Education expo set for Tuesday


November 04, 2007

An education expo will take place from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Higher Education and Conference Center at HEAT, 1201 Technology Drive, Route 22, Aberdeen.

Visitors can learn about upper-level undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and preview spring classes and programs.

Classes meet evenings and weekends at regional colleges and universities. Bachelor's degrees include business management, education, information technology and nursing. Master's degrees include applied information technology, biotechnology, education, engineering, homeland security, instructional technology and management.

A doctorate of education in community college leadership also is offered.

Representatives from various schools will be available for program advising and to discuss financial aid options, including: College of Notre Dame of Maryland; the Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Whiting School of Engineering, and Zanvyl Kreiger School of Arts & Sciences; Morgan State University; Towson University; University of Maryland, College Park; and University of Phoenix.

Information: 410-638-2502.

`Eat Your Arts!' at Cecil College

The Cecil College Performing Arts Program will hold an "Eat Your Arts!" series from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the gallery of the Milburn Stone Theatre on the North East campus.

A second program will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of the college's Elkton Station campus, 107 Railroad Ave.

The Tuesday event will feature a performance by music and theater students along with a reception for photographer Linda Wilson's Sense of Self exhibit.

Thursday's event will feature Femme Fatale, the work of artists Kristeena Crabb and Sue Eyet.

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

Open houses for magnet schools

Harford County public schools will hold open houses for the magnet programs this month.

High school magnet programs, which offer a specialized curriculum, are available to eighth-grade students by application.

Available magnet programs are: the Science and Mathematics Academy at Aberdeen High School, the Global Studies/International Baccalaureate Programme at Edgewood High School and the 19 career programs at Harford Technical High School in Bel Air.

Open houses will be Wednesday at Harford Technical High School; Nov. 13 at Edgewood High School for Global Studies/International Baccalaureate Programme; Nov. 20 and 28 at Aberdeen High School for Science and Mathematics Academy. Check for specific times and more information.

Harford Christian plans open house

Harford Christian School will hold an open house Saturday at the school on Route 136 (Whiteford Road), one mile north of Dublin.

A reception will begin at 9:45 a.m. Principal Bryan Wilson will give a general presentation on the school at 10 a.m., followed by tours and interviews with the faculty.

The program is for families not currently connected with the school.

A ministry of the Evangelical Methodist Church, Harford Christian enrolls 450 students.

Information: 410-457-5103.

Nursery school sets open house Nov. 15

Forest Hill Nursery School will hold a fall open house from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at 2230 Rock Spring Road (Route 24), Forest Hill, in the Child Development Center of Advent Lutheran Church.

Participants can meet teachers and visit classrooms.

Registration is requested.

Information: 410-838-0868.

Army researchers mentor students

Scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense have partnered with Harford County public schools to mentor the county's brightest high school science students from the Aberdeen Science and Math Academy.

The scientists are assisting the students in their senior year capstone projects, as well as with summer work programs.

Five academy students will do their capstone projects at the institute under the guidance of career professionals.

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