Cecil College plans career fair

The Baltimore Sun

Cecil College will hold a Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the Technology Center on the North East campus at One Seahawk Drive.

Participating organizations include Herr Foods, Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union, Cecil County Sheriff's Office, Adecco Employment Services, PNC Bank, AAA Mid-Atlantic, HMS Host-Chesapeake House, Union Hospital, Dynamic Science, Coventry Health Care and Upper Bay Counseling and Support Services.

The Career Fair is open to the public. Applications and interviews will be available on-site.

Information: 410-287-1000.

Acting teacher to hold master class

Internationally known acting teacher Barbara Sellers-Young will fuse Stanislavski-based actor training exercises with yoga, tai chi and other body-centered techniques in a master class at 7 p.m. Friday in the Performing Arts Hall of Cecil College's Elkton Station, 107 Railroad Ave.

The program is sponsored by Cecil's performing arts program. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Sellers-Young is chair of the performing arts program at the University of California at Davis. She has lectured, directed and choreographed nationally and internationally.

Her writings include Breathing, Movement, Exploration and Teaching Personality with Gracefulness and an edited volume on bellydance.

Sellers-Young said her technique "explores heightened states of conscious awareness to enhance an actor's performance." Her technique is inspired by "Constantin Stanislavski's definition of physical action, which integrates a performer's energy state with their imagination."

Information: 410-287-6060 ext. 207.

ESL advising offered by HCC

Harford Community College will offer English as a Second Language advising.

ESL is for foreign-born adults 16 years of age or older who would like to improve English communication skills, including listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Advising sessions will be held at 10 a.m. April 1 at the Edgewood Public Library and at 6:30 p.m. April 3 at Edgewood Hall Room 132 HCC.

Free beginning and intermediate classes begin every six weeks. Attendance at an advising session is required for entry into the classes.

Information: 410-836-4115.

Education expo scheduled at HEAT

An education expo will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 2 at the Higher Education and Conference Center at HEAT in Aberdeen for adults to explore opportunities in upper-level undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered at the site and preview summer classes and programs.

The center offers classes in the evening and on weekends by some of the region's finest colleges and universities. Bachelor's degree programs include business, education, information technology, management and nursing.

Master's degree programs include applied information technology, biotechnology, business, education, engineering, homeland security management, instructional technology and management.

A doctorate of education in community college leadership is also available.

Representatives from various schools that offer classes at HEAT will be available for program advising and to discuss financial aid options, including: College of Notre Dame of Maryland; Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Whiting School of Engineering, and Zanvyl Kreiger School of Arts & Sciences; Morgan State University; Towson University; University of Maryland, College Park; and University of Phoenix.

Towson University also offers several undergraduate classes at HEAT. College of Notre Dame offers accelerated programs in nursing, business and elementary education; weekend college; and graduate studies.

The center is at 1201 Technology Drive, on Route 22 in Aberdeen.

Information: 410-638-2502.

Blood drive at Forest Hill Elementary

Forest Hill Elementary School will hold a Red Cross blood drive from 3:40 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 10 at the school, 2407 Rocks Road.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments may be made by calling 410-893-4138.

Three-day course in boating safety set

Cecil College will offer a Maryland basic boating course, suitable for ages 10 and older.

The three-day class will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. April 15-17, April 29-May 1, May 13-15, May 27-29, June 10-12 and June 24-26.

Tuition is $40 and the course fee is $15. Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult who also is registered for the course.

The course is approved by the Department of Natural Resources and provides certification to those who successfully complete it.

All people born after July 1, 1972, are required to have certification prior to operating numbered and documented vessels in Maryland waters.

Information: 410-392-3366; registration, 410-287-1078.

Nursery school accepts applications

Forest Hill Nursery School is accepting applications for its 3- and 4-year-old programs for the 2008-2009 school year.

Programs are two days a week for 3-year-olds and three days a week for 4-year-olds.

Teachers have degrees and are licensed by the state.

Information: 410-838-0868.

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