Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

May 06, 2007

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.

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.

Student to perform at `Eat Your Arts'

The Cecil Community College performing arts program will hold its "Eat Your Arts!" series from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of CCC's Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

Jazz, folk, bluegrass, country, contemporary and classical music will be performed by students, including vocalists Zane Ewing, Heather Atkins, Robin Richardson and Eric Northern; guitarists Nate Paruch, Rory Barczewski, John Kluge, Anthony Derrico, Chriztie Elliott and Danny Weaver; trumpet players Cliff Thompson and Chris Carr; saxophonist Jordan Pierce; bass player Max Drapeau; percussionist Katie Stike; and harpist Madelyn Petersen.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 207.

HCC offers course in Web design

Harford Community College is offering Web graphic design certification classes.

The three-class series begins May 15. Students will learn to use Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop and ImageReady, Macromedia Fireworks and Macromedia Flash.

Certification is awarded upon completion of the program. Prerequisites include an understanding of directory and file structure, knowledge of Windows 2000 or XP, and the ability to work with Web browsers. Students will compile a portfolio of work they can present to employers.

Information: 410-638-2576.

HCC offers classes for senior adults

Harford Community College will hold College Week for Senior Adults from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21 to 25 on the main campus.

During College Week, senior adults can select from a variety of courses. Classes include "Drawing the Still Life," "Special Effects in Watercolor," "Digital Photography," "Photoshop Elements," "Poker Fun," "Bridge for the Beginner," computer classes, yoga and a study of the Book of Revelation.

Information: 410-836-4175.

GED recipients to be recognized

Harford Community College will hold its annual GED Recognition Ceremony at 7 p.m. May 23 in the Chesapeake Center on the Bel Air campus.

Anyone who earned a General Educational Development diploma in the past year is welcome to attend. Family members also are welcome.

Those planning to attend are asked to call Debbie Gordon at 410-836-4115.

HCC ranks 5th as tech-savvy school

Harford Community College recently was ranked fifth among midsize colleges by the Center for Digital Education and the American Association of Community Colleges in its annual list of technologically-savvy community colleges.

The ranking was based on the Digital Community Colleges Survey, which examines technology services available to students, faculty and staff.

College administrators responded to questions regarding online services and technology provisions offered to students, faculty and communities; and provided Web site addresses and background data for final verification and validation.

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