Career fair for students of all levels

EDUCATION NOTES

April 06, 2008

The Harford Community College Office of Advising, Career and Transfer Services, and Harford County Public Schools Office of Guidance and Counseling, will hold the ninth annual Career Information and Job Fair from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the HCC Student Center in Bel Air.

The fair brings together students from middle, high and the post-secondary level to meet with Harford County business representatives.

More than 50 businesses are expected to attend.

Information: 410-836-4185.

HCC trustees meeting Tuesday

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

Anyone wishing to speak at the meeting must complete a request form and return it to Marketing and Public Relations prior to the meeting.

Information: 410-836-4408.

Final diversity series session

Cecil College will present the final "The Changing Face of Diversity in the 21st Century" speakers series from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Milburn Stone Theatre on the North East campus.

Raymond Winbush wraps up the series with " `They Say It, Why Can't I?': Political Correctness, Language and Relationships."

Winbush, director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University, has written at length about race relations, relationships and child-rearing within the black community.

The former Benjamin Hooks Professor of Social Justice and director of the Race Relations Institute at Fisk University will discuss the effect that political correctness has on interpersonal communications.

The event will conclude with a book signing.

Information: 410-287-1000.

Cecil College info session is set

Cecil College will hold a free college information and career advising session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

Advisers from the college's credit and noncredit programs will talk to prospective students about training programs, workplace readiness classes, lifelong learning resources and financial aid.

Information: 410-287-6060, ext. 641.

Parent workshop set by Highlands School

The Highlands School will hold a parent workshop, "Teaching Children the Social Skills Necessary for Success," from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the school, 2409 Creswell Road, Bel Air.

The workshop is free to the public.

Reservations are requested.

Information: 410-836-1415.

Blood drive at Forest Hill

Forest Hill Elementary School will hold a Red Cross blood drive from 3:40 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the school, 2407 Rocks Road.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments may be made by calling 410-893-4138.

Harford Friends to go to state contest

The Harford Friends School's Destination Imagination Team recently won first prize in the regional tournament and will go to the state tournament Thursday at Towson University.

Destination Imagination is a competition where students apply their knowledge and strengths to solve challenges, working together cooperatively and as a team.

Teams of five to seven members work together to apply creativity, critical thinking and individual talents to solve several challenges.

Harford Friends School consists of six girls, a parent and teacher coach.

Open house planned for HCC

Harford Community College will hold its Spring Open House April 15 and April 16, starting in the student center on the Bel Air campus.

Campus tours will begin at 6 p.m. An open house for high school juniors, seniors and their parents will start at 6:30 p.m.

Students can meet faculty members, explore career and transfer options, and learn about financial aid opportunities and student life.

Information on the enrollment process, assessment and counseling will be provided.

Information: 410-836-4107.

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