CCC offers session on allied health jobs

Cecil Community College is offering a free information session about training options for careers in the allied health field from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Room 327 of Elkton Station.

The college offers full-time and part-time training programs for medical assistants, medical coders/billers, health unit coordinators, certified nursing assistants and phlebotomists.


A free College Information and Career Advising Session will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

Advisers from the college's credit and noncredit programs will talk to prospective students about training programs, workplace-readiness classes, lifelong learning resources and financial aid.


Information: 410-287-6060, Ext. 641 or Ext. 760.

CCC's Szep takes administration job

Chris Ann Szep was recently named vice president of institutional advancement and government relations at Cecil Community College.

She previously worked at the college as director of the Family Education Center and Project CARD, a community health coalition, and as an adjunct faculty member.

In her new position, she will be responsible for fundraising, donor relations and the advancement of existing and new initiatives. She also is executive director of the CCC Foundation and guides alumni relations.

CCC scores high in effectiveness survey

Cecil Community College has scored above the national average in four of five categories for effective educational practice in the 2006 Community College Survey of Student Engagement.

Cecil ranked in the 90th percentile in student effort, academic challenge and student-faculty interaction, and in the 70th percentile in active and collaborative learning.


The college also improved its scores from the 2004 survey in each of these categories.

About 250,000 randomly selected students at 447 colleges in 46 states participated in the survey, including 500 students from Cecil.