Education Notes


May 20, 2007

CCC commencement scheduled today

Cecil Community College will hold its 38th annual commencement today and award degrees and certificates to students who graduated in December as well as this semester.

The college will award 145 associate's degrees and 68 certificates. Some students will receive more than one degree or certificate. The top two degrees by discipline are registered nurse (59 degrees) and general studies (34 degrees).

Of the certificates, 48 are in visual communications.

Forty-five percent of the Class of 2007 graduated from Cecil County high schools, and 72 percent are Cecil residents; 64 percent are age 20 to 29, and 19 percent age 30 to 39; 73 percent are female.

A ticket is required for admission to the ceremony.

For more information, call 410-287-1054.

Cooking class open at CCC

Cecil Community College will offer the class "Growing and Cooking with Herbs" from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, this week through June 16, at Sinking Springs Farm in Elkton, 843 Elk Forest Road.

Students will learn how to grow an herb garden and use fresh herbs in recipes.

Tuition is $40, and the course fee is $20.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 626.

119 GED students receive diplomas

Cecil Community College recently presented 119 high school diplomas to students who attended the college's General Educational Development program since October 2005.

Amanda J. Charles and Shawntele Roston were the student speakers for the graduation ceremony.

Other attending graduates included Amy Anders, Elizabeth Baker, John M. Cericole, Cynthia K. Cordell, Amanda Ewing, Amber Nicole Finley, Nicole Fisher, Heather Harrington, Jeffrey Michael Hawkins, Philip Ingram Jr., Heather Kelly, Amanda Kosinski, Carmen M. Kravchuk, Diane Ogden, Jessica Pyle, Jessica Reddick, John E. Scott, Amber Rae Shiflett, Patricia Sielski, Phillip Ray Sisler III and Heather N. Whigham.

Cecil Community College offers GED classes in 10-week cycles. Tuition is $70 and the GED book is $20.

Information: 410-392-3366.

Volunteers sought as literacy tutors

The Literacy Education Department of Harford Community College is seeking volunteers to assist instructors for Adult Basic Education (ABE) math classes and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes for the summer program.

Information: 410-836-4115.

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