Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

December 24, 2006

HCC recruiting for leadership training

Harford Community College is recruiting for the 2007 class of the Harford Leadership Academy.

In its 17th year, the academy promotes the development of leaders in the community and creates a committed, involved and diverse network of leaders in Harford County.

The academy encourages applications from mid- to upper-level management personnel who have the goal of providing leadership in the community, an interest in accepting new and rewarding challenges, have demonstrated leadership skills, are new to the community and who wish to learn more about Harford County and become involved as leaders.

Enrollment is limited to 36 adults. Applicants must live or work in Harford County, have demonstrated interest in voluntarism and the community, exhibit leadership potential and be able to attend all seminars.

Businesses, agencies, community organizations or individuals may nominate candidates or may apply themselves. A selection committee will review applications. Deadline for applications is Feb. 2.

The 2007 Harford Leadership Academy will begin with a dinner meeting March 9 and continue through March 10, followed by 13 Wednesday-morning seminars, concluding June 13.

The cost is $550. Scholarships are available based on demonstrated need.

Information: Pat Hogan, 410- 836-4176.

Engineering study offered at CCC

Cecil Community College is offering five new arts and sciences transfer degree options in aerospace engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.

Individuals who like math and who enjoy making and breaking things might be interested in these programs.

In addition to math, physics and chemistry courses required in the engineering programs, CCC's "Introduction to Engineering Design" class will introduce students to all disciplines of engineering. They will learn about various types of engineers and participate in engineering-related activities.

Each of the engineering options are transfer degrees and were created with the intention of enabling CCC graduates to go on to any four-year institution in the country that has an engineering major.

Information: 410-287-1054.

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