Education Notes


February 18, 2007

College Night scheduled Tuesday

The fourth annual College Night will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the C. Milton Wright High School gymnasium, 1301 N. Fountain Green Road, Bel Air.

This free event is open to all Harford County high school students and their parents. More than 60 colleges, universities, technical schools and military representatives from the Mid-Atlantic region will participate.

Information: 410-638-4110.

Meeting to discuss nursing program

The public is invited to comment on Harford Community College's nursing program at a meeting with representatives from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Inc. from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Chesapeake Center boardroom on the Bel Air campus.

Those who are unable to attend the session but want to comment on the nursing program may write to the Nursing Program Administrator, c/o Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air 21015, or to the accrediting commission (mark letter "confidential c/o HCC").

Information: 410-836-4229.

HCC trustees to meet Tuesday

The board of trustees of Harford Community College will meet in open session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Chesapeake Center boardroom.

This meeting was rescheduled from Feb. 13.

The public may address the board. Anyone wishing to speak must complete a request form and return it to the marketing and public relations department before the meeting.

Information: 410-836-4408.

Literacy tutors trained at HCC

Harford Community College will offer free one-on-one literacy tutor training from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 8 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 10 at Edgewood Hall.

You must attend both sessions to become certified as a literacy tutor. Registration is required.

Information: 410-836-4115.

ATHENA breakfast to be held March 2

Harford Community College will hold the sixth annual ATHENA Leadership Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. March 2 at Maryland Golf and Country Club in Bel Air.

The ATHENA Award will be presented to an exceptional individual who has achieved excellence in her or his profession, has served the community in a meaningful way and has assisted women in the attainment of their professional goals and development of their leadership skills.

Sun columnist Susan Reimer will be the speaker.

Registration for the breakfast is required. A form is included in HCC's Schedule of Noncredit Classes, or register online at

Social work degree available at CCC

Starting this semester, Salisbury University is offering its bachelor of arts degree in social work at Cecil Community College at Elkton Station.

An associate's degree in social work is offered as an accelerated pattern of study, customized to meet the needs of working adults.

CCC students may transfer 70 or more credits to Salisbury University. They must complete an additional 50 credits through Salisbury for a bachelor's degree.

Information: Salisbury University, 410-677-5363; CCC, 410-287-6060, Ext. 324.

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