Education Notes


August 27, 2006

HCC holding fall registration

Harford Community College is holding registration for fall semester 2006 credit courses in the Student Center at 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, through Saturday.

Walk-in registration will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday. Expanded hours will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Fall classes begin Sept. 5.

Students also may register for courses by mail or fax through Saturday. Forms and information are included in the schedule of fall 2006 credit classes.

Registration information also is available at Online registration continues through Sept. 4.

Students may call HCC's Advising, Career and Disability Services at 410-836-4301 to make an appointment for a one-stop session or meet with an academic adviser.

Registration also is accepted at HCC's Aberdeen Proving Ground Center. For hours and information: 410-272-2338 or 410-306-2047.

Information: 410-836-4222 or 410-879-8920, ext. 222.

College offering mediation course

Harford Community College is offering a noncredit course in Basic Mediation Skills from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 19 to Nov. 9 in Edgewood Hall.

Participants will learn how to resolve conflicts and the skills to be a mediator.

This class fulfills the basic requirements to begin mediating cases that are referred to the Harford County Community Mediation Program.

Information: 410-836-4154.

Elk Run/Walk to be held Sept. 16

In conjunction with the Elkton Fall Fest in downtown Elkton, Youth Educational Services at Cecil Community College will sponsor the second annual 5-K Elk Run/Walk at 8 a.m. Sept. 16.

The event will support youth scholarships at CCC. More than $2,000 was raised last year for 15 scholarships for students to attend camps and youth programs.

Entrants can run or walk. The race will start and end at CCC's Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave. The walk will begin shortly after the run.

Entry fee is $15 in advance and includes a T-shirt for the first 200 registered participants. On-site registration, beginning at 7 a.m., will be $20. Children ages 5 and younger are free.

Prizes for the top male and female finishers in selected age groups will be presented.

Information: 410-392-3366, ext. 628.

Foundation forming partnerships

The Greater Edgewood Education Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization, is developing collaborative and business partnerships to support educational excellence in the Greater Edgewood Area Schools.

The foundation's first event will be the first 5-K Run for Student Success Sept. 30 at Edgewood Middle School, 2311 Willoughby Beach Road.

Businesses are invited to promote their products or services by becoming an event sponsor.

Sponsorships are available as follows:

Gold, $1,500: Includes event program listing, special promotion on the GEEF Web site, your company logo on event banners and T-shirts.

Silver, $750: Includes event program listing and special promotion on the GEEF Web site.

Bronze, $250: Includes event program listing.

Information: 410-420-3120 or by e-mail at

Scholarship created for Cecil college

Cecil Community College President Dr. W. Stephen Pannill, Greater Perryville Chamber of Commerce President Barbara Brown, and Perryville High School Principal Peter Callahan recently met to recognize the establishment of the Greater Perryville Chamber of Commerce Scholarship.

With a founding donation of $500, the scholarship has been created to provide financial support to a graduate of Perryville High who is attending Cecil Community College.

Scholarships will be awarded every June for the following academic year.

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