Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

July 16, 2006

Accelerated College program has event

College of Notre Dame of Maryland will hold an Accelerated College information session at 6 p.m. July 26 at the Higher Education & Conference Center at HEAT.

The program will focus on Accelerated College's three programs of study: nursing, business and the newly launched elementary education program, which starts this fall.

Accelerated College allows participants to complete a bachelor's degree in business or nursing, part time, in two-and-a-half years, or the elementary education degree in about three years.

Information on College of Notre Dame's Weekend College also will be available.

Reservations are requested.

Information: 410-532-5500 or www.ndm.edu.

Fallston senior is Coca-Cola Scholar

Fallston High School senior Ranjit Korah has been named a National Coca-Cola Scholar. Korah attended the Coca-Cola Scholars Weekend in Atlanta in April and was awarded a $20,000 scholarship.

Korah was valedictorian of his class of 420 students, was the school's Al Cesky Scholar-Athlete and has been a member of the school's Envirothon Team.

He also won the $1,000 Richard Morris Scholarship from Morris & Ritchie Associates architects.

Korah plans to attend Carnegie Mellon University in the fall and major in architecture.

Professor's artwork put in Biggs exhibit

Artwork by Kenneth Jones, Harford Community College professor of art, is part of the Award Winners VI - New Work from Fellowship Artists exhibit at the Biggs Museum of American Art through Oct. 29 in Dover, Del.

Jones, an artist from Newark, Del., received a 2006 Established Artist Fellowship in Visual Arts from the Delaware Division of the Arts. The award recognized him for his artistic vision and professional accomplishments.

Jones was selected for his "Disconnected Dislocation Dilemma" series of large, pigment-ink prints, which were shown in a solo exhibition at the Print Center in Philadelphia in 2004-2005.

Information: 302-738-6488.

College reps appear on interview show

Cecil Community College representatives have been seen recently on Comcast Local Edition, a five-minute interview program broadcast during breaks in CNN Headline News for Comcast subscribers.

Comcast Local Edition features community leaders, elected officials and volunteer chairpersons discussing issues, events and information that affect their region.

Air time for the segments, televised 10 times daily, was donated by Comcast as part of a $52,000 gift to Cecil's major gifts campaign.

Segments have included information about various educational and cultural programs at the college.

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