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November 3, 2011
Capitol College will hold an open house Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for undergraduate students looking to learn more about the bachelor degree programs offered. For those looking to learn more about Capitol's graduate degree programs, an on-campus information session will be held on Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m. During the open houses, prospective students will visit the Cyber Battle Lab, where information assurance students simulate and defend against cyber attacks; the Space Operations Institute, where students monitor and observe NASA satellites in orbit; and the telecommunications and engineering labs; where students put the knowledge they've learned in classrooms to use. The graduate information sessions detail each graduate degree program and offer students a glimpse at Capitol's online learning platform, Capitol LIVE!
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NEWS
By Ted Shelsby and Ted Shelsby,SUN STAFF | November 9, 2003
Harford Community College has made only slight progress this year in its efforts to offer students four-year baccalaureate degrees in limited fields of education, according to the school's president. In answer to a question from Del. Mary-Dulany James, a District 34A Democrat, Claudia E. Chiesi, president of HCC, said she has had limited conversations this year with three schools in the state regarding help with setting up four-year degree programs in the county. Chiesi was attending an all-day pre-session legislative conference at HCC on Wednesday.
NEWS
By Ted Shelsby and Ted Shelsby,SUN STAFF | February 16, 2003
Advocates of a limited bachelor's degree program at Harford Community College took their argument to Annapolis, where they encountered a buzz saw of opposition from four-year education institutions seeking to defend their turf. "This is clearly about turf. It's about encroachment," Claudia E. Chiesi, president of Harford Community College, told members of the House Ways and Means Committee at a hearing Wednesday about a bill that would allow the school to offer three bachelor's degree programs.
NEWS
By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,Sun Staff Writer | May 29, 1994
After several years of false starts and delays, Harford County's Higher Education and Applied Technology Center (HEAT) is about to become a reality.A construction contract was awarded Thursday by Harford Community College's board of trustees for a $1.15 million academic building to anchor the 150-acre Aberdeen complex.The 10,285-square-foot center is a scaled-down version of the 30,000-square-foot building that was an originally proposed four years ago but that kept shrinking to keep construction costs within a $1.5 million budget.
NEWS
February 11, 2003
HARFORD Community College wants to become the first community college in Maryland to offer four-year degree programs. If they can only get a foot in the door, officials promise, they won't aspire to be Harford University, with a panoply of bachelor's degree programs. But if Harford gets what it wants, the state's 15 other community colleges surely will seek similar authority, and eventually these schools will want the door wide open. It's that middle name - community - that distinguishes the state's two-year colleges from their four-year brethren.
NEWS
By Joni Guhne and Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 25, 1996
THE DAFFODILS trumpet the arrival of Mother Nature's spring court.Ladies in waiting -- gentle weeping cherries, elegantly dressed coral quince, proud Bradford pear -- whisper excitedly as the princesses arrive.This, at last, is dogwood spring.Services expandingHospice of the Chesapeake is known for its compassionate, professional care of county residents diagnosed with an illness that limits their lives to six months or less. The hospice makes it possible for patients to spend their last weeks and months where they want to be: at home.
NEWS
February 25, 2007
HCC sets meeting on strategic plan Harford Community College will hold a meeting to hear public input on the school's effort to develop a new strategic plan. The meeting is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Room 132 of Edgewood Hall on the Bel Air campus. Information: 410-836-4217. Friends School sets adolescence talks Harford Friends School, in conjunction with Goucher College's graduate programs in education, will offer a public series of interactive lectures on preadolescent academic, social and emotional development.
BUSINESS
By Stacey Hirsh and Stacey Hirsh,SUN STAFF | February 6, 2001
Baltimore-based Sylvan Ventures LLC, a subsidiary of Sylvan Learning Systems Inc., said yesterday that it will invest $32.8 million in Walden University, a Minneapolis-based distance-learning college, in exchange for a 41 percent ownership stake in the school. Walden also announced yesterday that it is teaming up with another Sylvan Learning Systems subsidiary, Canter and Associates, to offer students a master's degree program in education, specializing in elementary reading and literacy.
NEWS
December 18, 2012
The United States is in a debt crisis across the board. The leadership in Washington refuses to do what we elected them to do which is make the hard and intelligent decisions for the population. That requires actually leading from the front and not behind. Instead, the politicians take polls and point fingers. The housing industry that has driven the economy for 50 years is still mired in foreclosed homes and homeowners who are underwater with no way out. Student debt keeps rising due to ever higher college and university costs.
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