AACC honored for forensics
Anne Arundel Community College has been designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. The conditional designation means that AACC students enrolled in the college's new cyber forensics associate's degree or certificate programs are receiving training that meets the same objectives the center requires of its own employees. Students who complete those programs also will be eligible to sit for an exam that certifies their digital forensics knowledge and skills. AACC is one of two community colleges in the nation to receive the designation; the other is Howard Community College. The Johns Hopkins University also received the designation.
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 a fund to allow contributions from the community. Preference will go to a U.S. citizen living in Anne Arundel 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 the fund or establishing scholarships can contact the AACC Foundation Inc.: 410-777-2515, email@example.com 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, contact the college's internship office at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.