Education Notes


October 22, 2006

Leadership program to be held Friday

The Harford County public schools and Harford Community College will hold the 17th annual Equity Leadership Program from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the college.

The theme is "Keep it Real." Student representatives from all county public secondary schools will attend the conference.

The purpose of the conference is to inspire young leaders and inform students about equity issues in an interactive format.

Information: 410-809-6065.

College to offer social work programs

Salisbury University will offer its bachelor of arts in social work and master of social work programs at Cecil Community College starting in the spring semester.

Courses in the satellite programs are "blended" using interactive live video and online instruction from Salisbury's faculty.

The program allows students to complete all components of the degree. The part-time programs are designed with the working student in mind. Classes are held in the evening and the summer term. The academic load is six to nine credits per semester.

The bachelor's program is for students who have associate's degrees or 60 credits toward a bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 grade point average from an accredited college or university.

Information: 410-677-5363.

College president re-elected to panel

Cecil Community College President W. Stephen Pannill was recently re-elected to a fourth year on the Maryland Association of Community Colleges Executive Committee.

Pannill also was voted to his first year as vice chairman of the Maryland Council of Community College Chief Executive Officers.

The Maryland Association of Community Colleges was established in 1992 as an advocacy organization for Maryland's 16 public community colleges.

The association comprises Maryland's community college presidents.

College receives $16,500 in donations

Cecil Community College recently received two donations.

The Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union recently donated $15,000 to the Cecil Community College Foundation major gifts campaign.

The Maryland Law Enforcement Officers Inc. donated $1,500 to the MLEO Scholarship Fund for an annual scholarship support to students majoring in a law enforcement-related program of study at the college.

2 Harford graduates win scholarships

York College of Pennsylvania has given the Dean's Academic Scholarship to two North Harford High School graduates.

Kristin Nicole Eader of Jarrettsville and Michael S. Loiacono of Forest Hill were honored during the Freshman Scholarship Recognition Ceremony.

Eader is majoring in management and Loiacono in nursing.

The scholarship pays one-third of the tuition of full-time freshmen.

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