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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,SUN STAFF | August 20, 1998
Carroll Community College and the Maryland National Guard entered into an agreement last night to cut tuition in half for guardsmen who attend the school.College and Guard officials said it was the beginning of a partnership that will combine the resources of the two institutions."By developing these partnerships with colleges, there's a lot of things we can do besides the tuition waiver," said Lt. Col. Milton P. Davis, an education officer with the Maryland National Guard."We can develop our armories as community centers and use them for classrooms for colleges to have off-campus locations," Davis said.
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April 21, 1993
Come July 1, Carroll Community College will be an independent institution. While this may appear to be nothing more than a mere administrative change, independence also means for CCC a more secure financial future and more control over its curriculum and operations.Carroll's only public institution of higher education has operated as an appendage of Catonsville Community College since its inception in 1977. As a branch of the Baltimore County system, Carroll matured into an institution of stature with about 2,000 students.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Staff Writer | April 16, 1993
Amid non-alcoholic champagne toasts, fresh fruit and the congratulations of faculty, staff and advisory board members, officials of Carroll Community College equated the college's new autonomy yesterday with several historical fights for liberation."
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By Jennifer McMenamin and Jennifer McMenamin,SUN STAFF | August 28, 2000
As part of its effort to open doors to four-year schools, Carroll Community College has partnered with Shippensburg University in south-central Pennsylvania to streamline the transfer process and prevent students from losing time or duplicating courses. Last week's agreement with Shippensburg is the latest in a series of transfer agreements signed by the two-year college in Westminster. The school has similar arrangements with Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., Johns Hopkins Hospital Schools of Medical Imaging, University of Maryland University College as well as all public colleges and universities in Maryland.
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December 25, 2005
Credit union grant benefits CCC students First Financial of Maryland Federal Credit Union recently awarded a $45,000 grant to benefit Carroll Community College students. The grant is the third made by the credit union to the college in the past 10 years. The grants total $100,000. Carroll Community College Foundation Inc. will use the grant to support two full, need-based scholarships for the next five years for students pursuing associate arts of teaching degrees; for continued support of the First Financial Federal Credit Union Child Care Fee Assistance Fund; and for the First Financial Federal Credit Union Equipment Fund to provide annual grants to purchase equipment and education materials for the Child Development Center.
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By Greg Tasker and Greg Tasker,Staff Writer | February 9, 1993
Carroll Community College officials, warning against possible budget cuts and tuition increases, pressed the county commissioners yesterday to help them secure an additional $843,000 in state funding.Executive Dean Joseph F. Shields told the commissioners that the Maryland Higher Education Commission has agreed that the college is entitled to an additional $843,000 as an independent institution.However, Mr. Shields said, the funding didn't appear in the governor's fiscal 1994 budget. The money would be given to the college to correct an "inequitable funding formula," Mr. Shields said.
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March 21, 2004
The eighth annual Random House Book Fair to Benefit the Carroll Community College Foundation will be held Nov. 13. Carroll County students in grades one through 12 can submit previously unpublished short stories, poems or both to the Random House Book Fair Student Writing Contest. Each entry must have one author, and one entry per author may be submitted for each category. First-, second- and third-place winners will be chosen at each grade level for prose and for poetry. Winners will be contacted and given directions to provide an electronic submission of their work for publication.
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November 29, 2009
On November 26, 2009, Dwight O Kirsten and Kayla Dingle. Friends may call at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster on Wednesday from 6 to 8 P.M. A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday at 11 A.M. at St. John Roman Catholic Church, 43 Monroe Street, Westminster. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Community College to establish a scholarship in his name, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157. Online condolences may be sent to www.prittsfuneralhome.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Staff Writer | March 2, 1993
The county's contribution to Carroll Community College's operating budget this year depends on many factors beyond its control, the Carroll County Commissioners were told yesterday.In the best-case scenario, the college would not request any more money than it did last year. In the worst case, the commissioners would be asked to contribute about $350,000 and tuition could go up by $6 per credit hour."There are many scenarios if we don't achieve independence" from Catonsville Community College, said Carroll Community's executive dean, Joseph F. Shields.
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July 23, 1995
Board elects chairman, vice chairwomanWestminster businessman Michael Mason was elected chairman of the Carroll Community College Board of Trustees. ++ He officially will begin his duties at the board meeting this month.Janet R. Colburn, adult services specialist of the Carroll County Library, was elected vice chairwoman.Mr. Mason, a real estate broker specializing in commercial and industrial sales and leasing with O'Conor, Piper and Flynn Realtors, has been associated with the college since 1988.
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