November 16, 1992
Dr. Margaret M. Mohler, director of strategic planning and community development in Howard Community College's Office of Continuing Education, recently presented two papers at the National Conference of the American Nurses' Association Council on Continuing Education in Seattle.Dr. Mohler's first presentation, "Teamwork in Action," related to her work as co-founder and chairperson of the Maryland Community College Consortium for Continuing Education in Nursing.Her second paper, "Preferences of a Random Sample of Registered Nurses for Noncredit Continuing Education Through Maryland Community Colleges," focused on her statewide assessments of the educational needs of registered nurses.
November 1, 2012
On Election Day, voters will have the opportunity to continue the state's long tradition of welcoming new Americans and valuing education by supporting the Maryland Dream Act at the polls. A "For" vote on Question 4 will affirm the law signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley that provides in-state tuition to students who were brought to the U.S. at a young age, have been here for at least three years, graduate from high school in Maryland, and whose parents pay their taxes. The students must attend a community college for two years before entering one of the state's public four-year colleges or universities.
July 3, 2001
Three distance learning classes in history at Carroll Community College will give area students the opportunity to learn from professors at colleges outside county lines. Two of the classes, which will be offered this fall, are the product of an interactive video exchange with Howard Community College. They enable students at the Howard and Carroll schools to interact with each other and the instructor. "Basically I'm teaching in two locations at the same time," said Vladimir G. Marinich, a Howard Community College professor of social sciences who will teach "History of Modern Russia" on interactive video this fall.
January 10, 1991
Secretary of Higher Education Shaila R. Aery has recommended to Maryland community colleges that they charge a registration fee for continuing education courses taken by senior citizens.The recommended $20 fee would help defray the cost of offering continuing education courses to seniors, who by law may take courses without paying tuition.During the 1988-1989 academic year, there were more than 134,000 senior citizen registrations in Maryland's community college system.In a memo to community college presidents, Aery pointed out that demand for community college courses increases during economic slowdowns.
October 24, 1990
A master plan and preliminary plans for a new classroom building for Howard Community College will be designed by Rubeling & Associates of Towson.The college's board of trustees awarded a $55,000 contract to the architects at its September meeting.The $7 million classroom building is to be constructed in 1991-1992. It will provide space for classes in entry level and professional update career courses, training and retraining for the business community, microcomputers and English as a second language.
March 26, 2000
An economics professor and four members of the news media were honored at Loyola College in Maryland yesterday during the Jesuit school's annual Maryland Day celebration. The announcement that the Rev. Francis G. Hilton had been selected for the college's Distinguished Teacher of the Year was greeted with resounding applause and then a standing ovation, the first a professor has received during the presentation in recent years, faculty members said. Honored with Andrew White Medals for their contributions to the Maryland community were National Public Radio talk show host Diane Rehm; Washington TV news anchor Beverly Anne Burke; John S. Carroll, editor of The Sun; and Gene Roberts, editor in chief of the American Newspaper Project at the University of Maryland and former editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer.