Education briefs

Job fair

The Anne Arundel Community College fall job fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 26 in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium, 101 College Parkway, Arnold. More than 60 employers will man booths to interview applicants for positions from entry-level to supervisory. The college also offers a series of free workshops. No appointments needed. For a list of workshops and more information, call 410-777-2770 or go to


Department of Homeland Security representative Kelvin Coleman will discuss the Cyber Awareness Month initiative at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Anne Arundel Community College's Center for Applied Learning and Technology, Room 100 on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway, as part of the college's fall CyberTuesday seminars. Free. Information: 410-777-7087 or go to

Faculty honors

The board of trustees of Anne Arundel Community College has recently awarded emeritus status to three recently retired long-term faculty members. They are: Richard Faircloth of Alexandria, Va., professor of biology; Norma Hamilton of Williamsburg, Va., professor of nursing; and Richard Niewerth of Severna Park, professor of art. The faculty emeritus honor is awarded to retired or retiring professors with at least 20 years of service who have made significant contributions to the college. Information: 410-777-2222.

Nursing scholarships

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

Solar panel installation class

The Baltimore Building Congress and Exchange Foundation has donated $4,500 to Anne Arundel Community College Foundation Inc. to fund scholarships for those enrolled in the college's new solar panel installation class. The course is offered Oct. 19 through Dec. 14. Information: 410-777-2056.

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