Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

June 04, 2006

CCC's Kraus, Weaver win top awards

Sarah Christine Kraus of Delta, Pa., and Curtis Morse Weaver Jr. of Perryville were presented with the 2006 Donald M. Thomey Outstanding Student Awards at Cecil Community College's 37th annual commencement ceremony May 21.

The cash award honors the graduate who has the highest grade point average and has taken all course work at Cecil.

Kraus and Weaver represented their class at graduation as commencement speakers.

Kraus graduated from CCC with an associate's degree in biology. She is transferring to Millersville University to study biochemistry and marine biology and plans to go into research and industry.

Weaver graduated from CCC with an associate's degree in management. He would like to enter the transportation field and work in public, employee or customer relations.

Cecil college offers vet assistant session

People who love animals and think they might like to work in a veterinary office as an assistant are invited to Cecil Community College at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Room 226 of the Arts and Sciences Building, North East campus, for an information session about the veterinary assistant training program.

An overview of veterinary technologies and the college's two programs will be given: Veterinary Assistant Training I includes outpatient care, office and exam room procedures, client relations and biology; Veterinary Assistant Training II covers diagnostics and pharmacology, diagnostic basics, functions of the lab, pharmacy, radiology and ultrasound imaging.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 211.

CCC to explain health careers

Cecil Community College is offering a free information session about training options for careers in the allied health field from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at 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.

The college also will hold a free college information and career advising session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Elkton Station.

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

CCC video students apply credit to UB

Cecil Community College recently signed an articulation agreement with the University of Baltimore that would allow CCC students who earn an associate's degree in video production to apply up to 63 credits toward the requirements for a bachelor of science degree in corporate communication at UB.

Cecil has more than 20 course-to-course agreements with the University of Baltimore through the Articulation System for Maryland Colleges and Universities.

The video production option at CCC provides career education in television, film, documentary, industrial and commercial video production.

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