Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

June 18, 2006

CCC to hold session about allied health

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.

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

Master's programs in communication

The College of Notre Dame of Maryland will offer a master's degree in contemporary communication and a master's in project management at the Higher Education and Conference Center at HEAT starting this fall.

An information session about these programs will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 28 at HEAT.

The contemporary communication master's program is designed for students focusing on professional development in strategic communications.

Classes will be held evenings or weekends, typically with a two-week-on, one-week-off schedule.

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

Information: 410-532-5317 or www.ndm.edu.

CCC to host arts scholars program

Cecil Community College will hold its 2006 summer scholars program for students ages 13 to 15 each week beginning July 10, 17, 24 and 31.

Courses include:

YES Gazette: July 10, 17, 24, and 31. Students will create a newsletter.

Digital Photography: July 10-14. Students will create location and studio portraits.

Graphic Design: July 17-21. Students will produce business cards, stationery, fliers and posters.

Twist it, Sculpt it, Paint it!: July 24. Students can work with a variety of media to create art.

Video Production: July 24. Students will learn to use digital video camera and editing software to create a video work.

Multi-Media: July 31. Studentswill design basic multimedia productions.

Sew Many Projects: July 31. Students will go from basic to advanced sewing techniques on a variety of sewing projects.

Each one-week class will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. The cost is $185.

Information: 410-392-3366 or tcreighton@cecilcc.edu.

CCC will offer Md. basic boating course

Cecil Community College will offer a Maryland Basic Boating Course.

Three-day classes will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 11-13, July 25-27, Aug. 8-10, Aug. 22-24, Aug. 29-31, Sept. 12-14 and Sept. 26-28.

Tuition is $40, and the course fee is $15.

The course is approved by the state Department of Natural Resources and provides certification upon completion.

All people born after July 1, 1972, are required to have certification before operating numbered and documented vessels in Maryland waters.

Information: 410-392-3366; registration, 410-287-1078.

Transport group to give scholarship

The Transportation Management Association of Chester County, Pa., recently presented a $1,000 scholarship to the Cecil Community College Foundation Inc.

The scholarship is intended to support training for current and future transportation and logistics professionals.

Recipients of the scholarship should be enrolled in programs provided as part of the Mid-Atlantic Transportation and Logistics Institute at Cecil Community College.

Information: 410-287-1054.

Elkton woman wins alumni service prize

Mary A. Maloney of Elkton was presented with the 2006 Cecil Community College Alumni Distinguished Service Award at CCC's 37th annual commencement ceremony.

The award goes to a person who has made major contributions of time or money, or both, to the college and community. In addition, the recipient has committed to the continuing support of the college through charitable contributions and/or as an active volunteer on a committee or board.

Maloney also is the first person in the college's history to be granted trustee emerita status. During her 24 years as a trustee, which included five years as vice chair and 10 years as chair, the college grew from two buildings to four locations and nearly doubled its degree programs.

She has been a member of the Cecil Community College Foundation Inc. since 1982 and currently serves as vice chair.

Music school, HCC sign partnership

Harford Community College vice president for instruction Luba Chliwniak and Duke Thompson of the Maryland Conservatory of Music recently signed a partnership agreement.

The agreement provides for the conservatory to relocate a portion of its operation to the college campus.

Courses offered by the conservatory will be listed in the HCC noncredit schedule of classes beginning this fall.

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