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October 17, 2007

HCC to christen Duncan Hall

Mary Ellen Duncan, the third president of Howard Community College, will have a building on the college campus named in her honor. She retired in May.

The building, the English, Languages and Business (ELB) building, will be renamed Mary Ellen Duncan Hall. A dedication ceremony is scheduled at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 24 in the lobby. A reception is planned for 4:30 p.m.

The building was the first of three constructed under Duncan's leadership to complete the landscaped center of the campus known as the Quad.

Duncan was succeeded June 1 as college president by Kathleen Hetherington.

Erin Yun named to women's panel

Erin Yun, director of board relations/special projects at Howard Community College, has been appointed to serve on the Howard County Commission for Women.

Beginning this month, she will serve a four-year term on the commission, which promotes the economic, social and political equality of women.

The commission coordinates its activities with the Maryland Commission for Women and the National Association of Commissions for Women.

Del. Bobo honored by consumers group

Del. Elizabeth Bobo was honored as Legislator of the Year at the annual meeting of the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition on Sept. 27 at The Meeting House in Columbia.

Hank Greenberg, president of the organization's board, introduced Bobo as the inspiration for the formation of the Consumer Rights Coalition seven years ago.

The nonprofit organization includes individual members and representatives from local consumer agencies.

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