at 1212 Main St., Darlington.

Faculty, staff, students and parents, and members of the board of trustees will introduce the middle school's academics and other programs.

The school's mission is to offer an educational program that promotes academic excellence by developing the intellectual, spiritual, moral, physical and aesthetic aspects of all students.

Information: 410-457-5099.

College of Notre Dame to offer project management program

The College of Notre Dame of Maryland will offer a project management concentration as part of its management master's degree program starting in September at the Higher Education & Conference Center in Aberdeen.

A signing ceremony was held Tuesday at Harford Community College.

Students completing the program earn a graduate degree and meet academic requirements for Project Management Institute certification.

"The new concentration should be of great interest to military and contract workers who live in or will relocate to Harford County as part of the military base reallocation," said Carolyn Karlson, dean of graduate studies.

The program consists of nine required courses covering general management, economics, communications and ethics and at least four electives in project management.

Admission to the master's in management program is on a rolling basis. The fall semester begins Sept. 8.

Information sessions on Notre Dame's master's programs will be held at 6 p.m. April 26 on the main campus and April 27 at HEAT. Registration is requested.

Information: 410-532-5317.

Administrative Professionals Week to be observed last week in April

Administrative professionals and employers across the United States will observe Administrative Professionals Week the last week of April.

Harford Community College will hold its annual one-day conference for office professionals from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 and 27 at the Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood.

Participants may attend the conference on either day. Workshops will offer strategies for achieving personal and professional success while providing networking opportunities.

Workshop topics include managing time effectively, building confidence and improving health.

The keynote speaker will be Joni Daniels.

Registration is $107 and includes continental breakfast, buffet lunch, materials and mementos.

Information: 410-836-4376.

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