Education briefs

April 22, 2011

Grant

Anne Arundel Community College has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support the college's Engineering Scholars Program. The grant will provide scholarships of up to $4,000 annually to financially needy, academically talented students to help them graduate from the school's engineering programs, transfer to a four-year institution and enter the work force. Information: 410-777-2222.

Science night

Experience fun and amazing science at Anne Arundel Community College's "Science Night" on Wednesday, April 27, beginning at 6 p.m. on the Arnold Campus, 101 College Parkway. Visitors can participate in interactive science activities and see science demonstrations in the dining hall. A one-hour show of science feats takes place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts. Information: 410-777-1217.

Internship participation

Anne Arundel Community College invites employers to participate in its internship program. Students from a broad range of disciplines want real-world experience and mentoring from leaders in business, industry, government and nonprofit agencies and organizations. For information on how the internships work or to provide an internship opportunity, contact the college's internship office at internships@aacc.edu or aacc.edu/internships.

Nursing scholarships at AACC

Through 2014, three Anne Arundel Community College nursing students will receive $3,000 scholarships through a program set up by Johns Hopkins HealthCare. The scholarships will benefit county residents enrolled in the college's registered nursing associate of science degree program who demonstrate financial need as established by the AACC financial aid office. Information: 410-777-2515 or aacc.edu.

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