Final orientation session for new Anne Arundel Community College students will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for Performing Arts, 101 College Parkway. For reservations, go to aacc.edu/orientation/form/apptrequest.cfm.
Praxis Engineering has donated $25,000 to Anne Arundel Community College to establish an endowed scholarship fund to benefit full-time students majoring in computer science, technical studies, engineering, or mathematics. AACC was selected by Praxis because of its national reputation and leadership role in cyber education. The college has several classrooms equipped with the latest cybersecurity technology to train students. The first scholarship will be awarded next fall. Scholarships can cover tuition and fees, books, a computer and educational supplies. Application information can be found online at aacc.edu/aid/scholarships. Apply by May 1.
Barrett and Anne McKown of Edgewater have established a $25,000 scholarship fund at Anne Arundel Community College to help offset tuition and educational expenses of county residents who enroll in cyber-related studies. The couple set up the Barrett and Anne McKown Scholarship for Cybersecurity Study as an open fund to allow contributions from the community. Preference will go to a U.S. citizen living in Anne Arundel County, who is attending a cybersecurity studies program, is enrolled full time and has at least a 3.0 GPA. To apply: aacc.edu/aid/scholarships. Those interested in contributing to this fund or establishing scholarships can contact the AACC Foundation Inc.: 410-777-2515, firstname.lastname@example.org or aacc.edu/foundation.
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 offer an internship opportunity, contact the college's internship office at email@example.com or aacc.edu/internships.
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's degree program who demonstrate financial need as established by the AACC financial aid office. Information: 410-777-2515 or aacc.edu.
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 workforce. Information: 410-777-2222.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun